NIEFS & WorkBC: Collaborating for Community Employment

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Port Hardy, B.C. The regions largest employment assistance organization is North Island Employment Foundations (NIEFS) and their staff works to connect people with employers and places! “NIEFS is a charitable community-based not-for-profit organization and the major employment agency for Northern Vancouver Island. As a leader in workforce development we provide services to over 5000 job… Read more »

Western Forest Products: A major regional employer

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Port McNeill, B.C. Western Forest Products “North Island Forest Operations” are run out of an office located five minutes West of Port McNeill. From here, area managers run all aspects of the logging and forestry operations of Western Forest Products. The footprint of this operation extends to the West, North and East for the main… Read more »

Getting Around: Health and mobility on My Vancouver Island North

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The Regional District of Mount Waddington: There is a misconception that rural health care has standards lower than urban centres. However, in the Regional District of Mount Waddington this isn’t true. What is true is that transportation becomes a more valid concern, but organizations like “Wheels for Wellness” and the Volunteer Transportation Network run by… Read more »