Powell River Housing Search Tips

You don't have to wander far to hear talk of the housing shortage in Powell River. And while the new housing boom enters its second full year, there is still a lack of spaces for rent or to buy, for that matter. Prices have increased accordingly, as demand has increased. Year on year, for the... Continue Reading →

Brainstorming new business ideas (Part 2): Starting a small town business

While starting a new business in a big city means lots of competition, starting in a small town presents special challenges, too. Though you might not find dozens of companies selling similar products or services, you will encounter customers who might be set in their ways and reluctant to venture out into the unknown. With... Continue Reading →

What’s up at VIU Fall 2014

As we prepare to run off to summer jobs or holidays, it's a great time to set down some education and training plans for September! This week we offer a peek at what is on offer at Vancouver Island University (VIU)'s Powell River Campus. As we are simply compiling and relaying this information, it's best to check with... Continue Reading →

Tuition aid rises for job skills

Career Link has good news for job seekers who find they need training to be considered for employment. Unemployed people who are eligible to access tuition assistance through the Employment Program of BC stand to benefit from the government’s recent increase in the tuition cap. Starting now, people who receive services through Career Link may be eligible for up... Continue Reading →

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