#SpendItInFernie Holiday Kickoff Happening Friday, November 26th

The Fernie Chamber is encouraging everyone in our community to participate in the Holiday Kickoff event taking place this Friday, November 26th. This is a fun-filled day and evening to kick off the holiday season and support local businesses by choosing to #SpendItInFernie. Come out and take advantage of sales, extended shopping hours, door prizes, customer appreciation events, promotions and much more happening at businesses across town!  

Posted by admin on Nov 25, 2021 in Business

North Coal and Circulor Partner to Support ESG Transparency

North Coal Limited is pleased to announce its collaborative partnership with Circulor Limited to establish robust traceability, including dynamic COand environmental, social and governance (ESG) tracking, fortheir metallurgical coal product (also known as steelmaking coal).

Posted by admin on Nov 16, 2021 in Business

Introducing Fernie Brewing Company's New Discovery Series

As a chance to thank and celebrate their supportive local community, FBC is launching their newest, exclusive and “local-only” series this coming Friday November 12th. As passionate about brewing great beer as they are about their small mountain town, the Discovery Series will be available locally only, in small quantities, with an innovative, new brew dropping in FBC’s Tasting Room every few months.

Posted by admin on Nov 08, 2021 in Business

Fernie Businesses Featured in the #BuyBasin Festival

As the Columbia Basin Trust and partner FestivalSeekers moves into the last ten days of the popular #BuyBasin Festival, Fernie businesses are among the more than 100 businesses and performers taking the social media ‘stage’ showcasing the diversity and range of products and services we are so lucky to access in this region.

Posted by admin on Nov 01, 2021 in Business

October 2021 Business News

Branch Out Learning Society
44 Mt Washburn St

Branch Out Learning Society is a non-profit supporting families and individuals in the Elk Valley Communities.  

Posted by admin on Oct 10, 2021 in Business

Fernie Ambassador Program Sessions to be Held in Person this Fall and Winter

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce five Fernie Ambassador Program sessions are scheduled for this fall/winter. The Fernie Ambassador Program is a great and cost-effective opportunity for frontline staff to brush up on their customer service skills, as well as their product knowledge of all things Fernie.

Posted by admin on Oct 06, 2021 in Business

Confronting Fear in Your Business

I’m always blown away in my day job by how brave small business owners and operators are. Running a business is certainly not for the faint of heart. Everyday you’re faced with extreme challenges and complex decisions that have massive ramifications not only for the survival of your business, but also for your own livelihood and those of your employees. 

Posted by Brad Parsell on Oct 01, 2021 in Business


One of the hats I wear in our community is board director on a local non-profit called the Canadian Adaptive Network (CAN). CAN strives to be a catalyst for more inclusive communities like Fernie by championing accessibility, and currently recognizes the need to increase education and awareness locally on this critical issue.

Posted by Brad Parsell on Sep 23, 2021 in Business

Buying Local Made Easy Through Online Festival

From touring a local restaurant to virtually exploring the workshop of a local artisan to seeing the latest in family fashion, the #BuyBasin Festival takes you live to local businesses around the Columbia Basin. Attendees will learn about the local goods and services offered right here in the region, and how to keep their spending power close to home.

Posted by admin on Sep 23, 2021 in Business

Fernie Chamber Launches Campaign to Support Fernie Frontline Workers and Businesses

This week the Fernie Chamber of Commerce launched a new campaign to support Fernie’s businesses and their frontline workers. The campaign encourages residents and visitors to be “respectful, patient and kind” with staff as our local businesses navigate unprecedented worker shortages and the evolving public health guidelines, including BC’s recently introduced Vaccine Card.

Posted by admin on Sep 18, 2021 in Business

September 2021 Business News

Christa Moffat Feng Shui + Astrology

Posted by admin on Sep 08, 2021 in Business

Dreaming of Starting a Business

Many people daydream about the fanciful idea of one day being their own boss and owning their own business. It sounds awesome, right?! Choosing your own work hours, getting to pick who you work with, ideally doing something you love every day, reaping all the profits – who wouldn’t want to do that?

Posted by Brad Parsell on Aug 12, 2021 in Business

Discovering the Path to Economic Recovery and Growth

With the BC Restart plan now well underway and more of our local businesses returning to something resembling pre-pandemic operations, the Fernie Chamber’s focus now is on setting the stage for our local economy’s recovery and growth. 

Posted by Brad Parsell on Jul 11, 2021 in Business

Fernie Cocktail Tour

The sun is shining, you’ve finished your adventures for the day and you’re craving your favourite refreshments from one of Fernie’s awesome restaurants or bars.

Posted by admin on Jul 08, 2021 in Business

July 2021 Business News

The Arts Station
601 1st Ave

Posted by admin on Jul 08, 2021 in Business