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Fabrication Lab Project

Fabrication Lab Survey Working in collaboration with the City of Revelstoke’s Community Economic Development department on creating a Fabrication Lab in our community we have created a survey to help collect the valuable information that is required. The focus of creating this facility will help to strengthen local companies and entrepreneurs. Together we can create […]

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Wage

Living Wage Final Report

Living Wage Calculation Update Living Wage for Families BC has just released updated calculations across the province – including Revelstoke. To learn more about the Revelstoke Calculation and the Living Wage for Families Campaign, view the following links: NEW Living Wage Media Release (April 2018) Living Wage Media Release Living Wage Revelstoke Media Release   A […]

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Young Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs PowerPlay

Young Entrepreneurs PowerPlay Community Future Revelstoke and School District 19 elementary schools are teaming up with an exciting program to offer to students in Grades 4-7. Students create a product and do all the marketing and money management on their own in class. Community Futures offers a mini micro loan to students who need them and […]

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Startup Revelstoke

Startup Revelstoke Startup Canada is Canada’s national network of 150K entrepreneurs working together to build an inclusive ecosystem for entrepreneurship. Through online platforms, grassroots Startup communities like Startup Revelstoke can access large corporate funding and talent from across the country. Startup Revelstoke is a team for budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike to learn from each […]

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Innovation Centre in Revelstoke

Innovation Centre in Revelstoke Community Futures Revelstoke engaged The Seer Resort Company Limited (“Seer”) to evaluate the feasibility of creating an innovation centre in Revelstoke.  Please click on the following link to view their report: Revelstoke Innovation Centre Report

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Junior Dragons Den

Junior Dragons Den

Modeled after CBC’s “The Dragons’ Den”, where qualifying entrepreneurs pitch their business idea to a group of potential investors, Junior Dragons’ Den is a Columbia Basin wide initiative and call to action for youth entrepreneurs from Grade’s 8 to the College, University and Trades School levels, to create their own summer job/business or to expand upon […]

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Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement

About the Program: For over 58 years, as the largest youth business education organization in Canada, Junior Achievement has been inspiring and preparing more than 4 million youth to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. Students who participate in Junior Achievement programs gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed in life. The programs […]

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Poverty Reduction

Poverty Reduction Strategy

About the Project: In 2012, the Social Development Committee completed a community-wide poverty reduction strategy. The report put together 10 years of stats from a variety of sources, focusing on income, housing, food security and local affordability using the ‘market basket measure.’ It was determined that just over 30 per cent of Revelstoke households were […]

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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

The Revelstoke Financial Literacy Project Project Background: Work in Financial Literacy has been happening for many individuals and community service providers in Revelstoke for years, with each addressing financial literacy in their own way.  The Financial Literacy project is a step towards creating a coordinated approach to financial literacy for the community of Revelstoke. ​The […]

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business retention and expansion

Business Retention and Expansion

About the Project: The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) project is designed to stimulate economic development and growth by assisting existing businesses in Revelstoke. The BRE is focused on encouraging existing businesses to stay and grow in Revelstoke. The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce, Community Futures Revelstoke, and the City of Revelstoke are spearheading this community […]

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