Local Business

Debra Lynn instills creativity in North Island children from her art classes

“It’s supposed to be self-expression,” said Debra Lynn, art instructor.

  • Oct 29, 2018

32nd Port Hardy Rotary Auction to be held next month

Dale Dorward said that the event will have a variety of items to be sold on Nov. 3-4 over the radio.

Local businesses that go above and beyond honoured at annual gala

Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island Torch Awards go Nov. 2 at the Union Club

North Island Mall revitalizes as new stores open

Dirom wants to “create a vibrant new space in the community by working together” with new business.

Green thumbs run in Kirstin Baron’s family tree

By 2017, Green Baron Landscaping was so busy Baron started hiring employees.

Island Foods renovates bottle depot and cans old bottle return system

“I don’t want people to spend the whole day here,” said Angela Taylor on Port McNeill’s bottle depot.

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Tofino Bus launches shipping service to replace Greyhound across Vancouver Island

Affordable, same day and next day freight options are available as Greyhoubd Package Express ends

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Love affair blossoms from Cuban baseball tour for Island woman

Trucker Guzman ties the knot with Union de Reyes coach

Port Alice Community Market open for business

The community market has been a draw to members of the community, as well as to tourists.

Sea otter tours offer unique opportunity to explore Neroutsos Inlet

“We saw sea otters, seals, eagles, some deer, and some history.”

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Sea otter watching business starts up in Port Alice

“It’s in calm water and this really appeals to families”

Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce welcomes new faces

The new board members were sworn in by Mayor Hank Bood

Port Hardy Ambassador program to welcome tourists

Pilot project will see locals greeting tourists throughout town

Port Hardy boxing gym gets new ring

“It’s a boxing gym now, whether people like it or not.”

VI Fitness files for bankruptcy

Workout locations across Greater Victoria closed permanently May 1

  • May 2, 2018

Macandales celebrates 40th anniversary

The celebration included a barbecue lunch fundraiser that was run by the dry grad committee.

Hypnobirthing comes to Port McNeill

“Every woman has the impression that childbirth is hell and it doesn’t need to be.”