At FortisBC, we are building energy infrastructure in the province to ensure we meet our customers’ energy demands, today and in the future – safely, reliably and at the lowest reasonable cost. We deliver approximately 21 per cent of the total energy consumed in British Columbia, which is the most energy delivered by any utility in the province. Whether delivering electricity, natural gas or propane, our more than 2,200 employees serve approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 communities.
Ainsworth Motel offer clean, quiet and comfortable rooms. We have single, double kitchenette units and a family unit with complete kitchen facilities all with a breathtaking view of beautiful Kootenay Lake and its surrounding mountains. We offer complimentary coffee, microwaves, satellite TV, BBQ, lawn area and free WiFi.
I help individuals subdivide their property. With great relationships at the governing body (Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure), I make the process much less painful than it’s made out to be. I got started in the business by successfully subdividing 2 somewhat complex parcels off of my acreage, and now I find a lot of gratification in helping others do the same, changing their financial future.
We are a community of inspired clear minded individuals creating a relational centered, sustainable lifestyle that we have found naturally catalyzes the evolution of human consciousness. From our earthy off-grid farm setting in the Selkirk Mountains we supply the West Kootenays & Okanagan with organic Microgreens. We grow year round in our annualized geo solar greenhouse that is predominantly heated and powered by the sun.
Bedroom with Queen bed, bathroom with shower, private deck amidst beautiful surroundings and mountain view.
- Find a home away from home in our private guest cottage situated on 5 acres in the beautiful Kootenays, just 15 minutes south of Nelson.
- Sitting room with futon bed, fridge, microwave,coffee maker, kettle, dishes,complimentary coffee/tea, small library, board games, Satellite TV, DVD/VCR.
- Perfect honeymoon hide-away! Close to x-country skiing and famous Whitewater ski hill. Families and pets welcome. Smoking outside only.
- Delicious full course breakfast and great hospitality. Wir sprechen Deutsch. Cell service now available..
- Please note we do not have a cell phone or smart phone and due to the internet service available check our email only twice a day. Inquiries needing an immediate response can be done by phone.
Butterfly Sprinkler Products (BSP) is a family operated, woman owned, manufacturer of garden sprinkler products, providing employment opportunity to the BC’s West Kootenay.
Financial Services Including:
- Investments (RRSP, TFSA, RRIF, Pensions etc.)
- Health and Dental Benefits
- Life Insurance
- Tax and Estate Planning
BioBio Guest Suite and Guest House are located on an organic farm within a 10 min drive to the vibrant community of Nelson. The best of both worlds: the peace and beauty of the rural setting only a short drive ( or bus ride) to historic Baker St. with its restaurants, art galleries, bookshops and boutiques.
There are 2 options for accomodation. A 1 bedroom suite sleeps up to 4 people. BioBIo GUest House has 2 bedrooms, a TV/den, a living room and sleeps 6 people in beds.
Both are lovingly built by a Swiss carpenter using the highest quality eco materials on our organic farm ( Arrowhead Farm). Enjoy the fresh air and space of the country setting only a 10 min drive from downtown Nelson. 30 minutes to Whitewater Ski Resort.
Arrowhead Farm is situated on a quiet road, away from the highway, but easy access from town.
BioBio Suite is on the first floor. There are no steps from the parking to the suite and none within. The main suite is occupied by the owner. There is no overlap of living areas ensuring peace and privacy for both. BioBio suite has its own entrance and a fenced in yard separate from the yard of the main house. It has a lovely private patio.
BioBio Guest House has its own driveway and parking area and is very private. There are steps both outside and within the house. There is a beautiful flagstone patio with garden furniture and access to the natural swimming pools.
Both are built with low VOC paints and natural finishes, wood, stone and are equipped with Heat Return Ventillators for the best air quality and energy efficiency.
Quality furnishings, new memory mattresses, WiFi ( can be turned off on request), washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, TV, Netflix.
While staying at the BioBio Suite or Guest House you will have an option to buy our farm fresh organic produce, Kootenay Local Agricultural Society certified.
Please enquire about our farm/pond permaculture tours and workshops on farm crafts: milking, cheese, butter, sour cream and yoghurt making, sourdough bread baking, fermenting, preserving.
