20 years ago, Kootenay Co-op Radio was a sparkle in the eyes of locals who felt the Kootenays needed a community radio station that expresses the unique spirit of the area. Since that time, we’ve built a radio station that broadcasts to communities throughout the West Kootenay and reaches even more listeners through internet streaming.
Member-owned and operated Kootenay Coop radio (CJLY) has served up eclectic music programming and spoken word shows exploring local issues, opinions, and events happening in our community. With almost 100 hours of original programming created by our passionate team of volunteer hosts each week, KCR is the destination for listeners who want an authentic Kootenay experience in French and English.
We are a full service creative production studio. We create websites, e-commerce solutions, digital content, short form video, photography and marketing collateral that engages, enlightens and inspires.
Our team provides you a creative digital content production service from concept to completion!
Hi, I’m Bobbi Barbarich!
I’m an award-winning photographer from Nelson BC. I create brand-specific, engaging images for businesses who value authentic connection with their clients. I’m an event photographer for organizations who want to share the real feelings of their event.
Why do you need commercial photography tailored to your business?
- People connect with photos that are authentic to people behind the brand.
- Potential clients immediately see that your business is different from the others.
- Clients choose a business when they feel a personal connection to the people who work there and understand what they do.
- High quality photography attracts people to your website and social media.
The Capitol Theatre’s calendar is full of community music, dance and theatre as well as Canadian and international touring performances. The restored theatre is an experience in itself, recapturing the atmosphere of its earliest days as a silent movie house.
The Capitol Theatre Society rents the facility to community groups for dance, theatre, music and film events, presents great touring performances, produces Summer Youth Theatre, a wine-tasting festival and an annual Christmas pantomime, and houses a large costume collection.
The Capitol’s Box office does far more than sell event ticket reservations – it is a gold mine for community arts resources, with friendly staff who go more than the distance to assist folks with their entertainment choices. The Capitol Costume shop may be messaged by calling 354-1510 for fantasy dress-up and show needs.
Incorporated in 2009, Collabo helps small and medium sized companies grow their business online. Specializing in internet marketing (SEO, PPC, Social Media) and website design/development, Collabo provides innovative and cost effective solutions for your business. Start attracting more customers to your website and grow your business online with Collabo.co.
Collabo is the Kootenays’ premier internet marketing and website design agency. With over 100 professional projects completed in a timely, cost effective manner, we have the experience and track record you need to complete your next project. Contact us for your free development and/or internet marketing quote.
We work and hire locally, right here in the Kootenays!
The finest gift gallery in the Kootenays. The Craft Collection is a member-owned gallery with a huge selection of original pieces from local artisans. A ”must-see” destination on your trip to Nelson. We now have two floors with Gallery 378 downstairs displaying fine art as well as more local crafts.
For 30 years, Davidson Communications and Media has provided award-winning print, broadcast and digital journalism and content development. DCM provides its clients with full services in voice-over and scripting, ad design, communications, marketing and earned media strategies, branding and sales consulting for partners throughout the public and private sector.
Doll Divine is an online fashion games portal, started in 2002. Popular with a younger, female demographic, it features free games and apps created exclusively and by others. The site also features avatar makers, character creators, and dress up games.
eARTh Community Clay Studios is a home studio with a breathtaking view. It is not just a pottery studio, it is an inspired playground for adults, kids, and anyone who likes to play with mud.
Hands-on help and personalized instruction are at the core of this experience. The friendly atmosphere supplies warm feedback and creative motivation to help you discover your inner potential.
Owner and teacher Diane Walters has worked with clay for thirty-five years and the learning industry for thirty. Sharing her experience and learning from others is at the core of this small business.
eARTh Community Clay Studios is situated in a beautiful studio with a view in Uphill Nelson, BC, Canada, located at 1116 Latimer St, Nelson, BC. We are open Sept – April and closed for late spring and summer.
If you’ve ever dreamed of having your own light-filled art studio, eARTh Community Clay Studios is for you. Though we specialize in beginner wheel and hand-building classes, if you are a practiced potter, you’ll appreciate our wheel and hand-building work areas, Shimpo wheels and slab roller, our selection of stains and glazes, and our regular firing schedule during our open studio sessions. Everything you need is right here. Experienced Potters and Sculptors make up our team of ceramic professionals who are ready to share their talents.
