Fernie has a robust, multi-faceted economy that is strengthened by its ties to both resource extraction and tourism.
Mining and forestry remain key industries in Fernie, with the city serving as an accommodation community to the coal mines in the neighbouring areas, and forestry remain a key source of business and employment in the region.
There has been - and continues to be - steady growth in the tourism industry, and tourism remains another major source of employment and revenue for Fernie.
The City is continually working to ensure that the local economy stays strong for established businesses, and has growth opportunities for new businesses and entrepreneurs.
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