Preparing for the ‘New Retirement’

A generation or so ago, people didn’t just retire from work – many of them also withdrew from a whole range of social and community activities. But now, it’s different: The large Baby Boom cohort, and no doubt future ones, are seeking an active lifestyle and continued involvement in their communities and the world. So, what should you know about this “new retirement” and how can you prepare for it?

Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on Oct 02, 2020 in Business

Risk Tolerance and Stage of Life

As an investor, you’ll always need to deal with risk of some kind. But how can you manage the risk that’s been made clear by the recent volatility in the financial markets? The answer to this question may depend on where you are in life.

Posted by admin on Sep 21, 2020 in Business

September 2020 Business News

Fernie Pride Society

Posted by admin on Sep 07, 2020 in Business


The Fernie Fox Hotel has demonstrated its ongoing support and commitment to the Elk Valley with a donation of $5,000 to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health “Beneath the Surface” campaign. The “Beneath the Surface” campaign is a fundraising effort to purchase an ultrasound machine for use in the Elk Valley Hospital.

Posted by admin on Sep 03, 2020 in Business

Fernie Virtual Business Excellence Awards Nominations Close September 7th

Nominations for the 2020 Fernie Virtual Business Excellence Awards close at 5pm this Monday September 7th. This is your last chance to nominate a business or individual in the various awards categories.

Posted by admin on Sep 03, 2020 in Business

Giving Back to the Local Community. One Beer at a Time.

Fernie, BC (September 1, 2020) – After a brief hiatus, it is official, Fernie Brewing Co.’s (FBC) “Cheers to Charity!” (CTC) Donation Program is back. With a slight COVID-appropriate difference.

Posted by admin on Sep 02, 2020 in Business

August 2020 Business News

ET Hair Salon is excited to welcome Kaitlyn Poirier home after six years of working in the city. 

Posted by admin on Aug 14, 2020 in Business

August 2020 New Business

Tucked away in the heart of downtown Fernie, you’ll find Society Jane. A boutique hair salon co-founded by long time besties, Dayna and Alanna.

Posted by admin on Aug 07, 2020 in Business

Investment Strategies Guide You in Travelling Toward Goals

Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And with GPS-enabled smartphones, it’s now a lot easier to navigate these drives without getting lost.

Posted by Roman Rybar on Jul 14, 2020 in Business

July 2020 Business News

Brooks Creek Ranch

Posted by admin on Jul 08, 2020 in Business

July 2020 New Business

Dayna Conway Counselling RRC

Posted by admin on Jul 03, 2020 in Business

Island Lake Announces Summer Opening Date

Today, Island Lake Lodge announced its official opening day of their summer operations. The wait is over - on Friday June 26 the property gate will open at 8am with the following available for guests.

Posted by admin on Jun 04, 2020 in Business

New Ownership at The Green Petal Brings Fresh Perspective

Kim Larsen, landscape gardener and all-around plant enthusiast is the new owner at The Green Petal in Fernie.

Posted by admin on Jun 01, 2020 in Business

Fernie Chamber's AGM to Proceed Virtually on Zoom

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ban on events of more than 50 people, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted by resolution at the April 9, 2020 regular board meeting to conduct our AGM on Thursday 21 May at 9:00am virtually using the video conferencing software Zoom.

Posted by admin on May 14, 2020 in Business