In this film we feature many of the highlights of visiting, and living in, Castlegar, British Columbia, in the summertime.
Picture the outdoorsy B.C. lifestyle with no traffic, a growing tech industry, affordable living… According to a recent article in the most issue of Invest In BC, Katly Holloway comments on the wave of millennial's and gen-Xers are finding the Kootenays an attractive place for families and innovators alike. The article speaks to the well [...]
While affordability, natural beauty and outdoor recreation (boating, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, paddleboarding and more) are some of the draws for people seeking quality of life to this city of 14,000, so are business opportunities. Economic development in Castlegar is taking off. Forestry, hydro power generation, mining, transportation, education, tourism and education are the region’s key [...]
Trust us when we say the Kootenay Escape Room is one of the most fun indoor adventures you can experience in Castlegar.
Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine, the award-winning publication based in the West Kootenays, has just featured Castlegar in a story that offers a fictional account of what the city might look like in 2045.
A year has past and we now have a beautiful video that showcases Castlegar at the centre of it all. A place where families come for a visit and move in for the community. A spot that adventure seekers discover and stay for the lifestyle. A destination that professional find opportunity. Castlegar, a little piece [...]
Castlegar's new Explorers App Castlegar Explorers is both a wayfinding tool and a gamified way to reward people for shopping locally. The app’s Explore button takes users to the map of Castlegar and District, which has pins indicating the location of the area’s unique points of interest, from cultural sites to places for outdoor recreation. [...]
Joy Barrett has had a long career in arts administration. She’s worked at the world-famous Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, at the Calgary Centre of Performing Arts, and as the cultural ambassador for Nelson, British Columbia. Today, she has one of the most important jobs in Castlegar: curating the annual event that is responsible [...]