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
North Vancouver Island has some of the best cedar of anywhere in the province. This fact wasn’t lost on Linda Minihan when she took over Port McNeill Shake & Shingle in 2007, with help from EcoTrust Canada and Vendor Financing. “We are close to some of the best cedar in the province,” says Minihan. “It is better that the mill is kept in Port McNeill rather than be in the Lower Mainland.” She says it “just makes sense” to have jobs... Read more