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.


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.

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

Discovering awesome local products and services that might just inspire you to look at something or do something in a whole new way.

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.

Elk Valley Cumulative Effects Management Framework (CEMF)

The community is invited to the Elk Valley Cumulative Effects Management Framework (CEMF)Open House, Tuesday January 30 4:30-8:30 pm at the Fernie Senior Citizens Drop-In Centre.

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.

Event Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Come in out of the cold during Fernie's Downtown Holiday Kickoff on Friday Dec 1st. If you haven't tried an authentic Swiss cheese fondue, you won't want to miss our free Fondue Tasting from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. 

Made with traditional Swiss Emmenthal and Gruyere cheese, dry white wine, seasoned with garlic, nutmeg and a dash of Kirsch brandy. Dip in a chunk of crusty French bread and enjoy the experience of an authentic Swiss fondue.

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Connect with the business community at this once a month event. Hosted each month by a different business it is an opportunity network with your peers, meet someone new, learn about what is new at the Chamber, and have fun.

CENTURY 21 Real Mountain Living Inc opens a new location, the newest edition to the spa scene - Esthetics by Danielle Emery, Kootenay Farm to Folk and Mountain Addicts is excited to offer winter guiding and eduction operating.