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  • The 46th annual Griz Days announced for March 3 – 5, 2023 in Fernie, B.C.

    The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return of Fernie’s biggest winter festival in the new year. The 46th annual Griz Days celebration will take place the weekend of March 3 – 5, 2023. The Fernie Chamber of Commerce acknowledges that its office and the Griz Days events take place on the…

  • Fernie Chamber of Commerce announces new Executive Director

    2022 Fernie Chamber of Commerce announces new Executive Director     The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the appointment of the new Executive Director, Wendy McDougall. Wendy and her family moved to Fernie in August 2019. After visiting the town on weekends and holidays for over a decade, they decided to make…

  • EVEI announces 2022 Living Wage

    The EVEI (Elk Valley Economic Initiative) has released it’s report on the 2022 Living Wage for Fernie. The living wage for Fernie is $23.58 an hour for 2022. While the living wage has never been calculated before in Fernie, other communities across the province have seen large living wage increases, including the Columbia Valley at…

  • 2022 Fernie Business Excellence Awards Winners

    The 2022 Fernie Business Excellence Awards were held last night at a special awards gala at the Rusty Edge attended by over 100 people from the Fernie business community. Trophies were given out over twelve categories in a fun-filled night that was the first awards gala to return to a pre-pandemic format. The Fernie Chamber…

  • Finalists announced for 2022 Fernie Business Excellence Awards and tickets on sale

      The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the finalists for this year’s Fernie Business Excellence Awards. There were hundreds of nominations cast for the awards this year which is an amazing testament to how much local businesses are valued by the community. Businesses that were nominated were asked to complete an awards application…