Castlegar & District is projected to be the fastest growing area in the Kootenay's in the next 20 years (source: RDI, 2017).
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.
For the full story on this event: https://www.castlegarnews.com/business/kootenay-economy-looking-good/
January, 2019. Castlegar & District Economic Development predicts a bright future for the areas retailers, housing developers, and overall growth.
January 2019: Castlegar's first micro-brewery is set to open in July, 2019. For more on this story, please visit: https://www.castlegarnews.com/business/first-craft-brewery-set-to-open-in-castlegar/
A small sample of many of the great outdoor activities in our area.