Current Projects

Rural Entrepreneurship Development (RED) Program

The program supports the development of new business ventures in communities across the Regional Districts of Central Kootenay, East Kootenay, and Kootenay Boundary.

Creston Valley - Kootenay Lake Wayfinding Project

A 3 phase project focused on making the Creston Valley and Kootenay Lake area easier to navigate.

Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Childcare Working Group

KES formed a Childcare Working Group, and hosted a meeting with community service providers and stakeholders. This group utilized the results of the CitySpaces report to brainstorm possible solutions to the childcare crisis in our community.

Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Photobank

We are working with various community partners to develop a photobank to enhance tourism, local marketing, and resident and physician attraction.

Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Forest Impact Recovery Advisor

Supporting affected businesses and employers in the timber industry.

Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Housing Collaboration Project