Castlegar & District is projected to be the fastest growing area in the Kootenay's in the next 20 years (source: RDI, 2017).

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Kootenay Economy Looking Good

April, 2019: The Sold Out - State of the Kootenays economic development forum showcased a positive economic future for the West Kootenays.

The event sold out weeks in advance with keynote speakers from various local sectors. The speakers confirmed what a lot of what we have seen in local economy over the last few years. Retail space has been filling up, developers are building homes and the population is increasing.

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Immediate Economic Future Looks Bright for Castlegar & District.

January, 2019. Castlegar & District Economic Development predicts a bright future for the areas retailers, housing developers, and overall growth.


Micro-Brewery Set to Open, Summer, 2019

January 2019:  Castlegar's first micro-brewery is set to open in August, 2019. For more on this story, please visit:

A Great Place to Work and Play!

A small sample of many of the great outdoor activities in our area.

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