“Being the current geographic, and future head office, capital of the Vancouver / Calgary region (ha ha) allows the dollar to stretch in Castlegar: we remain the most affordable valley between the two metro areas. Castlegar’s economic base is stable and diversified, including major regional mining, forestry and hydro employment. Business conditions are dynamic and affordable.” – City of Castlegar Website
“The mighty Columbia River flows through the heart of Trail and has been instrumental in shaping its history. From mining to sternwheelers, power supply to recreation, the beauty and mystery of this majestic river brings life to the community.
Committed to fostering civic pride, the Communities in Bloom Committee demonstrates residents’ can-do attitude with achievements ranging from heritage conservation to environmental awareness presented with a burst of colour.” – City of Trail Website