The commitment, vision and concern of our volunteers measure the success of community-based organizations like Community Futures. The annual Volunteer of the Year Award is given to an individual in each Community Futures office who has demonstrated outstanding service in the field of community and business development.
Dennis... Read more
Ministers of International Trade and Small Business and Tourism announce new export program for Canadian companies
January 5, 2016 - Kitchener, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small... Read more
I love wasabi. We grow wasabi on Malcolm Island in British Columbia. The reason why we are doing it here is that it is the best climate for it. It is really cool in the summer and not so cold in the winter compared to other places.
The funding for the second half of the project is from Community Futures. We found them to be the best people to deal with in this area because they understand what people need to do here on the north... Read more
Annie LeBlanc and Dawn Harilstad
"Roll me away tonight" - The Rock Pub
The Rock, located in the Dalewood Hotel in Port McNeill, is the brainchild of Annie LeBlanc and Dawn Harilstad, both longtime residents of the North Island. Annie and Dawn actually worked together at the pub in the late 1980’s. “Over the years that we worked there and through the years since, we always had a vision for what we would do with the bar if we ever had the chance,” says Dawn. That... Read more