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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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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.

Samonte Cruz working on his final projects for the upcoming KSA Year End Show & Sale that takes place in Nelson on June 23-24.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education

Kootenay Studio Arts at Selkirk College hosts year-end show

On June 23 and 24, students from five studios will showcase their concepts, designs and skill-sets at the annual KSA Year End Show & Sale.

Sydney Black is the executive director of the Nelson & District Arts Council.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Attracted by Nelson’s art

People want to live in a culturally relevant location—it’s a big part of the reason professionals come to live and work in Nelson. —Sydney Black

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Kootenay Cycling Adventures is based in beautiful Nelson, B.C.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Revelstoke, Small Business, Tourism

Nelson’s bike trek deluxe

John Bowden of Nelson, B.C., is working to make group bicycle touring the next big thing in his region.

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Joy Barrett, cultural development officer for Nelson, B.C., and executive director of Castlegar Sculpturewalk, stands within “Sculpture Walk” by Spring Shine, Christopher Petersen and Hans Winter (2016).
East Kootenay, Creston, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Rossland, Small Business, Tourism, Kootenay Influencers

The power of art in Nelson, B.C.

Joy Barrett combines creativity and hard-headed business sense in her work as cultural development officer for the City of Nelson, B.C.

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Three search and rescue teams in the Columbia Basin have new helicopter rescue equipment thanks to support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Golden, Nelson, Financial

Safer and quicker access to lost or injured

Columbia Basin Trust helps SAR teams purchase rescue equipment

Jeanne Shaw with her three border collies.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Kaslo, Nelson, Slocan, Trail, Animal Care, Small Business

Making a connection with man’s best friend

Jeanne Shaw uses her experience as a teacher and her passion for pets to help people understand what their dogs are trying to tell them.

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