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Quantum Leaps 2021 was a Huge Success and Here’s Why!

  Just when we thought another online conference might turn us into the mind blown emoji…Quantum Leaps surprised us all! In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, KAST was thrilled to hold Quantum Leaps: Girls…
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PRESS RELEASE: KAST Helps Hundreds of Kootenay Business Impacted by COVID-19 with Digital Transformation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 KAST Helps Hundreds of Kootenay Business Impacted by COVID-19 with Digital Transformation  Kootenays, B.C. -  One year into the pandemic and the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology…
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Top 5 Funding Options for Kootenay Businesses

To say it’s been one heck of a year for Kootenay businesses is an understatement. Some businesses tragically went under, others had to pivot their bricks and mortar businesses and get online in a hurry, and other businesses have been busier…
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KAST Partners with WKBCIC to Support Business Recovery in the West Kootenay and Boundary

In January 2021, the West Kootenay Boundary Community Investment Cooperative (WKBCIC) announced a six-month Pilot Project of a Micro-loan Fund to assist small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).  WKBCIC has earmarked $30,000 to be made…
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Virtual Connection Days Helped 104 Kootenay Businesses with Digital Transformation

It’s been nearly a year since COVID-19 changed our lives forever. Here at KAST, we’ve been extremely busy ever since helping Kootenay businesses navigate the digital world. Partnering with the BC Tech Association was our first step…
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Kootenay Girls will take a Quantum Leap into Science & Technology on International Women’s Day

Quantum Leaps: Girls in STEAM and Leadership Conference is a virtual and FREE event for all girls in the Kootenay Boundary in grades 8 to 12. Organized by GLOWS (the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology’s youth program), this…