Tag Archives: Fernie Alpine Resort

Tourism remains a positive to B.C.’s economy

The latest international visitor numbers show tourists were falling for B.C. in November 2015 with an 11.1% increase in visits over the same month in 2014 One of the stand out statistics shows that visitors from France increased by 27.1% … > Read More

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Griz Days celebrates 39th staging in one month

Fernie Welcomes the World The Fernie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fernie present the 39th Griz Days Winter Festival, under the theme ‘Fernie Welcomes the World.’ This staging will take place from March 4 – 6 in both … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Dec. 4 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting held in Cranbrook. Community Works Funds The board has approved Community Works Fund grants to Fairmont … > Read More

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Ski season approaches

The East Kootenay’s three major ski resorts are busy preparing for the upcoming ski season. Opening first this year is Fernie Alpine Resort (pictured above), with a planned opening for Dec. 4. Next up is Panorama Mountain Resort on Dec. … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Oct. 26 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. BYLAWS 1.1   Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 2284    Council adopted the Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw. It is a requirement that … > Read More

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Community, Business Awards finalists named

The Awards Committee of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the finalists for the 2015 Community and Business Excellence Awards. This was the first year that the nominations were collected only through online nomination forms. Received were … > Read More

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Fernie Community Fund to launch this fall

Fundraising efforts kick-off with $10,000 donation from East Kootenay Community Credit Union, Elk Valley Through generous donations and the commitment of Fernie community members, a permanent endowment fund benefiting Fernie and area will launch this November. The Fernie Community Fund, … > Read More

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New funding program supports tourism sector

Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour today announced a new program to promote B.C.’s tourism sector. Fernie Alpine Resort. As part of Budget 2015, the legislature approved a one per cent increase … > Read More

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54-40 headlining Fernival Saturday

Fernival is one of the favourite weekends of the year at Fernie Alpine Resort. Get those last turns in, this Sunday is the last day to ride! On the Fernival weekend is the biggest free concert in the Rockies. This year headliners … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the March 23 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 2015 Griz Days Partnering Agreement with the Fernie Chamber of Commerce.  Council authorized the … > Read More

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