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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.
Canada welcomes newcomers. Here’s why immigrants are saying ‘yes’

Canada welcomes newcomers. Here’s why immigrants are saying ‘yes’

Looking at the ongoing economic and political issues across the world, such as Brexit in Great Britain and denied entries at the United States border, there is no surprise Canada is becoming the country of choice for immigrants.
Put the spotlight on your home and garden dreams this spring

Put the spotlight on your home and garden dreams this spring

With spring weather here – and in light of the extra time we’ve been spending at home, you might be itching to take on a project around the house. Spring is, after all, a time for renewal.
Sunshine Coast resort pivots services to support local community

Sunshine Coast resort pivots services to support local community

During a turbulent time for the tourism industry, one Sunshine Coast resort has reconfigured its services to support the local community and keep its employees at work.
Fraudulent lenders coaxing millions from Canadians. Can you spot a scam artist?

Fraudulent lenders coaxing millions from Canadians. Can you spot a scam artist?

Recognizing the signs of a loan scam can be the easiest and best defence against shady lenders