In the area:
We are located 10 min by car from Nelson. In the summer time many Nelsonites use Blewett Rd as their biking trail. It is 30 min by bike to Nelson and 50 ( or more) min back, as we are uphill from town. There is also a city bus that stops in front of the farm on request. Going to town by bike and taking a bus back saves you an uphill ride.
Whtewater Ski resort, 30 min by car, famous for its champagne powder. Nelson was voted The Best Ski Town in North America by Powder Magazine.
Granite Point Golf course, 10 min by car
closest beach: Taghum Beach, 5 min by car
mountain biking: world class, abundant, closest area Morning Mountain is accessible from the house, a 10 min bike ride on Blewett Rd.
Our retreat offers novel glamping accommodations and self-contained guest suite. Enjoy stunning views of Kootenay River, explore edible gardens and walk mossy, forest trails on this 300 acre property in the mountains.
Conveniently located just close enough to Nelson, that you may order take-out dinner, yet far enough away to gaze at stars.
The retreat also features a beautiful event venue, gift shop and seasonal tours and workshops.
Located in the West Kootenays, Bear Spring Eco Retreat offers novel canvas glamping accommodations. Nestled in the mountains with stunning river views, our property includes an event centre perfect for intimate concerts or weddings (opening summer 2022), a refreshing outdoor solar shower and edible food gardens. Our 300 acre property is perfect for urbanites seeking an outdoor experience immersed in nature without foregoing any of the comforts of home. Located just 12 minutes from the artist city of Nelson, we’re close enough to town to order take-out yet, just far enough to gaze at the Milky Way. Our mostly off-grid, eco-friendly retreat offers modern luxuries including queen size beds and linens, solar lighting and a communal outdoor cooking area complete with dishes and utensils. All you need to bring is food. Enjoy nature walks, foraging, hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, snowshoeing and wild life viewing at or near our sustainable retreat.
Founded in September of 2010, The Nelson Daily is a daily online news service committed to providing the most in-depth and comprehensive news, sports and arts coverage for the region of Nelson, BC, Canada. With as many as 130,000 views per month as well as followers on Facebook and Twitter, The Nelson Daily is Nelson’s resource for news, sports and arts information from the Greater Nelson area.
100% LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED
The bright & beautiful, newly-renovated Taghum Hall is located along the shores of the Kootenay River, 10 kilometres west of Nelson. It is operated by an independent, community-based society of members and volunteers. The hall offers vibrant & varied community programs of special events and ongoing activities, which are continually updated on the website taghumhall.ca. Come join the fun!
Taghum Hall is affordably available for rent for public or private functions, has a capacity for 174 people, and is wheelchair accessible. The hall proper includes a proscenium stage with adjustable lighting, and a 30’ x 70’ multi-functional open hall for any banquets and festivities. A fully-equipped kitchen can serve large numbers. There is ample parking, and space for both indoor and outdoor functions. A stunning wrap-around deck takes full advantage of the Kootenay River & mountain views.
Georama is the West Kootenays’ largest and most modern Greenhouse, Nursery and Garden Center. Open year round since 1970, Georama is the place to go for all your gardening needs. Georama, Growing for the Kootenays …. with the Kootenays.
Georama Garden Centre is the destination of choice for Kootenay gardeners. Open year round, our unique Garden Centre is nestled on 16 acres of lakeview land providing a spectacular backdrop to our operation. With more than 20 staff members to help with professional advice, and products backed by Georama’s growing season warranty your shopping experience is guaranteed to be a pleasure and your time here a great memory! Let us help you select just the right plant, shrub or tree to make your backyard truly a paradise. With thousands of varieties to chose from we know your landscape project will turn out just right. We also shop the world for you – to bring the most unique garden accents and containers right to the Kootenays. Statuary, fountains, bird baths, ceramic pots and more – all are waiting right here just for you. Landscape contractors and home owners can find everything for that special project – the list is large! from bulk topsoil, bark mulch, dolomite, lava rock, soil conditioners, edging, weed barrier and pond liner to caliper grade and specimen size trees and evergreens, Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Japanese Maples, Dogwoods – the list is almost endless. We have more than 30,000 sq. ft of greenhouses loaded with bedding plants, perennials, hanging baskets,tropical plants, seasonal plants. Our water gardening section including plants, pumps, filters and more is a must see, complete with a demonstration pond and waterfall where you can sit and relax with a nice cup of tea. We invite you to come out soon and visit us – we would love to see you!
