What if someone came up to you and asked the following simple question: “What’s the one thing about Kaslo and Area D that makes your village and the surrounding region unique?” A bit of a head-scratcher for most of us, right? How on earth can you distill all the amazing assets we have into a single response? … More What’s Kaslo’s “Brand”?
It’s easy to forget, in a world that seems increasingly dominated by big government and big corporations, that people still matter. In fact, as renowned thought leader Marc Stoiber suggests in this brief article in CareerBright, anyone desiring to make things happen these days, whether he or she is at the helm of a country, … More All Power to the People!
Kickstart Kaslo was a recent, well-attended event that invited the public to listen to five “pitches” for local initiatives intended to boost our area’s well-being. Armed with the votes cast and good ideas shared at that meeting, the Kickstart group together with the Village of Kaslo’s Sustainable Economic Development Select (SEDS) committee will decide how to … More Kickstart Kaslo!
It’s a new year. If we survive the annual Polar Bear Swim(!), 2014 is already shaping up to be an exciting year here in Kaslo. Change is in the air — not a welcome fact for everyone, but a fact nonetheless. Will our healthcare situation improve? Will we come up with appropriate, innovative ways to … More We’re sitting in the middle of Alpine Nirvana (and guess what: it’s good for us!)
Here’s a thoughtful article by Vancouver-based entrepreneur and mining executive, Ross Beatty, on the need to re-think our approach to economic growth in B.C. Thanks to Laurie Moss of the International Amenity Migration Centre for forwarding this to me. http://www.vancouversun.com/business/forget+growth+needs+steady+economy/8946288/story.html