Margot and Nathan Jantz moved to Powell River from North Vancouver and established 32 Lakes Coffee, which sells small batches of fresh roasted coffees online and in local stores.
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.
After an extensive search, Ian and his wife settled on Powell River. They realized what a great place it is for families. A few of the things they enjoy include: going to the recreation complex with their son for swimming lessons, music lessons at the Academy, and an abundance of outdoor activities – all within 5 minutes of driving. Quality of life and diversity of practice – it’s all here.
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.
In the Westview neighbourhood, Mike and Sara Salome, once managers of a trendy Vancouver Restaurant opened Costa Del Sol Cuisine in 2012 – a Latin flavoured and wildly popular restaurant, and then followed it up with a second restaurant Coastal Cookery in 2014.