Hellman Canoes and Kayaks is a full line paddling store offering rentals and lessons. We build our own canoes and have seven brands of high quality touring Kayaks. Our paddling store is full of paddling accessories for all your paddling needs.
We manufacture handcrafted high quality composite canoes that are very tough and light weight.Our 17.5 foot Prospector weights only 56 pounds in Duralite. The brand names of the touring kayaks we sell are Seaward, Boreal Design, Light Speed, Delta, Clear Water , Hobi, Nu Canoe, and Advanced Elements. We pride ourselves on friendly professional service. All employees are qualified instructors and are very knowledgeable in all the different boat designs and materials. Our rental fees for 2008 are $50 a day for a canoe or Kayak and $60 a day for a tandem Kayak. Come by for a free demo of our canoes or kayaks. We are located on the shores of Kootenay Lake just 10 km east of Nelson towards Balfour on Highway 3A.
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Relax on a private and peaceful 3 acre forested setting, near the pristine Slocan River in Winlaw. Our deluxe vacation rental has an open plan living & kitchen area and sleeps 8. It has 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 large full bathrooms and a veranda. It has a large fenced yard with a private brick patio, BBQ, waterfall, fish pond and gardens. The home is complete with excellent kitchen and laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It is great for groups and families ! All you need to bring is your groceries.
Check out our excellent website! It has slideshows of the home and area, rates, reviews and an availability calendar. Winlaw has: 4 good restaurants, 2 grocery stores, biking trails, live music and a beautiful river to swim in. It’s a great place to find some peace and quiet, and explore nature’s beauty.
We live on the property and have provided excellent service to our guests, since 2012. You can expect genuine Canadian hospitality and no booking fees. We offer wheelchair accessibility and extra amenities for children and the elderly. Call Pam or David at 1-250-226-7647 to book ahead. We accept: credit cards, cash and e-Transfers.
Established in 1898, the Hume is a restored historic, full-service hotel located on the corner of Vernon and Ward Street in Nelson, BC. All guest rooms have been tastefully renovated and are equipped with modern conveniences while paying homage to our rich history.
Inside our walls you can expect to find Aura Spa & Salon, the General Store Family Restaurant, Mike’s Place Pub, the Library Lounge, the Spiritbar, Banquets & Catering and our Liquor Boutique. Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. We are Nelson’s unique, character property with something for everyone. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over decades of history. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage as we celebrate over a century of hospitality excellence. The Hume Hotel & Spa – Antique. Chic. Boutique.
This full-service hotel features a free full hot breakfast for all room guests every morning that earned the ‘Best Hotel for Breakfast’ award by Ski Canada Magazine. In 2015, we completely renovated the 2nd Floor into brand new deluxe guest rooms as well as the introduction of Aura Spa & Salon. All newly renovated rooms feature air conditioning and other modern conveniences while maintaining that heritage charm the Hume is known for. At the Hume Hotel, no two rooms are the same. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over decades of history. Our facilities include 45 decorated guest rooms befitting our theme, the General Store Restaurant, the Library Lounge complete with its original fireplace, Mike’s Place Pub, the Spiritbar entertainment venue and a Liquor Store. In 2005, the hotel underwent a major exterior facelift bringing back its look from the 1920’s. Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage as we celebrate over a century of hospitality excellence.
The Best Western Baker Street Inn & Convention Center is historic Baker Street’s newest and only full-service hotel. We are highly ranked on TripAdvisor and just underwent a major interior renovation in 2011.
Business travelers will be pleased to know that we offer free high speed internet while families should make note that kids stay free. Besides 70 comfortable guest rooms, other amenities include banquet facilities, Jacuzzi suites, hot tub, fitness room, flat screen TVs, microwaves, fridges, guest computer, room service and plenty of parking. Visit our website or call for more detail on the excellent ski and golf packages we have to offer.
Our own dining facility, the Baker Street Grill, is a restaurant that is sure to please the heartiest of appetites. Our dinner menu features our signature rotisserie chicken and ribs, grilled steaks as well as a great selection of seafood that includes wild BC salmon. Served every Sunday between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm, be sure to visit our Sunday Brunch when you’re in town. Experience the many great services we have to offer at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Baker Street Inn & Convention Center.
