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Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, B.C.

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

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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Carl & Sarah Kistner, owners of Stone Meadow Gardens, standing in a field of flowers.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Rossland, Salmo, Slocan, Agriculture, Cuisine

At the farm gate: Fresh food, flowers, fine wine and fanciful wares for sale at West Kootenay farms

Throughout the West Kootenay area, local farms and food producers sell directly to the public through roadside stands and farmgate sales

by Julie Matchett
A bridge in Nelson.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Shop Local in Nelson

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that you can support in Nelson

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The Kootenay Filter Inc. team. (L to R): 
Front row: Rick Arnett, Judy Kress, Kyle Downey
Middle row: Morgan Rawick, Paras Chouhan, Mark Shukin, Marco Gerhardt
Back row: Bryan Richardson, Matt Phillips, Kyle Grattan
West Kootenay, Nelson, Retail, Small Business, Technology

From Can-Filter’s ashes, Kootenay Filter breathes fresh air in Nelson

Marco Gerhardt, co-owner of Kootenay Filter in Nelson, B.C., discusses how Can-Filter layoffs led to Kootenay Filter’s creation

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Joel Godbee, smiling into camera.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nelson, Salmo, Trail, Small Business

Trendy colours through the paintbrush of Paradise Painters

Joel Godbee of Paradise Painters in Nelson summarizes the latest trends in the paint industry

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Kirk Ismay, wearing striped blue and white shirt.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Technology

Secure by Design makes sense of the internet

This award-winning internet service provider keeps the Kootenays connected

by Julie Matchett
(L to R) Kelley Deon, Tim Brodesser, Ian Comishin, Elie Houde, Jonathan Ladouceur and Jim Ziemlanski are all part of the Twente Additive Manufacturing team in Nelson.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Small Business, Technology

3D concrete printing will disrupt the construction industry, says owner of TAM

Ian Comishin, president of Twente Additive Manufacturing in Nelson, B.C., is printing homes for the Kootenays and beyond

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The Torchlight Brewing Company logo is a lit up torch with a black background.
West Kootenay, Nelson

A West Kootenay brewmaster weighs in on the trials of conducting business amidst COVID-19

Craig Swendson, brewmaster at Torchlight Brewing Company in Nelson, B.C., explains how his business is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Child standing in front of electric car.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Technology, Transportation

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative has gone electric

The Kootenay Carshare Cooperative now rents EVs and lets you rent your own EV out for a profit

by Jean-Marc La Flamme
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