We strive to create clean, user-friendly designs on both the web and in print. We believe that
well-presented content supported by outstanding imagery is a great marriage. Over the past 18
years, our skill set has grown beyond only web design, to include photography, aerial imagery,
video production, print design, branding, and content procurement for social media. We have
a proven track record of building sites and empowering clients with clean, vibrant, and human
centric design. We love building lasting relationships and supporting our clients as they grow
Make A Change Canada was established in 2005 as a national nonprofit and charitable organization that provides employment and skills training to Canadians who face challenges in finding or maintaining employment in today’s labour market. We are accredited (since 2015) through the Imagine Canada Standards Program, one of just over 200 charitable organizations in Canada to have achieved this important standing. Make A Change Canada is exempted from certification under the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB), Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, and is a certified educational institution under Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). This means we are authorized to provide students with T2202A certificates to claim a tuition tax credit. Make A Change Canada has assisted hundreds of individuals in the local community to attain the skills they need to move on to meaningful careers and increased earnings. The net benefit extends to our clients’ families, to local businesses requiring employees with essential technology skills, and to the local economy. Help us celebrate our upcoming 15-year anniversary when we host the Montreal Canadiens Alumni in a charity fundraising game this January 23, 2020. We’ll be celebrating “The Canadian Way of Life!”
- Commercial /Residential/Industrial/Interior and Exterior/Book a Painter Program/Color Consulting/Patching Drywall/Stucco/Carpentry/Containment and Air Filtration/Spray Painting/High Pressuring Washing/Maintenance Program
The #1 selling electric bike company in the country is Pedego Canada. That’s because we’re more than just a distributor of the best designed electric bicycles on earth — it’s also because we have a lot of fun getting people out of their cars and onto ebikes!
You like to travel in style. You want a seamless, enjoyable luxury vacation where you can relax and take in something new. You care about quality; the best of the best. You want an expert that will work around your busy schedule and provide you with travel options that you can trust.
iLand Luxury Travel is an affiliate of Travel Experts, a Virtuoso Agency. Our managing partner is fully Virtuoso accredited and has achieved the Certified Travel Industry Executive qualifications with the Travel Institute. She was also named in the Top 25 Agents of 2014. We are a luxury travel agency providing our clients with the best of the best, from the first phone call to your agent until you arrive back home from your journey. We believe that you deserve the best, and provide that to you in the following ways:
- Worldwide Relationships – We have established worldwide connections with the best of the best in the luxury travel market. From our hotel connections, airfare providers and tour operators, we ensure that every booking is placed with a reputable and vetted operator. Your satisfaction is our primary objective and we only recommend itineraries that will be both enjoyable and safe.
- Convenience – We’re available outside of normal business hours, at the convenience of our clients. You don’t have to come to an office. We meet you in our virtual office. We work around your schedule, saving you time and effort while making your travel planning as seamless and enjoyable as possible.
- Exclusive Access at Venues – Through our relationships we are able to get you ahead of the line and into places generally closed off to the public. By using us, you will never have to stand in long lines for tickets; we ensure that your private guide picks them up ahead of time and takes you in. For example, exclusive access to side entrance to the Vatican, or access to private sections of the Strahov Monastery in Prague, just to name a few.
- Value – You work hard for your money; you deserve to get the best value out of every dollar you spend. By leveraging our connections, we are able to secure exclusive complimentary amenities, such as meals, resort credits and VIP access/perks. Every aspect of your trip is thoroughly reviewed to ensure that you are getting the best of the best for your dollar. This can even include an airport butler! and other services you didn’t even know existed in order to make your journey seamless.
- Trusted Expert Agents – We take pride in working with agents who are highly skilled, knowledgeable and genuinely care about providing you with an excellent luxury travel experience. Their years of experience, destination training and customer service skills enable us to provide you with the right advice and recommendations for any destination.
We look forward to getting to know you! To start planning your dream vacation, click here.
Escape to Africa Safaris leads small and intimate eco-tours hosted by a native Zimbabwean guide with a background in conservation, who focuses on wildlife, and cultural heritage. Guests experience wild Africa and learn about the plight of many endangered species that live within the savannah and woodlands. Luxury tented camps and lodges accommodate the tour in addition to traveling via bush plane, land cruiser and riverboat. The delicate balance of human interaction with nature is placing the most importance on respecting wildlife and viewing species when they allow us to share their space and daily routines.
“Escape to Africa Safaris strives to provide its guests with exceptional experiences and courteous service
embracing the use of professional conduct and morals while respecting nature”
At Escape to Africa Safaris we envision the immersion of individuals into Africa’s natural surroundings that make up vast and integral eco-systems that support some of the most unique species on the planet. Through beautiful and raw interactions and education, we hope that these experiences will help to raise awareness about the plight of endangered species.
