Entries by Tracy Connery

Taking the Leap! Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur

Owning your own business is a gamble, but there are some critical steps to help increase the chances that your entrepreneurial dreams become a successful reality. Anyone can be an entrepreneur, but not everybody is going to be successful. Entrepreneurship takes a lot of experience, hard work, and serious determination. And while there are no […]

School Works Program

The School Works Program provides wage subsidies to employers to help them hire full-time students on a part-time basis throughout the school year (September to May). The School Works Program not only helps employers. The program also provides opportunities for students to gain career-related work experience in the Basin. Applications available August 15, 2019. Are […]

Innovate BC Ignite Program

BC Ignite: Innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It happens with ideas, insights, time — and money. Innovate BC’s Ignite Program provides up to $300,000 to fund projects in the areas of natural resources, applied science and/or engineering. Teams made up of industry and academia come together to solve real-life business problems in a 3-year […]

Opportunity: KAST Programs Director

The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) is hiring a key position within the organization: Program Director. Are you a talented Program Manager? Are you ambitious and organized? Do you like inspiring and helping people to do great things? Then KAST has a job for you! The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) […]

Task Force to Boost B.C. Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation

News Release New Food Security Task Force to find new ways to use technology and innovation to strengthen B.C.’s agriculture sector and grow the economy. The Province has created the Food Security Task Force to find new ways to use technology and innovation to strengthen B.C.’s agriculture sector and grow the economy by helping farmers […]