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    Looking to expand into the U.S.? Get advice on putting together a winning entry strategy from a successful entrepreneur. Elana Rosenfeld, CEO of Kicking Horse Coffee, reveals why she struggled in her first attempt, and explains how she has now succeeded in growing her company south of the border. Discover all her tips.

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    By Jen St. Denis

    Elana Rosenfeld started Kicking Horse Coffee with her husband, Leo Johnson, in 1996. As recent university grads from Montreal, the pair dreamed of living in a small mountain town. They found the lifestyle they were looking for in the East Kootenay town of Invermere.

    The pair started out owning a coffee shop, then branched out into coffee roasting and distribution.


    PUMPKIN CROSS ATTRACTS OVER 200 CYCLISTS OF ALL ABILITIES WITH FOCUS ON FUN, ACCESSIBILITY

    The fields of Maple Ridge were alive with crazy Cyclocross racers garbed in their finest costume attire for the eighth annual Pumpkin Cross race and family cycling event. More than 220 racers took part in this annual cyclocrosser migration to Maple Ridge to compete alongside some of the best riders in B.C. and to do battle for the coveted prize for best costume.


    Kicking Horse founder prepares to push into U.S. markets while keeping the operation in the remote community where it was born
    By ROY MacGREGOR

    This is where The Hippie Dream ended up.

    High mountain ranges on both sides, the Columbia River in the valley below as it begins its long journey to the Pacific Ocean – and a 45-year-old woman who stands, weeping, as a parade of young people, heading out into the real world, passes by.


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