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Islander nominated for Small Business B.C. Awards

Islander nominated for Small Business B.C. Awards

Rich Ralph, a holistic nutritionist who focuses on helping clients with food, environmental or pet allergies, has been nominated for a People’s Choice Award and a Community Impact Award through Small Business B.C.
Learners around the world enriched by Bowen’s wealth of creative talent

Learners around the world enriched by Bowen’s wealth of creative talent

After just a little more than three years of running their own company, Neil and Keona Hammond say their business, Learnbase Inc has grown them up fast.
Bowen makes the businesses and the businesses make Bowen

Bowen makes the businesses and the businesses make Bowen

Bowen Island is beyond unique, it brings a sense of calm, and “a sense of community so strong you can almost feel the hugs.
Purchasers of the Soap Box keep the bulk-refill dream alive

Purchasers of the Soap Box keep the bulk-refill dream alive

A newcomer to Bowen, Sarah Yu Rutherford had a hunch there would be enough environmentally conscious people on Bowen who would make the effort to re-fill their household soaps to make a go of a store offering the service.
Acupuncture, naturopathy and counseling come together at Artisan Square

Acupuncture, naturopathy and counseling come together at Artisan Square

Dr. Alea Bell and Courtney Morris are happy to announce the opening of a new wellness clinic, Bowen Island Naturopathic and Acupuncture Clinic. We met last spring, it was one of those thing where people keep saying ‘you two should meet.
Local work that they love

Local work that they love

New owners take over Bowen Island Gym
Our story: Bowen Coffee Hut and Roastery

Our story: Bowen Coffee Hut and Roastery

Thank you beautiful Bowen Island and all your beautiful people. The Rutiglianos (Gino and Victoria) from Bowen Coffee Store (Bowen Island Roasting Co.) and Bowen iWine uBrew, located at 104-105 996 Dorman Rd.
Young mechanic will fix your bike for the price of a ferry trip

Young mechanic will fix your bike for the price of a ferry trip

While his mother doesn’t necessarily see the family’s deck as the ideal spot for a bike repair business, it is the best location Jackson Jones has come up with so far. Under a small covered area, he’s got bikes of all sizes and a unicycle.
Packing it in: Bowen Island Video says goodbye

Packing it in: Bowen Island Video says goodbye

Last week, Bowen Island Video quit the rental business and liquidated its assets, selling well-loved dvds for between $2 and $5.
Meet the Cove's newest business owner

Meet the Cove's newest business owner

Jay Peachy says he’s happy to be working side by side with Gino and Victoria Rutigliano as he takes over their retail spaces on Dorman Road. “I’ve already taken over the u-brew and Victoria is teaching me how to make wine,” says Peachy.