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Ezra & Gosia

Land, Love, Laughter

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Sarah & Mike

It started with a visit

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Laura Wallace

Making Music

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Margot & Nathan

Coffee is served

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Chris & Uli

Make The Change

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Leta

Doctors House call

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Discover Powell River

Magazine

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  • Ezra & Gosia
  • Sarah & Mike
  • Laura Wallace
  • Margot & Nathan
  • Chris & Uli
  • Leta
  • Discover Powell River

LAURA WALLACE

Laura Wallace and her husband Allen came to Powell River for the lifestyle and are perfect examples of location not being a big factor when it comes to work. Laura is a Luthier who repairs and builds violins which she sells in Victoria and the Lower Mainland. Allen is an IT specialist that is able to work from anywhere. So they’ve been able to build a life for their family in Powell River that they enjoy immensely.

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Cindy and Harry

Cindy and Harry

Moving from Beijing, a massive cosmopolitan city, Cindy and Harry were worried about how their son would adjust to life in Powell River. Seeing him thrive, in addition to being in a down to Earth community, was proof that Powell River was the right city for them.

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CHRIS & ULI

Others have brought their job and career with them, choosing to telecommute rather than struggle to survive in an urban centre. Chris Matheson and his partner Uli Herl landed in Powell River 5 years ago and bought a house after a weekend visit. On the Monday morning visiting, Chris asked his employer if he could work remotely from the community. Now he travels once a month for team meetings while working from his home in the historic Townsite neighbourhood.

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Dr. Barrie McDonald

Dr. Barrie McDonald

When Barrie came to Powell River, he wanted a combination of a part-time emergency practice and full-service family practice. He was able to do that here, amongst a collegial group of physicians, and felt really welcomed. He started with a plan to stay one or two years, and as his family grew, he realized that Powell River provided the quality of life they wanted.

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Liz and Mike

Liz and Mike

Sometimes when you're looking for the perfect place for the next chapter in your life, you find the spot that just feels right, and Liz and Mike found that in Powell River. With options to keep them busy in their retirement, and time to enjoy the eagles, they feel at home here.

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