A beautiful, quiet, park like resort on the North Shore of Kootenay Lake. Only minutes to Nelson and close to Kokanee Glacier Park and Ainsworth Hot Springs. Cozy, clean kitchen suites and in summer a gorgeous breakfast included in a very reasonable price. Beach access and kayak rental.
Our ‘Outdoor Resort’ is literally in the middle of existing activities: Kokanee Glacier Park with short trails and multi day hikes is on our doorstep. Kootenay Lake with great sailing, kayaking, fishing and swimming is right in front of us. Next to our place starts a Wilderness Road, leading to the Six Mile Lakes and the Slocan Valley. And Nelson is only 8 km away.
We offer guided fishing on world class Kootenay Lake and Columbia River. Trophy Rainbow trout up to 35Lbs and Dolly Varden up to 29Lbs. Heated Boats. Fully licensed and insured. Brand new 2008 Ocean Pro custom boats.
Touchstone GIS Services Inc. is backed by 20 years of experience, and provides a variety of services from map creation to data analysis and custom data warehousing.
1. Independently owned and operated.
2. Main focus is GIS – detailed knowledge of Kootenay based data.
3. ESRI based – full ArcInfo capability.
4. Friendly and understandable approach.
From learning how to run a business in Vancouver, I have stuck with the philosophy of being on time, always courteous, do what we say, finish what we start, providing fair and competitive prices. This belief has made my team and I successful in maintaining a strong relationship with every client I’ve done work for in this area. I strive to complete my work with a sense of pride and satisfaction knowing that I made a difference with each and every client. I love meeting new people and helping them out when I can. I look forward to meeting you down the road as well.
Willow Point Beach House offers on the beach accommodation on the Kootenay Lake north shore. Beautiful self contained suites with own entrance and deck over-looking the Kootenay Lake. Only 4 miles out of Nelson. Healthy gourmet continental breakfast available on request. Minimum 2 night stay.
Willow Point Beach House is one of the first homes to be built on the North Shore. The older house adjacent to the B&B was a packing shed for the fruit which was ferried down from the orchards in the 1920’s. Once a farm, then a shop, and almost a replica of an old English pub: now a B&B. It has now been renovated to a more modern design although a little crooked here and there to lend to its charm. Willow Point Beach House has 150 feet of the best beach in the area. The garden sweeps down to the water’s edge and offers our guests the chance to swim, fish or boat or just lounge in the garden or on the sandy beach. Join your hosts at the fire pit and roast some marshmallows and swap a few yarns. The new owners Larry Costen & Sheila Morrison offer their guests delicious gourmet continental breakfasts with home baked goodies and fresh local fruit, home made preserves and much more. NOT your normal continental. Larry and Sheila offer warm friendly service and hospitality at it’s best. We offer the free use of kayaks and a paddleboat. We’d love to share our little paradise with you. The Nelson area offers every activity for every level, glorious golf course, hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing and much much more.
Sound, Lighting and Audio Visual rentals for ANY event. We also feature an experienced, professional DJ service. Serving Nelson and area for 16 years.
I offer a complete range of personalized accounting services and business advice for owner managed business in the West Kootenays.
For a new business I can help you decide whether the business should be incorporated or start off as a proprietorship. I can help you decide on share structure for your corporation and liaise with your legal team.
I can help the new business owner select appropriate accounting software and guide you through registering your new business with the various tax authorities.
I can offer the business owner an appropriate level of assurance on their financial statements. I provide either Review Engagement Services or Notice to Reader financial statements. For many corporations, the main focus of preparing financial statements is to provide the information necessary to file the corporate tax return making the added expense of a Review Engagement unnecessary.
Corporate tax returns
I will prepare the corporate tax return as an integral part of the corporate year end.
Personal Tax Returns
I have been preparing personal tax returns for three decades. If you have a rental property, unincorporated business income, investment income or a simple tax return, I can help you when it comes time to file your personal tax return.
Even if you have been in business for a number of years, it is a good idea to review your financial procedures. I can help you prepare a procedures manual to assist in training new staff and identify opportunities to streamline your bookkeeping workflow. I can teach you how to you analyze the information you need to manage your business effectively.
