Entries by Tracy Connery

Nelson Innovation Centre benefits from BC Rural Dividend

BC Rural Dividend Program has awarded $100,000 to Community Futures Central Kootenay (CFCK) for development of the Nelson Innovation Centre. The funds will allow CFCK to hire a manager to co-ordinate operations of the Nelson Innovation Centre, including a technology business mentorship program and membership framework. “Nelson Innovation Centre will help to position our region […]

5 Important Tasks as You Prepare to Launch Your Startup

As you consider taking your business idea/concept to an operating startup business, the to-do list is seemingly endless! The list is loooo-ooong when it comes to things to do in the life of a fledgling startup. There are some priorities, however, to ensure that your valuable and limited time is most effectively being spent. Tackle the following […]

Basin Community Buildings Get Fresh Energy – Sustainably!

Renewable energy upgrades in 16 Columbia Basin community buildings will generate energy, increase energy efficiency and sustainability, and reduce energy costs. These sustainability projects are being realized with over $650,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Energy Sustainability Grants. The buildings range from community halls to aquatic centres, and activities vary from installing solar panels […]

Clean Energy BC Conference – Powering Generations: Legacy to the Future 2019

The Clean Energy BC Powering Generations: Legacy to the Future, June 4th-6th, 2019, showcases Trail and the Kootenays’ legacy of engineering excellence and how this impacts innovation in the region’s tech sector. Powering Generations: Legacy to the Future is a three-day conference provides a networking opportunity to connect clean energy industry professionals, community leaders, First Nations, and technology […]

Public Spaces Add State-of-the-Art Technology

Several public spaces throughout the Basin will enjoy becoming more high-tech with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Technology Program. Access to state-of-the-art technology can spark opportunities to learn, connect and bring creative ideas to life. Nine communities in the Columbia Basin will soon have new digital equipment, software and other technologies that people can […]

Selkirk College GLOWS RobotGames 2019!

A robot competition like no other. Youth from throughout the region will build, program and deck out their robots to enter into RobotGames – a fun and free-spirited event full of prizes. RobotGames will take place Saturday, April 13 at the Tenth Street Campus in the Mary Hall Building. Everyone is welcome to attend! The […]