Tag Archives: Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce

Physician vacancies taxing regional ER

The ongoing lack of family physicians in Cranbrook and region is forcing residents to visit the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s emergency room, creating more traffic than it is meant to handle. In a press release this morning (August 21), Interior … > Read More

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Chamber seeking new Executive Director

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) is looking for a new Executive Director (ED) to replace outgoing long-time ED Karin Penner who is retiring. The chamber mission is to foster a healthy business climate in Cranbrook & District, … > Read More

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Camping options around Cranbrook

Did you know that there are seven provincial parks in the Cranbrook area? Of these seven, all but Yahk Provincial Park are on a lake. Provincial parks are a great option for family camping. Each site has a picnic table … > Read More

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Intensive Care Unit beds don’t come cheaply

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Ever wonder why healthcare takes up more than 40 per cent of the B.C. budget? Well, we have a good example right here in Cranbrook. In fact, you need to go no further than the East … > Read More

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Clark talks LNG, BCTF and Bennett in Cranbrook speech

While dozens of B.C. Teachers Federation (BCTF) union members and supporters lined the strip in front of Cranbrook’s Heritage Inn July 10, protesting the province’s treatment of teachers, Premier Christy Clark touted the importance of the fledgling liquefied natural gas industry … > Read More

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Cranbrook welcomes Dr. Karen Fordham to community

In late July, family physician Dr. Karen Fordham will join Cranbrook’s medical community, marking the first success of Cranbrook’s new community-based family physician recruitment task force. Dr. Fordham toured the community in May and her visit was the task force’s … > Read More

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Chamber legend Mrs. P passing manager’s torch in December

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce announced today (June 30) that Chamber Manager Karin Penner, who has been with the chamber for over 30 years, will retire at the end of December. “I speak for every chamber president over … > Read More

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Hi-tech warnings to help prevent wildlife collisions

The Government of B.C. will be testing new high-tech wildlife detection systems on Highway 3 between Cranbrook and the Alberta border to better warn motorists about the potential for wildlife collisions. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone made the announcement … > Read More

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Time capsule dedicated

A number of the roughly 100 people attending the June 19 dedication of the Sam Steele Society Time Capsule won’t be around when it is opened. And a few of the attendees will only be pushing into their mid 20s … > Read More

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Cranbrook bursts to life during Sam Steele Days

Cranbrook’s biggest party of the year gets rolling tomorrow morning (June 19) with the 50th annual Sam Steele Days Kickoff Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at Tamarack Mall. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. the Cranbrook and District Chamber … > Read More

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