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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

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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Sheena and Elisha

Joel & Sheena and Elisha & Teo

It might seem like a myth, but choosing life away from the city can really improve your quality of life, and when Sheena and Elisha moved to Powell River with their families, they traded in long commutes for family time and a community they love.

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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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Dr. Leta Burechailo

Dr. Leta Burechailo

Dr. Leta Burechailo and her husband Dr. Chris Morwood took the plunge and moved their private practices to Powell River from Northern Ontario. Both fell in love with the community and all of the lifestyle options it has to offer.

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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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