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New Powell River fitness centre offers a variety of specialty programs and services

New Powell River fitness centre offers a variety of specialty programs and services

A newly launched fitness centre in Powell River aims to fill the gap between acute care programs and mainstream fitness courses.
Santa goes online for Christmas 2020

Santa goes online for Christmas 2020

Yes, even Santa is video-conferencing in 2020. Due to ongoing restrictions on gatherings to limit the spread of COVID-19, local retail hub Powell River Town Centre has opted to put a virtual twist on its annual visit from Santa.
‘Tis the season of giving and giving back

‘Tis the season of giving and giving back

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it the spirit of giving. Looking for meaningful ways to give back to your community this year? Consider a donation to a local non-profit. It’s no secret this has been a challenging year for many.
It’s beginning to look a lot like holiday shopping season

It’s beginning to look a lot like holiday shopping season

The sleigh bells are about to start ringing, and it’s time to start prepping for your holiday gift shopping.
BC Women’s Health Foundation launches 50/50 raffle

BC Women’s Health Foundation launches 50/50 raffle

The BC Women’s Health Foundation is launching a new fundraising initiative. Starting Nov. 16, B.C. residents can buy tickets online for the Foundation’s 50/50 draw up until the closing date of Dec. 18.
BYOF: Powell River U-Brewer uses your fruit for wine, cider bottling

BYOF: Powell River U-Brewer uses your fruit for wine, cider bottling

Most of us are familiar with the concept of U-pick when it comes to in-season, fruit harvesting. Maybe you did it as a kid with your parents. Or perhaps it was a summer job.
Something new brewing up for craft beer fans

Something new brewing up for craft beer fans

If you’ve been wanting to try something new in the world of U-Brew beers and are a fan of craft-style pours, Westview U-Brew’s recent changes can get you raising a pint in time to celebrate the tale end of summer.
Raising a glass to U-Brewing for taste and value

Raising a glass to U-Brewing for taste and value

If you are looking to enjoy some unique wine, beer and cider, but don’t want to suffer the high prices at liquor stores, give U-Brewing a try. That’s the message from Jeremy East who runs Westview U-Vin-U-Brew at 7030 Glacier St. in Powell River.
Métis entrepreneurs get financial help to achieve their goals and dreams

Métis entrepreneurs get financial help to achieve their goals and dreams

The chance to make a difference. That’s the role of the Métis Financial Corporation of BC. And it’s why Evan Salter says he serves as its CEO. “There’s a great deal of satisfaction knowing you can help people.
Buy local and support our vibrant Powell River community

Buy local and support our vibrant Powell River community

There’s no denying that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected our Powell River community.