Did You Know?

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook recently underwent a $20 million intensive care unit expansion and electrical system upgrade. Underway is the construction of a new $5.6-million MRI.


Our workforce is socially cohesive and highly motivated. A majority of the population has post-secondary education, with higher levels of accreditation in the trades. The award-winning College of the Rockies, based in Cranbrook, offers a range of trades certifications and University transfer programs. It also has a robust contract learning program for those wanting customized training. Both Cranbrook and Kimberley are among the 4% of Canadians who have fibre optic internet.

Our region is becoming one of the new hot spots for the millennial generation. Property prices are small and lifestyle big.