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by Kyra Hoggan on Friday May 07 2021

Interfor is announcing a $35-million improvement project in its Castlegar facility, according to vice-president of western operations Andrew Horahan.

In an interview Friday, Horahan said the project will have immense value for the community.

“We’re excited to be starting a project in Castlegar, rebuilding and replacing our planer mill,” he said. “It will improve grade, improve...

by Contributor on Friday May 07 2021

An altercation between logging contractors and activists in the Walbran Valley this week where an Indigenous man was allegedly assaulted and racial slurs hurled at protesters is being condemned as “completely unacceptable” by the company and First Nation that own the forestry tenure.

Huumiis Ventures, a Huu-ay-aht First Nation company, and Western Forest Products issued a joint...

by Castlegar Source on Monday May 03 2021





The Castlegar and District Business Recovery Advisor position is a one year, P/T contracted position that will directly assist in supporting businesses in recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.  This...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Apr 27 2021

An incident at Teck yesterday led to a temporary traffic interruption, which in turn led to several posts on social media with residents asking what was going on.

Jayne Garry, Community Relations Leader for Teck Trail Operations, responded to an email query about the event. as follows:

  • Teck Trail Operations reported a small ammonia leak inside its Fertilizer Operations on...
by David Suzuki on Wednesday Apr 14 2021

[Editor's note:  the map accessed by the link at the beginning of the fourth paragraph from the bottom takes a long time to load, but provides sobering information about the state of BC's forests.]

Anyone who’s read the book I wrote with Wayne Grady,...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 08 2021

Since its launch in August 2020, the first ever Kootenay Pitch Competition has helped nine entrepreneurs and startups from across the Kootenay region become investor-ready and take their businesses to the next level.

On Thursday, April 8, 2021, the final qualifying event will take place and feature solely women entrepreneurs.

Put on by the ...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

 In fall 2020, we shared information about Teck Trail Operations and gathered feedback from the community. The process was designed to provide an opportunity to hear directly from our leadership team, as well as for community members to provide feedback on what they are interested in and how they want to continue to engage with us in the future.

Teck Trail Operations is pleased to share...

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

An incident Sunday at Teck had Trail residents concerned and curious as to what was happening, leading to a variety of Facebook conversations speculating on the matter.

Teck’s Community Engagement Leader, Carol Vanelli Worosz, cleared up the matter with the Trail Champion.

“On Sunday, April 4, 2021 at approximately 9 p.m., there was an operating disruption at the No.1...

by CBT on Monday Apr 05 2021

At the Procter Village Café, the swirly cinnamon buns are topped with sweet, gooey icing — and are in very high demand.

When the café opened in August 2020, almost two years after Procter’s previous bakery had shut down, the excitement was immediate, with a socially distanced lineup stretching outside.

Lisa Norris says, “The cinnamon bun craziness...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2021

Teck Trail Operations will be undertaking a planned maintenance shutdown in one of its Roasters this spring to ensure the continued reliability of our operations. The shutdown will run from April 12 through May 24, 2021.

Approximately 175 contractor workers will be supplementing the Teck workforce during the shutdown. Many of the contract companies are local; however, the shutdown...


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