Island Lake Lodge Welcomes New CEO
Island Lake is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Morrison as the next Chief Executive Officer. Dave brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the ski and hospitality industry in Canada. He joined Island Lake as of April 13, 2020, and is taking over for Doug Feely, who served as President and CEO since July, 2010 and will be retiring effective May 1, 2020.
April 2020 Business News
The Fernie Writers Conference is back. Its Mini-Conferences brought in bestselling author Susan Purvis (Nov), Banff Award winner Jayme Moye (Feb) and renowned mountaineer/writer/photographer Pat Morrow (March). Each included a youth session for young writers.
Is Your Financial Umbrella in Place?
We all know the phrase, "April showers bring May flowers." Having an umbrella handy is an important consideration at this time of year. Being prepared for weather conditions can teach us a few things – especially if we think about “umbrellas” that can help us protect our financial goals.
April 2020 New Business
The Kootenay Learning Campus (KLC) is a new School District #5 facility located in downtown Fernie and Martin Hart works to help the Senda Verde Wildlife Sanctuary in Bolivia.
Fernie Brewing Company FLYBY
To help keep the amazing, responsible and self-isolating community safe, Fernie Brewing Company is now offering a new packaged product + merch pickup service, from outside their Storefront. It's FBC's way to FTC (flatten the curve).
March 2020 Business News
Fernie Wood Finishing, the Mother Nature Doulas is excited to welcome Jade Elford to the team, a new member joins the Wild Heart Therapies and Farmacy and much more.
March 2020 New Business
Being a parent may be one of the most joyful experiences imaginable. Although, we sometimes forget about the joy of being parents among all the tantrums, whining and fighting. The days feel too short, we are tired and our patience level can be low.
Most of us would probably agree that men and women frequently behave differently, and these differences often show up in professional, family and social situations. Of course, this certainly doesn’t mean either gender has an advantage in these areas. However, here’s an interesting question: Do women possess attributes that may make them better investors?
Family Day Financial Lessons
Many people across Canada are celebrating Family Day this month – a chance to spend precious time with your loved ones and to reflect on how much they mean to you.
February 2020 New Business
The Elk Valley Suicide Task Force hosts an informational evening and Funky Goat Pizza is the new kid in town.
A Dark Horse Trots Back into Town
It’s with great excitement that Fernie Brewing Co. (FBC) announces the return of their Dark Horse Black Currant Sour.
What’s on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? By reviewing your needs and goals, you can identify some resolutions that are particularly relevant to your situation.
New Business December 2019
Kelty Pelechytik Fine Jewellery and LW Fitness are just two of Fernie's newest businesses. Check them out!
Gifting Your Assets as Part of Estate Plan
Many people have discovered that gifting assets while they are still alive is a valuable estate planning technique for passing wealth on to their adult children.