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Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, B.C.

Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, B.C. — Karen Kornelsen photo

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The picturesque city of Nelson, B.C., is built on a hill.

Nelson: Who’s who in business

Nelson is known for its beautiful mountain setting on the shore of Kootenay Lake, its thriving arts community and its engaging coffeeshop culture.

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Nelson Chamber of Commerce

This glorious mountain city has an impressive chamber of commerce.

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Tom Thomson, Executive Director of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.
Podcasts, West Kootenay, Nelson, Financial

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Nelson, BC

In this episode of Kootenay Business Podcast, publisher Keith Powell, talks with Tom Thomson, Executive Director of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.

Metal Fabricator Foundation Program student Daniel Secor works on a year-end project in the new welding shop at Nelson’s Silver King Campus.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education

Students Spark New Era at Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus

The first group of students to test out the future of the Silver King Campus got busy in the freshly completed welding shop.

Selkirk College Ceramics Studio students Sierra Kelly (right) and Marita Manson (middle) chat with an Amazing Race Canada producer prior to the contestants coming through Kootenay Studio Arts.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

Selkirk College featured in Amazing Race Canada

Selkirk College’s Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) was one of the featured stops for the popular reality television show.

The Robertson brothers incorporated stone, cedar and glulam beams into the structure of their new building.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments

Taghum Shell has been spaciously souped-up

The Robertson brothers, owners of Taghum Shell, in Taghum B.C., have rebuilt the service station with glorious success

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An overhead view of Nelson Hydro power plant.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Technology

Nelson Hydro celebrates Grand Opening of Nelson Community Solar Garden

The Community Solar Garden is now operational and supplying power to the Nelson Hydro power grid.

Tom Thomson, executive director of the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce, is an advocate for the business community.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

News from the Nelson chamber

The Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce has a full agenda, including advocacy, research, collaboration, planning and support implementation.

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Dr. Nathan Goodale (left) and Alissa Nauman (right) are the Hamilton College educators heading up the project excavating and documenting the pithouses found along the Slocan River.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Slocan, Education, First Nations

Slocan Narrows Archaeological Project gets students hands-on with history

Hamilton College’s Slocan Narrows Archaeological Project brings post-secondary students together to excavate history uncovered in First Nations pithouses.

Warfield’s Jinjoe Construction is one of the West Kootenay companies that helps Selkirk College trades students earn their Red Seal ticket. (L-R) Apprentice Levi Schwarzer, company owner Jonathan Jinjoe and carpentry Journeyperson James Benson are currently working on a residential retrofit in Rossland.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education

Selkirk College builds the foundation for carpenters

A trade that has a multitude of career paths, carpentry is key to building a stronger province.

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