Tag Archives: MissionBC

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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Shop Local-Love Local

Looking to get ahead of the Christmas rush? Then keep reading, as Mission has so many unique shopping opportunities right on your doorstep. From classic long standing businesses like Rex Cox Menswear and Lanka Jewels to those tucked away gems such as Apostrophie + Co., Mac & Mango, Silk Degrees, Beach Basket, Black Bond Books and Mossy Creek & Co.

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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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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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WOMEN IN TRADES

There is a shortage of skilled trade personnel across Canada, which means a variety of career options are readily available for those prepared to train in this sector. Riverside College in Mission B.C. is one educational establishment looking to fill this gap, offering courses that include automotive service technician, carpentry, electrician, plumbing and a trade’s sampler.  While the courses are

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Mission is not camera shy

The Rick's Sturgeon Fishing in Mission BC

Take a look at three new video shorts that made it to the small screen this month thanks to CBC and Joytv. Rick Mercer reeled in a captive audience as he went sturgeon fishing on the Fraser River for The Rick Mercer Report.  Joined by BC local Rick Hansen, they tagged and released Canada’s very own prehistoric giants.  Here’s the proof that he caught one “THIS………BIG” Meanwhile

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