City, Local Tourism Partners Launch Public Survey As Part of Tourism Master Plan Creation

The City of Cranbrook and local tourism leaders have launched a process to develop a Tourism Master Plan. Designed to complement the City’s Official Community Plan and Downtown Revitalization Plan, Cranbrook’s Tourism Master Plan will create a vision and path forward for Cranbrook to achieve a community-supported set of tourism objectives and become a year-round […]

City Sells Former Tembec Property to Peak Renewables

The sale of the former Tembec industrial lands on Theatre Road in Cranbrook is now official, with Peak Renewables the new owners. The sale of the property was completed earlier this week for $6 million. The property was originally purchased by the City for $3 million in 2018, resulting in a significant profit of almost […]

Creative Redevelopment Planned for Former Canadian Tire Property

Kanas Corporation, a company known for innovative solutions and a triple bottom line approach, has purchased the building and land at 1100 Victoria Avenue North. “This fits very well within our housing strategy and will be a huge benefit to our overall economic development plan. We are very pleased to see this investment in Cranbrook,” […]

Small Business Week – Get Your Taste of the #EatLocalYXC Festival

Celebrate and help support local food entrepreneurs during Small Business Week with the first-ever #EatLocalYXC Festival in a series of fun and engaging Facebook Live events and deals showcasing culinary artisans in Cranbrook and Kimberley. How does it work? Beginning Thursday October 22 and running until November 15, score deals from local restaurants and tune […]

Innovation at Work: Announcing the #LiveLocal #EatLocalYXC Festival

The City of Cranbrook, along with its partners, are excited to announce the first annual #LiveLocal #EatLocalYXC Festival kicking off Oct. 22, 2020. “There is no question, 2020 has forced many in our business community across the region, to innovate and manage some pretty unique situations,” said Darren Brewer, Cranbrook’s Business Development officer. “The City, […]

Regional Economic Summit in Cranbrook Focuses on Strategies to Strengthen Regional Economy

Understanding the economic climate post COVID-19, and the creation of regional economic development strategies is behind a collaborative strategic planning session held in Cranbrook last week. The roundtable held on July 29 at the Cranbrook History Centre was led by Mayor Lee Pratt, Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick and Canal Flats Mayor Karl Sterzer was designed […]

City Launches New Development Guide to Help Navigate Municipal Applications & Processes

The City of Cranbrook has launched its new development guide – a document that provides a one-stop location for information related to development applications and processes. The guide is made up of colour-coded individual sections and fact sheets of information that have also been combined into one comprehensive twenty-five (25) page guide.  “This is something […]

Council Endorses Plan to Defer More Than $7.3 Million In Projects In 2020

In an effort to help reduce costs in the municipality during the COVID-19 pandemic, Council endorsed a plan Monday night which defers more than $7.3 million dollars in projects. Most of these projects will be carried forward to 2021. The Industrial Land Development (ILD) projects, which included construction of deep and shallow utilities, and gravel […]

Council Approves Waiving of Some Monthly Downtown Parking Fees Until End of June

Customers who lease parking spaces downtown Cranbrook will have their monthly fees suspended retroactive from April 1 until June 30, 2020, after a decision of Council at their regular meeting Monday. The decision was made in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and is to help reduce the financial burden on residents who work downtown […]

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