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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

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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SARAH & MIKE

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.

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Dr. Ian Ricketson

Dr. Ian Ricketson

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.

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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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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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