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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…
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New Video Explores "What is TECH?" and How it Impacts the Kootenay Region

We asked six Kootenay Tech leaders one big question...What is TECH? Whether you’re just learning about the thriving tech scene here in the Kootenays OR you’ve been a part of it for a while as a tech worker, startup or business...this…
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Nelson Girl Guide Wins 2020 Kootenay Contraption Contest with the “Distract Be Gone” Hat

Emily McCandlish is a problem solver. It was clear from the moment our judges reviewed her contraption that we reached a kid who understood the purpose of the Kootenay Contraption Contest and delivered a contraption that clearly and simply answered…
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KAST is hiring! Apply today for our Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator contract position. (CLOSED)

Job Description: Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator Employment Type: 3-month remote contract position starting January 2021 (with possibility of extension after March 31, 2021) Rate: Competitive contract based on experience…