It is our intention to open your eyes to an intriguing and stunning continent through authentic experiences in small groups that leave less of a footprint on our natural surroundings. Our commitment to safety and the use of professional partners allows you to rest assure that you can be awe inspired and full of spirit as you engage in adventure and passion for nature. Through thoughtful planning lead by integrity and ethics we truly devote ourselves to making sure your African safari is one of which will grace you a lifelong stream of memories and impact.
PAIGE LENNOX RN, BSN
Patient Advocate/ Healthcare Navigator
The healthcare system is overstretched and truth be told sometimes people fall through the cracks.
Everyone has heard stories of people who get lost in the system.
Have you ever wondered… is there a way to stop this from happening?
That is why CHAI exists.
CHAI stands for Canadian Health Advocates Inc. and represents a national network of Health Advocates.
Health Advocates – also known as Patient Advocates- navigate the healthcare system with patients and caregivers so that people don’t fall through the cracks.
CHAI Advocates are professionals with extensive nursing, paramedicine, social work or medical backgrounds.
Our Advocates have deep experience and expertise in the Canadian healthcare system, so we know and understand its intricate workings.
We know what questions to ask and whom to ask. As a result, we are uniquely positioned to help people navigate an often confusing system.
Every patient deserves to receive the best possible care.
My passion for Advocacy is a direct result of professional and personal experience.
For 25 years I witnessed how patient care is affected by stretched resources and overworked healthcare professionals. I should know. I was one of them.
When my own mother was diagnosed with a terminal illness everything became more obvious. As a result of that experience I realized thousands of canadians experience this every day… and who is there to help them?
Again, this is why CHAI exists.
So specifically how do we help?
It breaks down into practical support, emotional support and empowerment.
Here are a few examples:
- Attending doctors appointments
- Coaching about your current condition, medical jargon, Advance Care Planning
- Support with complicated paperwork- for example CPP Disability Forms
- Helping with Discharge Planning from hospital to home or residential care
Emotional Support can take the form of…
- Reducing patient & caregiver stress
- Making sure the patient is heard
CHAI helps Empower Patients & Caregivers
- For example: supporting patients to advocate for themselves
CHAI also supports your doctors in providing you great care.
Our overstretched healthcare system often leaves doctors short of time and resources.
Hospital capacity in Canada is 125%- that means there are 5 people for every 4 beds in the Canadian healthcare system. And the situation is only going to get worse.
Baby Boomers- the largest cohort in human history peaks in 5 years. So who knows how many people will be needing those 4 beds!
So having a Health Advocates in your corner could make all the difference.
Communications needs to have a human voice. It should have a plan and room for spontaneity. Everyone has a story to tell. Firelight Communications focuses on helping you tell your story with writing, communications and media relations planning and training for businesses, local governments, nonprofits, and anyone who wants their communications to have a human voice.
Hive Home Inspections provides thorough visual home inspections servicing the entire West Kootenay. Certified home inspector with Consumer Protection BC (License #77889) and an associate member with HIABC, Jacques Laplante complies and strives to exceed HIABC’s Scope of Inspection & Code of Ethics.
Telus features amazing service and world-class networks. Our service include Telus PureFibre; 100% fibre optic internet network – bringing you the fastest and most reliable internet technology, mobility, Pik TV and Optic TV, SmartHome Security, the LivingWell Companion, and the Babylon Health app. Our company embraces a social purpose philosophy, and works hard to ensure equal access to technology, promote responsible use, and put our technology to work for good. Seven percent of our pre-tax profits were given back to community organizations in 2018!
We help individuals plan for their retirement, by setting goals, creating a vision, and planning for the future.
Your Retirement Path provides retirement transition workshops, seminars and personal coaching to individuals who are thinking of retiring in the next few years or for those who have already retired. We help individuals assess their readiness, set goals and plan for the future, prepare emotionally with family and relationships and navigate a smooth transition from the workforce to an ideal retirement.
Traditional italian style food and atmosphere with excellent service. The pizzas are cooked in our woodfired oven and are pastas are handmade with love. We display fresh baked goods and specialty coffees made from our top quality espresso machine. We have lunch specials to dine in, or call ahead to have your order ready for pick up. We offer delivery services all day and night. Come in for a special occasion dinner or just for a fun night out. We cater for events and can host your event here too, in our restaurant. You’ll never regret our tradition Italian meals at La Dolce Vita!
At All Season Waterfront Rentals we offer three elegant lakeside residences on the north shore of Kootenay Lake catering to the upscale tourist. Two of our properties, Six Mile House and Cottage, are situated on 2/3 of an acre, a pleasant 10 minute scenic drive from Nelson. Local amenities include a delightful restaurant, community store (everything from groceries to videos to fishing lures and licenses), and a friendly neighbourhood pub. A marina just a short drive away offers various types of floating craft for rent. This area of the Kootenays is well situated for good hiking, climbing, fishing, biking, berry-picking, and exploring over land or water.
