Growing communities one idea at a time.

Welcome to Community Futures Mt. Waddington. Since 1992 we have been helping grow Mount Waddington Region's economy by providing small business loans, expert advice and a wide range of tools and resources.

Featured Clients

See what other entrepreneurs have done with the help of Community Futures Mount Waddington.

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Business tools
Business tools

Find what you need to write a business plan or apply for a loan.


Business loans
Business loans

You may be eligible for a loan to buy, expand or establish a business.


Business succession
Business succession

Are you a retiring business owner? Do you have a plan?


Workshops & Training
Small business training

We connect you with the information you need to succeed.

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Latest News

Island Coastal Community Futures Group

Community Futures is BC’s most important small business development organization, paving the way for diversified  local... Read more

Venture Connect Upgrades will help Businesses Operating Locally

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Sage 50 Software Workshop
Cost: $150
A Community Futures event

Thursday, November 23, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
MS Excel Workshop
Cost: $155
A Community Futures event


the Bead Lady

Carol Ellison

Local Treasures at the Bead Lady in Port McNeill.

Carol Ellison has been doing beadwork most of her life. As a Metis she learned traditional beadwork from her grandmother in Edmonton. Carol developed her own beadwork style and started marketing her products at Windsong Marina when she lived in Echo Bay over ten years ago. During that time she made strong friendships and connections with the many boaters who visit Broughton... Read more

Hyde Creek Esso and Subway

Aaron and Ashlyne Gabrysh

Aaron Gabyrish, owner of Hyde Creek Esso and a Subway restaurant in Port McNeill, grew up in an entrepreneurial household environment, watching and learning from his dad who owned several businesses over the years.  After a few years of working for others, it was an easy decision for Aaron, and his wife Ashlyne, to jump at the opportunity to buy the Esso station and move to the North Island 5 years ago. They haven’t looked back since.

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Communities Served

Alert Bay, Bella Bella, Coal Harbour, Echo Bay, Holberg, Kingcome Inlet, Klemtu, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Quatsino, Rivers Inlet, Shearwater, Sointula, Telegraph Cove, Winter Harbour, Woss, Zeballos


Community Futures Mount Waddington
14 - 311 Hemlock Street
Box 458
Port McNeill, BC
V0N 2R0

T: 250.956.2220
T: 877.956.2220
F: 250.956.2221