Local Business

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures

“I’m just happy to get back on the water.”

Crops ready, but Russell Farm Market still a month away from reopening

Garden Centre doing a blazing business with everyone taking up gardening

The splendor of vendors

Wide variety of businesses and services to fill out the Chemainus Public Market

End of an Era: Tofino hair studio closes shop

“We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors.”

Starting a Riot experience back at the brewery again

Lounge reopening and potential for patio extension has owners enthusiastic

Wave washes over local businesses with reopenings

Third Wave Coffee Company accepts mini cupcake donations for Crofton Elementary PAC

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  • May 24, 2020

There’s no business like the coffee business for Breckenridge

After forays in media, Crofton resident finds her calling despite trying COVID-19 times

Business won’t be like past practices for Doc The Barber

COVID-19 cuts into personal services industry

Easter Sunday break a treat for 49th Parallel employees

Staff taking a step back to relax amid COVID-19 overload

Puppycats Pet Emporium provides all the essentials for our precious pets

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Promotion offered for farmers, businesses and artisans hard hit by COVID-19

Chemainus’ Summerhayes providing listings free of charge

Temporary jobs added at 49th Parallel to handle the extra workload created by COVID-19

Social atmosphere that goes with shopping shouldn’t be continuing

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Fuller Lake Motel message board catches motorists’ eyes

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

Public Market grand opening delayed indefinitely

People can check out a virtual opening on Facebook March 28

Difficult time for small business

Many Chemainus businesses have chosen to close, but a few remain open

Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

The Dockrills never tire of providing customer service

Couples’ long history follows them into Chemainus and the iconic McBride’s business