Tag Archives: 125th anniversary

Tirelessly Serving Mission

As we head into winter weather and driving conditions, the safety and reliability of our vehicles becomes a priority, which is made apparent by the amount of activity taking place at Symons Tire and Automotive Centre. This family run Mission business is no stranger to busy days and hard work, starting from humble beginnings back in 1973, when Larry Symons

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Compassion and Community

Mission’s funeral home has been serving the community since the early 1900’s, under a number of owners and names, moving to the current location back in 1928 and now known as Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home. Steeped in history, archives and personal memories the building has been modernized over the years, but has been mindful to keep many of the heritage

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Dress to Impress

Rex Cox Men’s Wear has been keeping the men in our community looking stylish for 92 years, since the doors first opened in 1925. There have been a few changes in fashion and ownership since then, but the essence of impeccable customer service has remained and today the team pride themselves on staying one step ahead when it comes to

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Tires on the Road – Scenic 7 BC

As summer beckons with sunny days finally making an appearance, our thoughts turn to vacations and fun days out, whether it’s lazing by the lake, exerting some pent up energy through high stamina sports, taking in an attraction or using breathtaking scenery for the ultimate selfie, we all have our own pastimes. If you are looking for new adventures close

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Driving the Family Business

Mission Towing  has been helping out local residents with their vehicles and providing emergency roadside assistance for a staggering 63 years. The definition of a family run business, Ambrose Duperon Sr. decided that working in the sawmills was not the safest environment for his son, Wally Sr., so he and his older brother, Ambrose Jr. set him up in the

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Clarity of Vision

Moving to a new community, raising a family and running a successful business requires great multitasking skills, but it was all in a day’s work for Dave and Sheryl Mitchell, who have made quite the team over the years with local business Abstract Auto & Window Glass.   Wanting their customers to literally have a clear vision, whether on their windshields

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Flying High

While venturing into a travel agency is by far the most relaxing way to book a vacation, for the staff it is a fine balance of answering the phones, bookings, paperwork and client discussion. You really do need to have skills in multitasking to run a successful travel business, and none are more skilled than Debbie Trenholm and the team

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The “WOW” Factor

Mission is home to a University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) satellite campus which houses a state-of-the-art space for the Graphic and Digital Design (GDD) Diploma. Since first opening their doors in 2012, the GDD program has gained a reputation for producing creative, professional and balanced designers who are well equipped in areas including communication, branding, typography, publishing, video, and

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Putting A Spring In Your Step

You can guarantee when you open the door to Arnold’s Shoe Repair you will be welcomed with a big smile and a keenness to help, regardless of how challenging the request. Arnold has been part of Mission’s Downtown fabric since 1983 and is renowned for great customer service and the ability to restore anything from shoes, belts, purses, backpacks, hockey

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