EZ Rock is home of long sets of “Today’s Best Variety” with the biggest songs from the 80’s right through to today’s BIGGEST hits by favourite artists like Adele, Madonna, Elton John, Michael Jackson to Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars. Our listeners come to us to be energized throughout the workday and to keep informed and entertained during their busy lives. While EZ Rock prides itself for playing the most music, we also have a long standing tradition of supporting our communities. FM 106.9 Nelson FM 93.5 New Denver/Silverton FM 103.1 Nakusp FM 101.9 Kootenay Lake FM 95.3 Kaslo Proud to be part of our Community since 1939 for your local news, sports, weather, events, contests and community involvement. Keep it locked on EZ Rock as we take our commitment to Nelson to the next level!
Sound, Lighting and Audio Visual rentals for ANY event. We also feature an experienced, professional DJ service. Serving Nelson and area for 16 years.
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
Owned and operated by Kathryn Gardner, KDG Photography’s mission is to help small business owners, entrepreneurs and artists leverage the Kootenay lifestyle by supporting them in building a successful business.
Kathryn creates professionally crafted photographs that tell your story, showcase your products and services, and helps you connect with your clients. Photographic sessions are available at KDG Photography Studio located in downtown Nelson, BC or on location.
Services offered include:
- Assessment of Current Marketing Imagery
- Business Portraits & Headshots
- Sales & Portfolio Images
- The Visual Story
- Social Media Imagery
Koocanusa Publications Inc., based in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada, publishes niche-interest magazines, accompanying websites and three BetterBook PhoneBooks.
What sets our publications apart is our efforts to talk to real people about what excites them in whatever endeavour they may be a part of. Sharing these stories brings to life the places, projects and events we profile.
Event rentals: tents, lights, tables, chairs, Dancefloors, speakers, wireless mics, & heaters.
production: audio engineering with high quality sound systems & lighting.
Mountain Media is a graphic design company specializing in custom Geopictorial landscapes. We work extensively with tourism and industry to create art files of cities and geographical regions. These digital files are used for the development of corporate presentation materials, economic development and tourism campaigns.
Creating a safe, accepting and empowering community where all youth can interact and access a variety of programs, services and activities they need and enjoy. A fun, safe and accepting youth centre with a variety of recreational activities including ramp sports, lessons and special events.
The Youth Employment Resource Centre offers free employment services to youth ages 15-30.
Movies for all ages and tastes in a big old theatre with new digital film and sound equipment. Drop by in the weekend for new releases and blockbusters, pay $7,- on Cheap Tuesdays, or join lovers of independent movies on Thursday night. Check http://www.civictheatre.ca for our weekly screenings or call Nelson\’s Civic Theatre for details and rentals. Support your local movie theatre!
Nelson Civic Theatre is saved by the Nelson Civic Theatre Society and is a non-for-profit community theatre. Mostly run by volunteers it screen films on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoon. In the day-time and Monday and Wednesday night the theatre can be rented for film festivals, presentations and other entertainment. Please call the theatre for info: 250-352-5833.
An alternative to the traditional design agency — Co-working & collaboration in Nelson, B.C,
Find out what’s going on in Nelson, BC for kids! Nelson Kids makes it easy and fun to find activities, events, and resources for kids and families in the Nelson area.
Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism is a Destination Marketing Organization in British Columbia that represents all the communities along the shores of Kootenay Lake: Nelson to Meadow Creek, and Kootenay Bay to Wynndel. The region is quaint, quirky and sophisticated and hosts things to do all year-round. Photos by RPM Photography
The Library provides free library memberships to the City of Nelson. Access to books, periodicals for adults, children and youth, CDs, DVDs, large-print and audio books. Wifi access. Programs: weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers; reading buddies with Nelson Maple Leafs hockey team; and movie nights for young adults. Regular library programs include: weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers; a reading buddies program with players from the Nelson Maple Leafs hockey team; and movie nights for young adults. Local and visiting authors are featured at book readings, and the popular Oysters, Authors and Ale fundraiser has become an annual event. The library partners with the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) to facilitate Parent Child Mother Goose groups and maintain The Learning Place, a new feature in the library’s lower level.