Business

Getting Ready for Tax Time

Organizing your tax information prior to submitting it to your tax preparer or before you begin to complete the return yourself reduces the risk of missing some pertinent information.

Posted by Fix on Mar 17, 2018 in Business

Ride On

Make sure your business is as resilient as Olympic snowboarding women. The comments after the event acknowledged and accepted if for what it was. No one is happy about it, but no one is crying foul either.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Mar 16, 2018 in Business

Island Lake Lodge Wins 2018 Employees First Award

Island Lake Lodge has won the coveted 2018 Employees First Award, presented this afternoon at the BC Tourism Industry Conference in Kelowna. The award is sponsored by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, as part of the 2018 Tourism Industry Awards.

Posted by admin on Mar 09, 2018 in Business

March 2018 Business News

Big Bang Bagels celebrates Griz Days, ET Hair Studio celebrates 20 years in Fernie, Freyja expands into online sales, footwear and a new Tween department and more.

Posted by Fix on Mar 08, 2018 in Business

Optimize Your Facebook Page

You started January with that BIG goal of ensuring your social media presence reflects your goals, personality, and tells the story of your business. This month, prioritize your Facebook Page.

Posted by Christina Pilarski on Feb 22, 2018 in Business

Simplify and Personalize the Route to Purchase

There are a lot of actions to help increase your decision-simplicity index. Just like the athletes, tackle one piece at a time. Work on navigation with simple paths. 

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Feb 18, 2018 in Business

Shareholder Remuneration: Wage or Dividend

A very common question asked by small business shareholders is Should I compensate myself with wages or dividends?”  The answer is more complex than simply the overall tax implications.

Posted by Jaime Hanson on Feb 08, 2018 in Business

February 2018 New Business

A new marketing agency opens in Fernie, Cedar Valley Wood Floors helps restore your wood floors, Fernie Copper Works opens with creative work and the Fernie Feminists performances at The Arts Station.

Posted by Fix on Feb 04, 2018 in Business

RRSP or TFSA

Are RRSP's or a TFSA better for you? It depends. To make your best choice you need to consider the following.

Posted by Gerald Price on Jan 27, 2018 in Business

Why is Social Media Important for your Business?

As we enter the first quarter of 2018, Christina challenges you to think about these three things and start prioritizing your business’ social media.

Posted by Christina Pilarski on Jan 22, 2018 in Business

Being Effective in 2018

The New Year is here, resolutions have been made and 2018 is our year. It is time to be effective. There is nothing more satisfying than finishing a day of work and knowing you got things done.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Jan 13, 2018 in Business

January 2018 New Business

Elk Valley Cumulative Effects Management Framework (CEMF)

Posted by Fix on Jan 08, 2018 in Business

Holiday Time

How does a business manage the requests for time off while keeping the doors open and the customers happy? Here are a few strategies to look at to make the most for everyone this holiday season.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Dec 23, 2017 in Business

Rental Properties

More than ever before, it is easy to rent a spare room to a complete stranger for their week-long vacation or to rent your entire house while vacationing in Mexico. However, prior to posting that listing you should be aware of a few things. 

Posted by Gerald Price on Dec 11, 2017 in Business

December 2017 Business News

The Elk Valley Festival of Trees returns to the community, the Fernie Mountain Bike Club Race Team, Not Just Pizza offers catering this holiday season and The Royal celebrates their sixth anniversary.

Posted by Fix on Dec 09, 2017 in Business