Business Support Survey Winners!

Thank-you to the *101 BUSINESSES & ENTREPRENEURS* who completed the Business Support Survey! This information is very valuable and will be utilized to create various supports for the business community. Congratulations to the marketing and business support winners! Bad Duck Caramel, Full Circle Health Centre, Mahood Sculptures, Terrance and Anabelle Moore, and Nora Rose Bridal and Linens

Support Available Now for Business Community

Provide your input, before it’s too late! The business support survey deadline has been extended to January 31st to allow more time for the business community to communicate their thoughts and concerns to the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership (CV-KL EAP). Even though feedback is compiled by the CV-KL EAP, results will be shared with key […]

Survey Says…

The results are in! The Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership (CV-KL EAP) has officially released the outcome from the Economic Action Partnership Strategy Survey to the public. In October 2017, the communities from Yahk to Yaqan Nukiy to Riondel were invited to participate in surveys on improving the local economy. Overall, about 1000 locals […]

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Imagine Kootenay Business Community Liaison

The CV-KL EAP is seeking a Business Community Liaison, specifically for the Imagine Kootenay brand! – $20/hr – 1 position at 20 hrs/week, or, 2 positions at 10-15 hrs/week. – 4 week term, with possibility of extended work. View the full posting here: Imagine Kootenay Business Community Liaison Job Post Post open until Friday January 26th, […]

They support us, let’s support them.

Let me highlight a very common and true statement held by many citizens – “local businesses are the heart of our community”. Phrases, like this, merrily hold hands with “local businesses boost our economy” and “local businesses create jobs” – but do these statements spark tangible and supportive cultures? Not nearly enough. It’s much easier […]

Job Posting: Community Liaison – Fields Forward

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Fields Forward has a temporary part-time position open from January-December 2018. They are looking for a highly motivated Community Liaison who will continue to build momentum for the agriculture sector in Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake. Read the complete posting here Post closes Sunday January 21st.

Canada Summer Jobs Grant – Now Open!

APPLY NOW! Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Summer Work Experience program. It provides wage subsidies to employers to create employment for secondary and post-secondary students. Again this year, Canada Summer Jobs welcomes applications from small businesses, not-for-profit employers, public sector and faith-based organizations that provide quality summer jobs for students. **Application deadline […]

YOUTH: Learn to Build and Program Robots

Do you know any youth interested in technology? Kootenay Employment Services Society​ and Tech Central are hosting FREE weekly workshops for building and programming robots! Limited seating available. Sign up by visiting