Entries by Karen

Job Opportunity: GLOWS Program Manager

  Job Title: GLOWS Program Manager Reports to: Director of Operations & Programs Type: Full-time, one-year contract Description: Are you passionate about youth education, inspired to support your community, and seeking a super rewarding and fun job? KAST is hiring an experienced Program Manager to support our youth STEAM education program! GLOWS (Growing & Learning Opportunities […]

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Pushing the Limits of Innovation, Design and Restoration in Railtown

The Building of Nelson Innovation Centre By Karen Kornelsen With the opening date of the KAST’s Nelson Innovation Centre (NiC) just around the corner, crews are working hard to put the finishing touches on a building rehabilitation that has continued to push the limits of innovative design and restoration in Nelson’s Railtown District.  NiC is […]

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A Transformational Approach to Navigating the Healthcare System

How one local nurse-turned-entrepreneur is changing patient’s lives By Karen Kornelsen   When you or someone you love gets sick, it can feel like your world just got flipped upside down. Finding or accepting a diagnosis can be draining and emotionally difficult, and it can be extremely overwhelming navigating the healthcare system. Many patients and […]

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KAST Memberships Have Arrived! Get Yours Today.

  Join our Kootenay tech community and reap some righteous rewards!  Are you a tech company, entrepreneur, innovator, visionary or service provider? Yah? Well you should join KAST (Kootenay Association for Science & Technology) – the only non-profit tech association in the Kootenays! KAST supports our regional tech community here in the Kootenays with two […]

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A Big Year for Kootenay Tech

By Karen Kornelsen The Kootenays have always been innovative. One only needs to take a quick look around to understand this wild and magical region is home to people creating their own work, inventing new jobs and living out their dreams. It’s an awesome place where people are happily co-existing in the most creative of […]