Entries by Tracy Connery

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Canadian Technology Accelerators in the U.S. and Asia – WEBINAR

How the Canadian Technology Accelerators can help with expansion into the United States. Despite the exciting growth opportunities, the U.S. market is often undermined as it has many challenges and deep complexities. That’s why the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) created the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA). Canadian companies are naturally drawn towards to the United States […]

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KAST receives $15,000 for Programs at Nelson Tech Club

The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology received $15,000 from the Discovery Foundation Technology Education Program to deliver inclusive programming for all ages at the Nelson Tech Club. “These programs will be a perfect introduction to using technology,” says Cam Whitehead, executive director of KAST, “for anyone who wants to use tech to live better, […]

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Mining Month Luncheon | May 28th

May is BC Mining Month. Around the Province, communities will commemorate this vital industry and the people involved in it. Mining is one of BC’s largest and oldest industries and BC Mining Month is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the importance of this modern, and ever-innovating industry to British Columbians. Activities are planned around […]


Job Opportunity: Nelson Innovation Centre (NIC) Community and Events Manager

The Position The digital economy represents an opportunity to expand economic diversification through the export of digital products and services around the world. Expanding support for the digital tech sector is an opportunity to create modern, inclusive, high-paying, environmentally- and socially-responsible jobs and sustainable wealth-creation in the Kootenays. NIC is a technology-focused business incubator that […]

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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 […]