#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CONVERGX® The Basecamp of the Kootenays 2021 Videos

The purpose of CONVERGX® Presents The Basecamp of The Kootenays is to layer the CONVERGX® model of bringing various x-sector industries together to create cross-sector collaborations, onto the vast untapped opportunities represented by The City of Cranbrook and area. ConvergX® is celebrated its 7th year bringing distinguished x-sector industry decision makers together in intimate settings. Over the last six […]