Business

Each season has its unique advantages in Real Estate. While listing a property for sale in the winter typically sees a less crowded market with little competition, we are seeing some new trends emerge as more purchasers have taken to online property searches due to the pandemic. 

If you’re a Millennial – born between 1981 and 1996 – you’re either in the very early or relatively early stages of your career, and as the old song goes, you’ve got a lot of living to do. Still, it’s not too soon to think about a financial issue you may have overlooked: the need for life insurance. 

Brad attempts to distill all of this down to three essential pandemic resources for any business owner or manager operating in BC. Having spent most of the past eight months trying to keep up with all this, I believe these three authoritative resources are the most comprehensive and helpful.

Knine Excursions is owned and operated by Fernie local Jess Link. As a local Jess knows how the mines, tourism and outdoor activities can keep you busy and out of the house for sometimes the entire day!

Fernie Heritage Library
492 3rd Ave
250-423-4458

The Fernie Heritage Library has extended its hours! Tuesdays through Fridays, they are open from 10am to 5pm for curbisde pick-up. Patrons are welcome to browse and borrow between 12-4pm. Saturdays, curbside pick-up runs from 12-5pm with browsing and borrowing available from 1-4pm. 

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Virtual Fernie Business Excellence Awards. The awards gala was held virtually on the evening of Friday 23 October.

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the three finalists in each category of the 2020 Virtual Fernie Business Excellence Awards. This year over 60 local businesses were nominated for an award, and each business was asked to complete an awards application that was submitted to a panel of independent judges from outside the Fernie area.

Fernie Food Action Strategy
communityenergy.ca/projects/foodaction/

The Fernie Food Action Strategy is committed to identifying opportunities to improve access to local food in the City of Fernie and surrounding areas. This survey provides an opportunity for you to share your experience, successes and challenges with local food access, growing, and processing. The information from the survey will be used as a first step in developing strategies to address community food resiliency. 

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?