Tucked into the lush Selkirk Mountains is the soulful community of Nelson. The rolling Selkirk Mountains set against the west arm of Kootenay Lake offer scenery that defies comparison. Nelson's charm and stunning scenery create the quintessential small town setting. Nelson has a diverse infrastructure with significant small and medium-sized business growth. The community continues to build on vibrant tourism and high tech sectors while expanding its value added and light manufacturing sectors.