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The following is a list of local services in the Dunster area of which we are aware. If you are a resident of the Dunster area and offer a local service that we have missed, please contact the webmaster to be listed. We encourage you to call on local folks for your goods and services before seeking those from outside the area. For other services such as doctors, hospital, pharmacy, retail outlets, etc., check out the "LINKS" to McBride and Valemount on the top of the page.


Accomodation and Food Services || Arts, Crafts and Music || Builders and Contractors || Health Practitioners

Home and Farm Services || Livestock, Pets and Related Services || Miscellaneous || Outdoor & Recreation




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Location of Dunster services and attractions


Accommodation and Food Services

Dunster General Store - Contact 250-968-4488

Flathead City Camping # 1 Airbnb
Flathead City Camping # 2 Airbnb
Flathead City Camping # 3 Airbnb

N.V. Mountainview Chalets and R.V. Resort  - Chalets and RV spaces  - open year-round - Contact 250-569-0175

Birch Grove Chalet - Year-round vacation rental - Contact Genny & Ken Redman at 250-968-4440

Terracana Ranch and Resort - 500-acre ranch resort on the banks of the Fraser River

Uncle Mark's - Tasty Foods, 926 First Ave., McBride. Contact Mark Roth at 250-569-3003

Accommodations in Dunster


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Arts, Crafts and Music

Berg Horns - Our very own French Horn maker

Country Knits & Quilts - Practical knitting for everyday use. Lap quilts, baby quilts and "snuggle quilts" - Contact Terrie Lewis at 250-968-4468

Katharina McNaughton - professional photographer offering a wide range of photographic services. Portrait, wedding, commercial, travel, newborn, documentary. Contact Katharina McNaughton by email.

Mamaguroove - Dunster's own touring and recording indie musicians

Mountain Pottery - Functional stoneware and porcelain. Contact Stefi McLean at 250-968-4310 or by email.

Music Instructor - Piano, guitar and theory - Contact Pam Moul at 250-968-4338 or by email.

Richard Chambers Custom and Ornamental Metalwork - Contact Richard Chambers at 250-968-4347

Robson Valley Music Festival Society - Host of the annual outdoor three-day music festival in Dunster

Wishbone Theatre Productions - Developing and producing new Canadian plays - Contact Sharon Stearns, artistic producer, at 250-968-4544

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Builders and Contractors

Alan (Ike) MacKinnon - Custom sawing, rough-cut lumber for sale - Contact Alan MacKinnon at 250-968-4466

Flathead City Canada - Fabricating stainless steel aftermarket engine parts for the Ford flathead V8 1932-1953.

Hunterstone Quarries - Rock quarry, selling pallets of stone for building, rock walls, etc. - Contact Mike Widell

Integrity Contracting - Silvaculture contracting, construction and renovations - Contact Seth Macdonald at 250-968-4411

Jesse Macdonald - plumber available for residental installations, repairs, maintenance and renovations. Also available for labour, odd jobs, yard work, or chainsaw work. Contact Jesse Macdonald at 250-569-7118.

Jim Boos - D6D Cat for hire and also an 18-ton off-road 4-wheel drive crane for  work. Contact Jim Boos at 250-968 4321.

N & C Norum Contracting - Certified faller (danger trees), 1150 Case cat (landscaping), 668 Clark skidder (regular or selective logging) - Contact Norman or Christine at 250-968-4368

N.V. Builders and Contractors - Residential and commercial construction, remodeling and repairs - Contact: 250-569-0175

PC Services - Mini excavator/backhoe - Heavy-duty mechanic - Contact Pat Cousineau at 250-968-4479

Ray Miller Construction - General construction, concrete work, framing, renovations and finish carpentry - Contact Ray Miller at 250-968-4322

R & B Trees - Falling and skidding work - Selective logging - From backyard to larger projects - Contact Ray Thiessen at 250-968-4365 or 250-569-7543

Rock Reforestation - Tree planting contractor - Contact Rod Reimer

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Health Practitioners

Alaina Chapman - Registered Massage Therapist - Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Health Clinic in Valemount; Mondays and Wednesdays at the McBride Health Clinic. Contact Alaina Chapman at 250-968-4300 to book an appointment.
Benefits of massage therapy: it can decrease pain due to tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, low back pain, general aches, muscle stiffness, headaches, rotator cuff problems, and much more.

Debby Ladouceur - Reflexologist, iridologist, herbalist, nutritionist - Contact Debbie Ladouceur at 250-968-4429

Robson Valley Acupuncture - Acupuncture is great for treating pain and reducing stress as well as preventing future health issues. Contact Chelsea Roth at 250-569-7683

R&R Rehabilitation Services - home health business offering respite care for seniors with dementia. If you are a care-giver and in need of a break, I can help. Let me provide quality 1:1 care for your loved one. Also offering services as a physiotherapist assistant and  registered BC Care Aid - Contact Jana MacMaster at 250-569-4233.

Touch Therapy International - GeotranT practitioner, cranio/sacral and bodywork - Contact Barbara Faust at 250-968-4509

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Home and Farm Services

Accounting - Bookkeeper with 25 years experience. Very flexible with my time but I also pride myself on professionalism, confidentiality and creating appropriate paper trails for year-end and potential audits. Currently use the newest version of Sage (Simply Accounting). Areas covered include Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; Payroll; reconciling A/P, A/R, credit card, cash, bank accounts; Government remittances (employee deductions, GST, PST, WCB). Contact Donna Hampson at 250-968-4435 or by email

Cleaning services (private residences, offices). Rate $20/hour. Contact Kayla Schapansky at 250-569-7437. No Sunday calls please.

