Entries by Tracy Connery

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Improving High-speed Internet Access for 26 Basin Communities

Improved high-speed internet is on the way for 26 communities in the Basin, bringing people opportunities to learn, connect and better expand their businesses. The Province announced today $4.8 million in provincial funding to support the Trust on two new projects to improve broadband access in rural areas. “In today’s digital age, the internet is […]

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Coolest Campus in BC? Selkirk College!

Selkirk College has triumphed over some big post-secondary players to claim bragging rights in the BC Cool Campus Challenge. There are any number of reasons that Selkirk College could be considered cool: their commitment to supporting and expanding regional technology training; their integral and continuing participation and support of the local MIT certified fabrication lab and […]

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BC Provincial Nominee Program Tech Pilot

Are you an employer looking to fill positions for engineers, IT professionals, or industry-related technicians? The Government of BC is running a pilot program to fast-track the hiring of skilled immigrants for these positions. The B.C. technology sector is a major driver of economic growth in the province, with tech employment at its highest level […]

#BCTECH Summit and Kootenay House Day 1!

KAST, MIDAS and Kootenay House at #BCTECH Summit 2019: The Reality Revolution. It’s been one heckuva day for KAST and the rest of our Kootenay contingent for this, day one of #BCTECH Summit. The day began with a media scrum featuring a brief press grilling of Premier John Horgan directly in front of Kootenay House […]