Business Support Survey – Data Analysis Report Complete

The Business Support Survey Data Analysis Report is complete! Find out what your Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake business community thought about the local business climate. To view the analysis and other EAP project documents, please visit the link below:

EAP Project Update

Happy Spring, Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake residents! Along with birds singing and flowers blooming, the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership (CV-KL EAP) is entering a season of growth and action – the emergence of our regional economic strategy. At the beginning of April, the last of six stakeholder meetings was completed – which wrapped-up all […]

Let’s Build an Inclusive Economy

Pass Bill C-344 Over the next ten years, the federal government will invest $180 billion in infrastructure across Canada. In the next few months, MPs and Senators will vote on Bill C-344, which will allow a social value to be included in all of these investments. Let’s urge them to pass Bill C-344 to support […]

Exploring New Markets with Brian Fry

Exploring New Markets with Brian Fry Brian Fry, founder of i4C Innovation in Trail, spoke at the Creston Valley – Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership’s “Exploring New Markets” Stakeholder meeting at the Ramada on April 4 – which was organized by Kootenay Employment Services Society. Brian has been working in the tech industry for 33 […]

CV-KL Tourism Campaign – Join Today!

If you offer a local product, service, or manage an asset – join the CV-KL Co-op Tourism Campaign today – for FREE! Click the link for more information: CVKL Tourism Campaign – Info Sheet Sign up at: 

RAFT Program – For Retail, Accommodations, Food Service and Tourism Staff

Looking for a career in the vibrant and growing retail, accommodation, food service and tourism sectors? Job seekers in Nelson and area are invited to check out the RAFT Program – a free 5 week training and certification program offered by Kootenay Career Development Society starting May 7th. All are welcome to attend a public RAFT Information […]

Local business matters. Provide your input at a local meeting near you!

Now is the time to speak-up about what support you need, the opportunities you envision for this area, and how you can provide support. Where focus goes energy flows. Local businesses are the next priority of focus for our regional economic strategy. Whether you’re a sole proprietor or corporation, home-based or brick and mortar, starting-out […]

CVKL Tourism Marketing Campaign – Social Media Marketing RFP

? Do you love the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake area? ? Have experience using social media? This opportunity is for you! The CVKL TAC has developed a co-operative tourism marketing campaign plan for the Creston Valley Kootenay Lake Area (Yahk to Riondel) from April 2018 to April 2019. The campaign will showcase the area’s unique tourism offerings through […]

A Completed Regional Economic Strategy Is Near

It’s been a busy winter season for community engagement, collaboration, and regional economic strategy building in the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake area. The Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership (CV-KL EAP), which is funded by the RDCK Electoral Areas A, B, C, the Town of Creston, Kootenay Employment Services and Lower Kootenay Band, has evaluated and […]

New Career Internship Program To Help Employers!

New Career Internship Program from CBT helps employers hire recent graduates. This program is now accepting applications on a first-come, first-serve basis. More information about this program can be found here.