Drywall services - Contact Todd at 250-569-0320. Serving the Robson Valley for over 20 years. Free estimates.

Ken McNaughton - Oil furnace and pellet stove service and small plumbing repairs - Contact Ken McNaughton at 250-968-4467

Mac's Small Engine Service and Repair - We service lawn and garden machines, ATVs, power saws, snowmobiles, etc.
Contact Mac Cochrane at 250-968-4498

Mac's General Handyman Service - Quality handyman and repair work around the home or farm. Contact Mac Cochrane at 250-968-4498

Robson Valley Business Services  - Bookkeeping/accounting: ull cycle accounting, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bank reconciliation, cash flow management, government remittances, financial statements, and reporting to decision makers. Creating budgets for individuals and businesses. Tax preparation for individuals and businesses. Technical: build, repair, troubleshoot and configure, Apple/Windows servers and workstations. This includes most Point of Sale devices. Install, troubleshoot and configure Ethernet and wifi networks. Troubleshoot software, liaise with vendor's technical contacts and resolve issues. Backup business computers (remotely and locally). Provide a security review of public facing computers and infrastructure. Offer insights into setting up a web presence for your business (domain names, email, web pages, etc.). Contact Lor Gane (bookkeeper) or Jim Chicago (information technology specialist) at 250-569-7941, 250-569-7942.

Rocky Mountain Solar - Solar hot water, photovoltaic, wind and microhydro systems. Components and installations. - Contact 250-968-4490

Shepherd's Sharpening Service - I sharpen: most knives (plain serrated,electric); scissors and pinking shears; secateurs; garden shears and tools; lawnmower blades (not reel type); woodworking tools (including planer blades); axes.  (no saw blades, unfortunately). I can also reshape broken knife tips (when you pried a tin can open!) and take out some nicks. Minor repairs. Over 50 years experience! - 8780 Dunster-Croydon Road - Contact Andy at 250-968-4311.

Sure Step Shoe  Repair - Mcbride now has a cobbler! I  did the shoe repair in Edmonton for almost 9 years at Northgate Mall. I'm full service, specializing in cowboy and work boots. Services include shoe stretching, full  and  half soles, heels of  all  kind, quick stitches. We  also  carry  a complete range of insoles, pre-made orthotics and   shoe  care  products. Located in the old dinning room at the McBride Hotel. - Contact Ryan   Vale at 780-264-6568.


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Livestock, Pets and Related Services

Balsam Ranch - Hay for sale - grown organically - Contact Mac Cochrane at 250-968-4498

Cardinal Ranch - Horses for sale. We also train horses in the Parelli natural horsemanship method

Crittercare - All-breed professional pet grooming by currently registered animal health technologist, over 20 years experience, gentle handling and rave results - Contact Carol Ann Wood at 250-968-4457 for appointment

Falling Star Ranch Academy of Foundational Horsemanship - Riding lessons/coaching, horse training, horsemanship clinics, intensive horsemanship courses, mentorship programs, workshops, short courses and demos on various topics, horse whispering demos, equine behaviour workshops, working student programs, arena haul-ins, arena rentals - Contact Birgit Stutz, Irwin Insights Level 4 Master Certified Trainer, at 250-968-6801 (leave a message if no answer)

High Country Morgans - Morgan horses for sale - Contact Dan Powell at 250-968-4474

Kicking Horse Saddlery - Custom-made saddles and tack - Handmade with top quality materials - Contact Reg Marek at 250-569-7244

Mac Cochrane - Farrier - hoof trimming, balancing, shoeing, etc. - Contact Mac Cochrane at 250-968-4498

Robson Valley AI - Artificial insemination technician - Contact Pat Cousineau at 250-968-4479

Rhymerussell Terriers - Breeders of Jack Russell Terriers

Doctor Tom Vogel - General Veterinary Practice - Contact 250-968-4477

The Woolaway - Wool and lambs for sale - Contact Richard Chambers at 250-968-4347

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BridgeMix Productions - Specializing in promotional videos - Contact Bridget Uhl at 250-968-4365

Culps Lilacs - View one of the largest collections of lilacs in Western Canada - Nursery and sales. (Don't miss the "Lilac Walk" around the end of May - see " Events" on this site.) Contact Bonnie Culp at 250-968-4309 or Linda Blackman at 250-566-9194

Ryder's Overtime Detailing and Auto Care - Detailing, tire rotations, oil and some fluid changes. Contact Thomas at 1-778-675-1420 or 250-569-7954.

Quality Seeds West - Forage, lawn, and reclamation seeds - Good quality and competitive prices - Contact Reg Marek at 250-968-4346

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Outdoor & Recreation

Canadian Wildlife Productions - Majestic wildlife videos of the Canadian Rockies and the animals that call it home

Cold Fire Creek Dogsledding - an exhilarating and safe dog sledding experience in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains - Contact 250-968-6808

Crystal Creek Productions - Video production studio. Videographer, editor and production manager Mick Callas began filming fishing adventures in and around the Robson Valley in the late 1980s, branching out into "up close and personal" animal encounters ten years later. The earmarks of Mick's videos are dramatic scenery, big fish and face-to-face introductions to the creatures that he shares his day with. Contact Mick Callas at 250-968-4332 or by email.

Videos and CD's of stunning scenery and dramatic animal encounters

HikeInc - Remote backpack adventures and guided hikes/tours into the Rocky Mountains - Contact 1-866-hike-inc

Stellar Descents Rafting - Whitewater rafting and scenic floats on the Fraser River

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Taxi Service - Valemount Taxi - Contact Richard Korejwo at 250-566-4354

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