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Kimberley reports strong start for housing construction in 2019

Kimberley reports strong start for housing construction in 2019 Kimberley, B.C., is reporting a very strong start to the year for new housing construction. Eighteen new dwellings have been issued building permits by the City in the first three months o …

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Cranbrook welcomes new Business Development Coordinator

Cranbrook welcomes new Business Development Coordinator The City of Cranbrook has welcomed Darren Brewer to the new position of Business Development Coordinator. Brewer’s position will be critical to the City as it moves forward to encourage business o …

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Experiencing the benefits of collaboration

Experiencing the benefits of collaboration   The Cranbrook-Kimberley Development Initiative (CKDI) is a non-profit society, formed by local business leaders, the mayors and key municipal staff to present the two cities as one economic zone. This i …

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Commercial property values range -5% to 25% in Kootenay-Columbia region

Commercial property values range -5% to 25% in Kootenay-Columbia region Property taxes determined by municipality are based on the assessment value provided by BC Assessment. So when assessed values go up, it typically means an increase in property tax …

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Cranbrook-Kimberley Development Zone home to Canada’s second fastest growing airport

Cranbrook-Kimberley Development Zone home to Canada’s second fastest growing airport The Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) has reported steady growth for the last several years—but 2018 was the most exciting. Passenger traffic increased by 2 …

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