Kickstart Kaslo!

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!

We’re sitting in the middle of Alpine Nirvana (and guess what: it’s good for us!)

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!)

Ross Beatty, mining executive, on the need for a new economic approach in B.C.

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