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.

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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  • 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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  • Vancouver Island North in 2019 by David Mitchell 12 / 17, 2018 Vancouver Island North in 2019 by David Mitchell Over the past year I have been involved in the Vancouver Island North Training and Attraction Society. Last spring we launched the “MyVIN Attraction Campaign.” (https://myvancouverislandnorth.ca/) Vancouver Island North is a desirable place to live, play and work, but there are still a number of issues that we
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**FUNDAMENTALS OF FOREST HARVESTING PRACTICES

Currently accepting applications for the April 1, 2019 intake of this program. This is a TUITION FREE intake and students will be supplied with all personal safety gear required in the program too. d

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Community Futures Mount Waddington

This 12 week program is your opportunity to get the training you need to start working in the North Island forest industry! Get started today!**TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

"Fundamentals of Forest Harvesting Practices Program"

Tuition free seats are available for the April 1, 2019 class

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