#Ktunaxa Homelands earn National Award

ʔa·kisk̓aqǂiʔit / Cranbrook, BC (October 26, 2022) – The City of Cranbrook recently accepted a national award from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) for Best Advertising Campaign. The award recognized the exceptional work produced in the Ktunaxa Homelands campaign, which launched in the spring of 2022. The campaign, which depicted the Ktunaxa Creation Story […]

Our path to Cranbrook 2042

We’re updating Cranbrook’s Official Community Plan! An OCP is about listening and co-creating goals to build a great city – together. With your help, we can create a future that helps all of Cranbrook’s residents succeed. Join us at one of the pop-up engagement activities this week to provide your input:• Friday, August 5 from […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 –  (ʔakisqakⱡiʔit) Cranbrook 

The Ktunaxa people have been in this area since Naⱡmuqȼin fulfilled his prophecy and placed the Ktunaxa people in this area to be the keepers of the land. At that time there was some disturbance caused by a huge water monster known as Yawuʔnik̓, who killed many of the animals.  It was decided that Yawuʔnik̓ […]

KAST is hosting the Kootenay Investment Challenge

Entrepreneur Info Session – May 31st The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology’s Kootenay Investment Challenge will work with Kootenays-based investors interested in stepping into locally-focused investing. Besides the dollar investment, what other fundamental characteristics should you look for when raising early-stage capital? Do you know how to communicate your company’s impact to investors? In […]

Choose Cranbook wins prestigious award – “The Best of the Best”

The Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) is Canada’s national associationof economic development professionals, representing every province and territory acrossCanada with nearly 1,000 members. The Association’s mission is to enhance theprofessional competence of economic development professionals and ensure placementof qualified people in the field of economic development, to advance economicdevelopment as a distinct, recognized, and […]

Cranbrook Tourism to Operate Visitor Information Centre

Cranbrook Tourism will be operating the Visitor Information Centre and offering visitor services to the public in 2022. At their regular meeting on Monday night, Council approved the fee for service agreement between the City of Cranbrook and Cranbrook Tourism to provide visitor information services for a one-year term from January 1, 2022, to December […]

Cranbrook joins the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot

Cranbrook, BC (November 10, 2021) – More than fifty communities across BC including the City of Cranbrook have signed up to take part in the second phase of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) Regional Pilot. The program – a partnership between these communities and the province –  is designed support […]

City launches Downtown Revitalization portal

We’re updating our Downtown Plan, which will feed into the development of a Downtown Revitalization Master Plan for #Cranbrook. What is a Master Plan? This long-term planning document is a conceptual layout that guides future growth and development of downtown. Analysis, recommendations and proposals for the economy, population, housing, transportation land use and community facilities […]

City Awarded $75,000 in Grant Funding for Tourism Master Plan

Cranbrook, BC (September 7, 2021) – The City of Cranbrook is a recipient of $50,000 from the Economic Trust of the Southern Interior (ETSI-BC) for the development of its Tourism Master Plan. One of 27 applicants to the ESTI-BC, the city was successfully awarded the grant funding. The City also secured $20,000 from Columbia Basin […]