Community Futures Mt. Waddington provides small business loans, expert advice and a wide range of business tools and resources to the Vancouver Island North and Central Coast Regions.

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Financial Impact

Community Futures Mt. Waddington provides service for the North Island, starting in Zeballos and stretching over to the coast up to Bella Bella and Klemtu. In the past 5 years Community Futures has lent close to $10 million, which has helped start or expand over 100 businesses in the Tourism, Forestry, Marine, Retail and Service sectors.

  • Nimmo Bay Resort

    West Coast Helicopters wanted to expand their business, Community Futures Mount Waddington was there with the financing. Come soar with us.

    "With Community Futures of Mt. Waddington, it is a personal relationship. Traditional banks have gone away from that and you don't know who you are dealing with. When you are dealing with Community Futures, you are dealing with someone in your own town." - Fraser Murray

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  • Malcom Island Growers

    Andrew loves wasabi and grows it on Malcolm Island, BC. Community Futures Mount Waddington helped them expand their greenhouse operation.

    "We found that Community Futures of Mt. Waddington were the best people to deal with in this area because they understand what people need to do here on the North Island" - Andrew Cole

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  • West Coast Helicopters

    West Coast Helicopters wanted to expand their business, Community Futures Mount Waddington was there with the financing. Come soar with us.

    "The best thing about our relationship with Community Futures of Mt. Waddington is just that, it's a relationship" - Peter Barratt

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Stories & News
  • God’s Pocket Resort 08 / 21, 2019 God’s Pocket Resort – A Succession Plan Realized Located on Hurst Island, not far from Port Hardy, God’s Pocket is an all-inclusive, destination eco-lodge that offers scuba diving and kayaking trips in God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park. In a beautiful protected bay the resort offers comfortable, off-grid accommodation for its guests and some of the
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  • Resort purchase ‘Bolster’s woman’s entrepreneurial dream 01 / 17, 2019 By Karen Stewart for the North Island Eagle Sometimes being in the right place at the right time is just what’s required to achieve a lifelong goal. For Lisa Bolster it meant swapping her job as a Private Investigator in Vancouver to becoming the owner of Cedar Park Resort in Port McNeill, where she grew
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So much great info for Vancouver Island North Visitors!The 2020 Explorer guide is now available online!
Find out all about what Northern Vancouver Island has to offer and start making your travel plans today!
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This is offered by seminar and webinar for your convenienceLooking to sell your goods outside of British Columbia? Exporting can increase your profits, deliver access to more consumers and diversify market opportunities. To make the most of it, building an understanding of global finance is key. You’ll need to account for currency fluctuations, accounts receivable insurance, and learn how to receive and send foreign funds.

Join this FREE seminar and discover the basics of global finance. You’ll discover the impact of exporting on business cash flow, expenses and the financial risks in international markets.

Presented by Export Navigator | Seminar/Webinar
Date: Monday, February 24, 2020 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Timeline PhotosThe @CommunityFuturesEDP is EXCITED to be hosting a FREE webinar "Grow your business so it’s right for you! on January 22, 2020 from 12pm to 1pm

This interactive webinar is designed to help you build your business so it’s right for YOU! You can have it ‘all’, whatever your ‘all’ is. It will provide inspiration for new ideas and provide resources to help you meet your business needs for growth.
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January is Accessibility Month, in partnership with Small Business BC and OSME – Pacific / BPME – Pacifique

Our Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program – British Columbia can provide financial assistance for the cost of the seminars for individuals who self identify with a disability or ongoing health condition. ⁠
Find out more at communityfutures.ca/edp

View the 20+ seminars and webinars, all with in-person ASL interpretation at sbbc.co/accessibility
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