While industry was dominated in the qathet Regional District by the activities and enterprises of the Powell River Company over the years, the success of the region was ensured by the many businesses, many privately owned and operated, that provided goods and services to the communities within the region. The following groupings of images feature some of the businesses that operated in the region.
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The Powell River Company began its operations in the early 20th century and was a key factor in the development of Powell River as a town. The paper mill is still in operation today.
The Patricia Theater
Sing Lee Building