Innovative Leaders Develop New Model for Circular Economy LCIC’s Supply Chain Study Provides Data for New Online Tool Imagine if you knew exactly what resources were in a community before deciding whether launching your venture there was a good fit. A new online interactive tool is providing that insight in the West Kootenay. Metal Tech […]
In 2021 Jacomien van Tonder presented at the World Circular Economy Forum on Rural and Remote Communities. Jacomien brought Metal Tech Alley to the world stage as the only presenter from a rural community in North America – and it did not go unnoticed. Following that presentation Metal Tech Alley was nominated for a Global Green Business […]
The Council of Canadian Academies recently released a report, Turning Point – The Expert panel on Circular Economy. In this report Metal Tech Alley was recognized for its work towards a circular economy in industrial areas such as metallurgy, digital fabrication, industrial recycling and clean technology. Click here for the full PDF of Turning Point: […]
Innovating Economy Through Tech: Jason Taylor – Chair / Lead Researcher, Selkirk Technology Access Centre.
Digital arts professional Jason Taylor felt a new sense of intrigue and purpose when he held his animated character in his hand for the first time. That tangible moment of experiencing a design leap from concept to physical model spurred his career at Selkirk College into some radical shifts, and before long he was hooked […]
A customer calls looking for help with materials for a fast-approaching marketing event, or replacement labels after a missed shipment from their supplier. It’s calls like these that excite Ingrid Hope, owner of Hall Printing. Problem solving drives innovation and breakthroughs, and that’s the environment that she excels in. Ingrid became the print shop owner […]
Encouraging a regional mindset is a priority for Erika Krest in her role as the Executive Director for the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce. Erika has spent the last 20 years fostering community as a dedicated volunteer, mother, and business owner. Originally from Hungary, she counts her experiences as essential to her early years […]