Weiland Construction Building quality homes for forty years in the Nelson Community is our family tradition. Eco friendly homes – Commercial – New Residential – Concrete – Timber Frame. You dream it… we build it! The possibilities are endless.
New home construction, residential, commercial, concrete, timber frame, general contracting, and interior design.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience at one of Nelson’s most cherished landmarks.
We offer many opportunities for rest and relaxation, or recreation, providing guests with all that’s needed for the perfect retreat.
Packaged Vacations, Weddings and Reunions, Extensive Menu of Spa Treatments and Retreats of All Kinds.
This can easily be called “the campground of convenience.” It is located right on the beach and is a 5 minute drive into Nelson. You can have the best of both the urban and rural worlds in one ideal location. We have tenting platforms right on the lake for you to set up on. Bring your own tent and bedding! My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and big groups. There is a common kitchen area, please feel free to use the BBQ’s and dishes. Enjoy the stunning lake views from the solar showers. This campground is off-grid and there are outhouses only, no flushing toilets. The Whistle Stop is good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and big groups. (You can rent the whole place! Sleeps up to 20 people) This is a quiet, relaxing retreat, a great alternative to hotels; for budget minded nature lovers. Low impact, ecotourism destination. We are close to hiking and biking trails. We can also offer a boat for hire if you’re interested in getting out on the lake. I look forward to meeting you and sharing this beautiful spot that I’m fortunate enough to call home.
North Shore Builders offers general contracting for both commercial & residential projects. This includes new home construction, interior & exterior renovations, decks & siding, whether standard or timber frame construction. Owner Matt Ander, originally a builder in Germany, has been building in Nelson and area for over 20 years.
There is no substitute for experience, training, and love of the job! Wilf Dopp has been providing excavating service to the construction and landscaping industry in Nelson and area since 1991 and has returned to Nelson after 3 years of instructing and training excavator operators in the lower mainland. Back home and ready to assist you in your projects! Certified and insured.
Professionally trained in 1991, contracting in Nelson and working on many large construction sites in the area such as Victoria Place Government building, Selkirk College Rosemont expansion, LVR Secondary Gym rebuild, Nelson waterfront pathway, construction site services for the construction of the Kaslo and Robson schools, Insite Electronics, ETC and hundreds of new homes and additions to existing homes, including all aspects of landscaping projects associated with new construction.
Explore Nelson from the comfort of a beautiful mountain setting only minutes from downtown. Mountain Waters is a wonderful place for both small families or large groups to stay while enjoying the Kootenays, with 7 bedrooms in the main house as well as smaller cabins available. Explore Nelson from the comfort of a beautiful mountain setting only minutes from downtown. Mountain Waters is a wonderful place for both small families or large groups to stay while enjoying the Kootenays, with 7 bedrooms in the main house as well as smaller cabins available.
200 feet of sandy beach and our exquisite facilty offers you a holiday to remember. You will enjoy Inspired Living in our beautiful facility located on one of Nelson\’\’s most amazing beaches.
Conveniently located just minutes from downtown Nelson. This newly renovated well appointed two bedroom home offers the perfect spot to explore all that Nelson has to offer, or to just sit on one of the decks, relax and enjoy the view.
This spacious inviting house is located on the lake on property adjacent to the owner’s residence. Skiing in the winter,boating, kayaking, swimming, biking, hiking in the summer, hot springs year-round. Everything is close at hand! Come and enjoy life on Kootenay Lake!
Bill Reid Consulting offers professional development and facilitation services for organizations of all sizes. The professional development includes team building, decision making and successful communications using the True Colors Program.
The following services are offered by Bill Reid Consulting:
Workshops and Presentations
Facilitation for Beginners
Facilitation of meetings, workshops, and retreats.
Strategic Planning and Goal Setting
Program and Policy Review
Apex’s professionals provide expertise in the fields of slope stability assessment, landslide risk analysis and mitigation, watershed assessment, hydrology, development of road stability prescriptions, terrestrial and fluvial geomorphology and hydroecology.
With one, two and three bedroom units minutes from the beach in lovely Fairview. Alpine Lake Suites is a 49 unit apartment building with beautiful views. Climate Smart certified.
In the Selkirk Mountains B&B features deluxe accommodation in a forest setting, with magnificent views of Kootenay Lake. We provide delicious breakfasts served to your room.