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
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Clothes for your North Island lifestyle. North of 49 Outfitters opened in Port Hardy on July 1st, 2015, and sells clothing designed for the outdoors. Darla Tolmie moved to Port Hardy three years ago and prior to that she lived in Duncan. She fell in love with the natural beauty of the North Island and wanted everyone else to be able to experience the beautiful outdoors as well. “We try to sell products that allow people to go out and... Read more
Bruce and Carol Dirom
As a sport fisherman, Bruce Dirom was aware of tourists needs to store fish that they had caught that they could either pick up when they leave, or have shipped to them at a later date. This need was what led Bruce and Carol Dirom to start their own business. In 1994, with help in the form of a loan from Community Futures, Bruce and Carol founded Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish. In 1999, as their business grew, they decided to move to a bigger space... Read more