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Elk Valley

Elk Valley

British Columbia, Canada. Steelmaking Coal Operations.

About this location

Situated in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, nestled between British Columbia and Alberta, the Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass region is wild and beautiful—perfect for people looking to combine opportunity with outdoor adventure.  

It’s the home of our steelmaking coal operations.  

Whether you live in the Elk Valley or Crowsnest Pass, it won't be a long commute to your Teck office or site. However, Elkford and Sparwood are the closest to all our regional operations. Regardless of where you choose to live, you'll enjoy spectacular scenery and lively, small-town living with an eclectic mix of new friends from around the world.

Elk Valley

Tucked in the southeast corner of British Columbia known as the East Kootenays, the Elk Valley is home to the vibrant towns of Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford. Here you'll find some of the world's best skiing and access to every other possible outdoor recreational pursuit. Each of these towns offers residents the simplicity and rusticity of idyllic small-town life, but with all modern conveniences and connectivity for your comfort. 


Crowsnest Pass

Located in the southwest corner of Alberta, bordering British Columbia, is the Crowsnest Pass community, whose backdrop is the rugged and spectacular wilderness of the Canadian Rockies. It comprises five municipalities: the town of Coleman, the villages of Bellevue and Blairmore and the tiny hamlet of Hillcrest, all of which offer residents all the necessary shops and amenities.

In the Area


The region's health services are managed and delivered by Interior Health in B.C. and Alberta Health Services in Alberta. Please visit their site for a complete list of medical services. Regional hospitals are located in Fernie, Sparwood, Elkford and Crowsnest Pass.

Airports and City Centres

The Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass are approximately 3.5 hours' drive from Calgary, Alberta (international airport), 2.5 hours from Lethbridge, 2 hours from Kalispell Montana (international airport), 1 hour from Cranbrook B.C. (international airport) and 11 hours from Vancouver, B.C., one of the most beautiful and contemporary cities in the world.


The Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass are year-round recreational playgrounds - an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Fernie Alpine Resort, an award-winning ski hill with hundreds of kilometres of trails for hiking or mountain biking, snowmobiling, golf, world-renowned fishing on the Elk River and much more, is ready for your next adventure.

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