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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Stories & News
  • Pawsitively Furst Choice Pet Grooming 11 / 28, 2018 Owning a small business is ‘paw’sitively rewarding Photo and story by Kathy O’Reilly When it comes to how she feels about running her own business, Sharon Magee doesn’t split hairs. “I have loved doing this from the day I started,” says Magee, who owns and operates Pawsitively Furst Choice Pet Grooming in Sto­rey’s Beach. The
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  • Community Futures – Our Story 11 / 27, 2018 Community Futures offers businesses financial flexibility By Karen Stewart of the North Island Eagle General Manager of Community Futures of Mount Waddington, David Mitchell, has come to the conclusion that, “Unless you’re wanting to start a business or interested in entrepreneurism you probably don’t know what we are or what we do.” In the movie
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Community Futures Christmas Elves, Danielle Gaudreaullt and Riley Zimmerman bring home the Christmas tree.
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