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Imagine Kootenay

The Kootenay region is home to unmatched communities; some high in the mountains, some alongside beautiful lakes and rivers, others on fertile agricultural land. Surrounded by unrivalled natural beauty and limitless outdoor activities, each is unique.

Located in the southeast corner of BC, the Kootenays are something of a hidden gem. With 11 ski resorts, 9 natural hot springs and 58 provincial parks, the region is a wilderness paradise. It’s no wonder that people are relocating to the area from urban centres like Vancouver, Kelowna and Calgary.

The region’s heritage and thriving arts and culture scene add to the many reasons Kootenay communities are wonderful places to live. Whether you’re looking for a job or a business opportunity, you can find it here in the Kootenays.

Learn more about the people who live, work and do business in the Kootenays by visiting, a website full of information for people considering a move to the area.

The variety of sectors and industries throughout the region matches the variety of landscapes and communities. Find your niche in sectors including resource extraction, technology, agriculture, construction, manufacturing, tourism, education or the arts.

Working here means engaging work with office views to die for. Think lunch breaks by the lake with a mountain backdrop. Think commuting by bicycle with few, if any, traffic lights along the way. Coworking space is more than a concept here, it is a reality.

Entrepreneurs are welcome in the Kootenays! The local business economy is supportive, and opportunities are plentiful. Whether you are starting out, looking for a career change, relocating or expanding your business, you need to check out the Kootenays.

The Kootenays are home to business operations from many market sectors full of exciting and diverse career opportunities at all levels. We can help you find your niche.

If you want a great mix of work and lifestyle, come to the Kootenays. Run your business in one of the most spectacular regions in Canada. connects small business buyers and sellers in our communities. We are here to help. Imagine the opportunities!

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