November 2023 Business News

Dr. Maria Chuquer, MD 

472 2nd Ave 236-900-3111

In the heart of downtown Fernie you can now find medical aesthetics by Dr. Maria | Advanced Medical Aesthetics inside the Three Sisters Day Spa. Led by Dr. Maria Chuquer who has four years in advanced aesthetics as well as a deep-rooted 13 years in the specialty of Anesthesiology.

Already the owner and medical director of Xthetics Face and Body Sculpt in Calgary, Dr. Maria brings a suite of high-end treatments to Fernie. From anti-wrinkle injections and facial rejuvenation with fillers and Sculptra, to the intricate art of liquid rhinoplasty, she masters them all. Notably, Dr. Maria pioneers a non-surgical butt lift treatment, offering immediate results with zero downtime. Prioritizing safety and natural outcomes, she invites potential clients for a complimentary consultation, tailoring recommendations to individual needs. 

Unveil your best self; book a consultation today at

Fernie Sports Co. 

Fernie Sports Co. hosted its annual Junior tennis tournament September 9, with over 35 entrants ages 6 to 16. The U7 Winner was Benson Robichaud, runner up Isla Walker. U9 Winner Des Giffin, runner up Luca Leidums. U16 winner Finley McRae, runner up Matthew Cassidy. Winners went home with a new tennis racket thanks to sponsors Fernie Sports Co., White Ladder Painting and Ryan Frazer Properties Ltd. Save on Foods and Julia Jeffrey Flowers made the BBQ possible, raising funds for junior tennis programming.

Over the same weekend the annual Raimey Zyboyovsky memorial tennis tournament was held. Adult mixed gender singles played Friday, with Winner Jeff Dehmke and runner up Dan Gordon.  Sunday was doubles with three divisions. Recreational: Winners Dan/Milo Hayward, runners up Doug/Matthew Cassidy. Competitive: Winners Dan Gordon/Petra Eikelenboom, Runners Up Sara McFarlane/Lucy Harrup. Generations: Dan Gordon/Matthew Cassidy, Runners up Lucy/ Emilie Harrup. Almost $2000 was raised for three selected charities in Raimey’s name.

Happy Stab Tattoo
641 8th Ave 250-531-0177

The newest addition to the tattoo community in Fernie, BC is Drew Hampson aka Happy Stab Tattoos. Apprenticing under local legend Davis Fultz at Pink Panther Tattoo Studio, focusing on the traditional style of tattooing, Happy Stab likes designs that are bold and black. 

Hampson is born and raised in Fernie and ran a local clothing company with his friends called D.I.Y or DIE for eight years until finally landing a tattoo apprenticeship. 

Focusing on clean lines, smooth shading and bold designs, Drew is only a year and a half into his tattooing career but is dedicated to the never ending educational process of the industry. Each tattoo is a chance to learn how to make the next tattoo a higher quality. 

You can find Happy Stab’s art work on Instagram @happy_stab_tattoos. Book a tattoo through or you can also find an online booking form on Instagram. 

Infinitea Events

Infinitea Events is continuing Infinitea T-bar by bringing the Fernie community together through events and entertainment. From working with local licensed venues to showcase live music, hosting independent parties and concerts at local event spaces, and helping plan special occasions, it’s about people gathering and having a good time.

In December, Infinitea is hosting Christmas events at The Knox. Saturday Dec 9 and Friday Dec 15 there will be a Christmas Roast Dinner and Dance Party with DJ Cona, an opportunity for small businesses and community groups to get together for Christmas celebrations with dinner downstairs followed by a dance party upstairs! Reduced pricing offered for non-profits. Sunday Dec 17 the Infinitea tradition of the Orphan Christmas Dinner continues for anyone without a place for Christmas Dinner or is looking to gather their Fernie family for a feast they don’t have to cook!

Email for bookings and enquires.

The Qanuk Fernie
5339 Highline Dr. 403-308-7430

Nestled in the heart of Fernie Alpine Resort is The Qanuk Fernie, a ski in, ski out rental home tailor-made for the discerning traveler. 

This haven boasts seven spacious bedrooms, accommodating up to 10 adults and six children with ease. A culinary dream, the fully equipped kitchen has state-of-the-art pans and appliances, perfect for crafting memorable meals. Beyond the culinary delights, a 1200 sq ft game room awaits, complete with a ping pong and pool table, arcade, and a myriad of board and video games. Step outside to indulge in the 6-person hot tub or sink into luxury indoors with pristine furnishings and top-tier mattresses. Prioritizing every guest’s comfort, this baby-friendly abode offers amenities from playpens to toys, and even welcomes pets. Built in 2020, every detail speaks of newness and luxury. 

Book your luxurious escape online at and an exclusive spring promotion with the code SPRING24.