All properties are fully furnished, equipped with a barbeque, Wi-Fi, plenty of parking space, laundry and basic kitchen-ware and cooking supplies.
The best electric bicycles in Canada are the ones that fit you perfectly and are fun to ride.
When you ride a Pedego Electric Bike, it’s not about how great the electric bike is, it’s about how great you are on it.
Pedego brings out the best in you.
That’s why Pedego owners in Canada don’t like their bikes – they love them. And you will too.
At VIRTUE, we know a good cup of tea. It contains the freshest flavours from around the world, made with only the finest organic ingredients.
We work very closely with tea importers and small-batch growers to build long-lasting relationships and ensure ethical practices from the tea plant to your cup.
And we believe in giving back. Instead of investing in expensive marketing tactics on social media, we choose to reinvest in making VIRTUE Tea a plastic free company and use biodegradable packaging. PLASTIC FREE tea bags of course! Yes, it’s not cheap to be environmentally friendly but we sleep good at night knowing we are doing our part for the planet. Part of our mission with VIRTUE Tea is to leave no trace.
Lastly, we committed donating 1% for the Planet to non-profits working on the front line to protect the environment. We’re all in this together!
VIRTUE Artisan Tea, it’s exquisite taste, steeped in virtue.
Steer Environmental Associates Ltd. is a scientific consulting firm located in Nelson, British Columbia. We provide our clients with senior-level expertise in:
- hazardous building materials assessment and management
- asbestos analysis
- indoor air quality
- human health and ecological risk assessment of contaminated sites
- environmental monitoring
- technical and regulatory advice
- third-party reviews.
Steer Environmental has been in operation since 2009.
At Kootenay Views Property monitoring, we provide top shelf 24/7 property monitoring. Wether this is your primary home and you’re on vacation or it’s your secondary home that you only visit once in a while, we’ve got you covered!
We provide keyholder services, as well as weekly, bi-weekly, as well as monthly checks. We can be liaisons for trades and services. If you are planning to be away, call us today!
Quick Bliss Yoga – Yoga that fits into your busy life in 20 minutes or less.
Quick Bliss Yoga is the only online yoga specifically designed for busy women and mamas who:
- Struggle to find time for self-care
- Desperately want to feel more calm, present, and ease
- Are looking for yoga and meditation that fits into their busy schedules
I’m also passionate about helping women lower stress, anxiety, and overwhelm through “self-maintenance” practices and creating a life that feels like BLISS.
Grab my free 5 Day Mind Body Reset here: https://quickblissyoga.ck.page/2d5bcc0273
Selling Real Estate
The listing process I provide is a streamlined full-service experience. It is my passion to exceed your expectations. Let’s work together to achieve your goals!
✅ Strategic Pricing
✅ 3D Virtual Walkthroughs
✅ Social Media Marketing
✅ Photography and Video Tour
✅ Hard Copy Advertisement Campaigns
Buying Real Estate
I am your vision facilitator. We can find what you are looking for!
✅ Daily Market Analysis
✅ MLS Listings and For Sale by Owner
✅ Off-Grid Properties
✅ First Time Home Buyers
✅ Strategic Negotiation
“West Kootenay EcoSociety is a non-profit, community-driven organization, that works to bring together local residents to protect the natural environment while building just, equitable, healthy, and livable communities in the West Kootenay region. The three main pillars of our work are: taking action to reduce the crisis of climate change, promoting sustainable local food systems, and preserving wild places, ecosystems, air and water for future generations. If you’re looking to get involved in the community, EcoSociety’s a great place to learn about local issues and how make a tangible, positive impact in your community.”
Gabriel’s focus and gift is creating a grounded, supportive space rich in compassion, awareness, safety and humour. He invites clients to slow down while he listens wholeheartedly. His body-centred approach works with the psychophysiology of how trauma presents itself in the body, nervous system, bone and muscle memory. He offers art-making in session for clients wanting to explore the benefits of therapeutic creative expression.
Gabriel works with children, youth, couples, families and individuals. He specializes in facilitating personal growth work with men.
Clinical experience: trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, attachment issues, end of life, depression, stress, PTSD, ADHD, addiction, shame-shifting, men’s issues such as Father Reconciliation, Anger Management, porn-addiction, rites of passage, dreamwork, the Work That Reconnects, ceremony and process-oriented group facilitation.
Blue Sky Clothing Company, Comfortable Elegance Sized for REAL Women XS to 4X. Blue Sky offers locally designed, natural fibre clothing in styles and sizes for all women. We also have summer fun wear for the whole family. Balfour, Nelson and Vancouver locations.
511 Baker St. in Historic Nelson
Balfour Ferry Landing (seasonal)
1312 Commercial Dr. Vancouver, B.C. 604-566-9976
1533 Lonsdale Ave. North Vancouver B.C.
2029 4th Ave. Kitsalino, Vancouver B.C.