Timberland Consultants (2001) is a resource management company that provides forest-related services in the field of planning, technical engineering, GIS, silviculture and inventory.
Think outside of the box! Custom designs Exquisite. Green Homes. Energy Efficient Package. Panoramic views. Cathedral ceilings. Timber frame details. Feast your eyes on our array of projects on our website and our facebook community. Our Mission is to increase awareness, understanding and compassion for the natural world by building lived environments that are beautiful, healthy and sustainable. Our homes reflect our commitment to enhancing the quality of life, bridging the alternative and the mainstream, the sacred and the ordinary. We pursue this ideal by creating products that resonate in a deep way with our customer’s needs and values. We conduct our business through cultivating open, honest, and caring relationships with our employees, suppliers and customers.We ship our homes and buildings worldwide after a meticulous process of co-creating with our clients. Our kits are astounding in accuracy and order. The numbered kit components and the accompanying manual support a set-up process that is fast and fun.
At Mandala Homes we are dedicated to providing exquisite spaces while minimizing the impact on our environment.
We partner with our clients in designing and crafting sustainable, energy efficient homes using sustainable materials such as eco-certified wood and non-toxic insulation and finishes.
Our homes have a natural and creative appeal and represent a new wave of innovation in green technology and prefabricated home design.
Inspired by nature, Mandala’s round home designs are highlighted by an abundance of natural light that spills through our signature central skylight.
Providing forest management services.
We strive to provide a high standard of wildfire suppression, prescribed burning and technical forestry services to various clients in the forest industry.
Debri is experienced in all phases of prescribed burning including preparation of burn plans, pre-burn monitoring, ignition and control, mop-up and patrol and burning, road right-of-way, piled logging debris. On average Debri President and owner (Brian Matheson) has been involved in and completed 8 to 10 prescribed burns per year, varying in size from 4 to 150 hectares. Debri is able to dispatch up to 30 experienced and certified fire fighters fully equipped with vehicles and equipment. Debri is also able to deliver the S-100, S-212, S- 230, S-232 and S-235 and other fire fighting courses either by in-house training or by contracting out to local qualified instructors who provide training and educational programs.
At Heritage Roofing, we pride ourselves in offering top-notch roofing expertise for your home, your business or industrial building throughout the Kootenay / Boundary region, and beyond.
Our extensive sheet metal fabrication shop ensures quality custom flashings from fixtures to trims.
The sheet metal components range from pre-painted and printed material to copper. This type of versatility allows us to manufacture aesthetic details for exterior and interior applications.
We not only install new roofs, we also offer effective roof repairs and maintenance services – an essential part of ensuring your roof lasts for many years and performs optimally.
Cool Waters RV park is located in a valley about 5 minutes south of beautiful Nelson BC.
The property has a creek running through it, it is about 20 minutes from the local ski hill, and has a great number of mountain bike trails within close proximity.
The RV park has select amenities, including wireless internet, as well as electrical and water service.
Nelson’s convenient, secure Mini, Boat and RV Storage. Located just past Selkirk College Campus on Silver King Road in Nelson. Clean drive up units for your ease of access. 24-hour access plus video surveillance.
If you’re looking for a quiet, private and romantic setting topped off with eclectic vibes and artistic expression, this one might be the perfect place for you. We strive for the utmost comfort and satisfaction for all our guests.
Adventure beckons in the mountains, rivers and beyond whether you want a romantic get-away or take your kids and friends for an adventure. We’ve got you covered down to the finest details – this includes providing Oso Negro coffee beans to start your morning right!
Custom Build Your Dream Home and a New Lifestyle
For those craving a new home, Mandala Custom Homes provides unique dwellings that are meaningful, healthy and energy efficient. Our guarantee that your new prefab home will be more comfortable than a standard home comes from the experience of building British Columbia’s first ENERGY STAR certified home in 2011. Mandala Custom Homes’ full design and planning service is backed by over 70 years of house building expertise. After creating a fully customized design, your expertly crafted home package is shipped directly to your site where it is assembled and finished to rest in place for many generations to come.
Purchasing a Mandala Custom Home can support your change to a more comfortable and relaxing lifestyle along with low monthly energy costs and architecture that nourishes the soul. Our work is rooted in traditional design principles combined with performance based building technology. We have a clear dedication to listen carefully to you so we can design and build the luxury custom home of your dreams.