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Provincial & Federal

Michelle Mungall, MLA
204 - 402 Baker Street
Nelson BC V1L 4H8
Phone: (250) 354-5944

Alex Atamanenko, MP
337 Columbia Ave
Castlegar BC V1L 4H8
Phone: (250) 365-2792

Service B.C.
310 Ward Street
Nelson, BC V1L 5S4
Phone: (250) 354-6104
Fax: (250) 354-6102

Service Canada Employment Services
333 Victoria Street
Nelson, BC V1L 4K3
Phone: (250) 352-3155
Fax: (250) 354-5170

Employment Standard
310 Ward Street
Nelson, BC V1L 5S4
Phone:(250) 354-6550

Ministry of Environmnet
401-333 Victoria Street
Nelson, BC V1L 4K3
Phone:(250) 354-6333

Worksafe BC
524 Kootenay Street
Nelson, BC V1L 6B4
Phone:(250) 354-5700

Consumer Taxation Branch
310 Ward Street
Nelson, BC V1L 5S4

BC Assessment Authority
Phone: 250-352-5581

Accommodation & Real Estate Services (formally BC Buildings Corporation)
Phone: 250-952-8500

Kootenay Regional Geologist
Phone: 250-426-1658

Kootenay Lake Forests District Office
Phone: 250-825-1100

Interior Health
Community Care Services: 250-352-1401
Health Unit:250-505-7200

West Kootenay District Highways Office
Phone: 250-354-6521

Driver Licensing Inquiries
Phone: 1-800-950-1498

Regional Court Registry
Phone: 250-354-6165

Social Services & Housing
Phone: 250-354-6488


Corporation of the City of Nelson
City Hall, #101-310 Ward Street,
Nelson, BC V1L 5S4
Phone: (250) 352-5511
Fax: (250) 352-2131
Services provided include: City fire hall, police, parks & Cemetery, electrical utility, water utility, civic centre, library, sewage treatment plant, transit, city building inspection, business licenses, city airport, etc.

Nelson Municipal Library
602 Stanley Street,
Nelson, BC V1L 1N4
Phone: (250) 352-6333

Nelson City Police
606 Stanley Street
Nelson, BC V1L 1N4
Phone: non-emergency (250) 352-3919

Nelson Fire and Rescue
919 Ward Street
Nelson, BC
Phone: non-emergency (250) 352-3103

Business Licences
310 Ward Street
Nelson, BC V1L 5S4
Phone:(250) 352-8260

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Regional District of Central Kootenay
Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive
Nelson, BC V1L 5R4
Phone: (250) 352-6665 or 1-800-268-7325
Fax: (250) 352-9300 Website: www.rdck.bc.ca
Provides local government to the rural areas E & F. Includes: building inspection, planning, fire protection, refuse disposal and recycling, transit, water systems, hospital and Economic Development.

Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce
91 Baker Street
Nelson, BC V1L 4G8
Phone: (250) 352-3433
Fax: (250) 352-6355
E-mail: info@discovernelson.com
Website: www.discovernelson.com

Community Futures Development Corp. of Central Kootenays
#201, 514 Vernon Street
Nelson, BC V1L 4E7
Phone: (250) 352-1933
Fax: (250) 352-5926
E-mail: cfdcck@futures.bc.ca
Website: www.futures.bc.ca

Kootenay Rockies Tourism
Box 10, 1905 Warren Ave.
Kimberley, BC V1A 2Y5
Phone: (250) 427-4838
Fax: (250) 427-3344
E-mail: info@kootenayrockies.com
Website: www.kootenayrockies.com


Nelson Daily News
Phone: 250-352-3552

Kootenay Weekly Express
Phone: 250-354-3910

Kootenay Business Magazine
(Koocanusa Publications)
Phone: 250-426-7253
Fax: 250-426-4125

Pennywise (weekly)
Phone: 250-352-6314 or 1-800-663-4619
Website: www.pennywiseads.com

Nelson Star (weekly)
Phone: 250-352-1890
Website: www.nelsonstar.com


Kootenay Broadcasting System (KBS)
Phone: 250-352-5510

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Phone: 250-352-1642

Kootenay Co-op Radio
Phone: 250-352-9600 or 352-9653

Mountain FM


Canadian Broadcasting System (CBC)

Global TV
Phone: 250-352-6068

Shaw Cable (Community Television)
Phone: 250-354-4200


Bank of Montreal
Phone: 250-352-5321

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Phone: 250-352-8700

Royal Bank of Canada
Phone: 250-354-4111

Scotia Bank

Phone: 250-354-5590

Kootenay Savings Credit Union

Nelson & District Credit Union
Phone: 250-352-7207