Local Business

Tofino businesses grapple with what’s to come

“We are not going to be as busy as we were. People aren’t going to travel like there were.”

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

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Ucluelet’s ANAF pays off debt, looking to hire

“Friday night drank us out of debt.”

Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News nominated for Newspaper Excellence Award

The Westerly is joined on the nomination list by the Revelstoke Review and Keremeos Review.

  • Mar 3, 2020

Major renovations underway at Ucluelet Co-op

“People are going to be really pleased with what they see.”

Tofino Resort + Marina establishes Fish for the Future Fund for Clayoquot Sound salmon

“I see us being a conduit to all the great organizations doing awesome work in the community.”

Dylan Green set to launch B.C.’s first ride-hailing app in Tofino

The Whistle! app will be available in Tofino on Feb.1 and in Whistler Feb. 6.

Tofino’s first cannabis dispensary opens

“I don’t know where it’s going, but happy how it’s gone so far.”

Tofino company gets B.C.’s first ride-hailing licence

Green Coast Ventures approved to operate in Lower Mainland, Whistler and parts of Vancouver Island

Tofino shops set to sparkle during weekend’s Jingle Into Christmas celebration

“It’s like a family reunion. It’s nice to see the locals’ faces.”

Midnight Madness shopping celebration arrives in Ucluelet

“Midnight Madness to me is so awesome because it’s locals supporting locals.”

Tofino and Ucluelet open zero-waste refill stations

“We wanted to have a thoughtful impact on the community.”

Hotel Zed coming to Tofino

Vancouver Island community gets its first female hotelier