Community Directory

This is a list of active member businesses and organizations of the Sointula Resource Centre and does not reflect a complete listing of all the businesses on Malcolm Island. 

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Dunroven Sea Cottage and Farm

Fully self-contained sea cottage. Direct beach access surrounded by forest. Quiet, remote and elegant. Pet friendly. Home baked treats upon arrival. Farm Fresh eggs available occasionally. Whales frequently seen from our beach. Weekly rates. 

Harmony Shores Campground

A three kilometre drive along Kaleva Road. Enjoy our large, private ocean side campground. All the sites include fire pits and picnic tables. There are hot showers, toilets and running water available.

Midden Lane Suite

  • 250-973-6718

Private waterfront suite with kitchen, bath, beach. Children and pets welcome. Covered porch for smokers. Self serve organic breakfast. Excellent fishing, and launching for small boats and kayaks. Aromatherapy, massage available.

Jan’s Place

Oceanview accommodation five minutes from ferry. Open design, full kitchen & bathroom, queen, double & single beds, sleeps five. WiFi & Satellite TV. No smokers or pets please.

The Oceanfront Hotel

Located in the heart of Sointula, adjacent to the ferry & close to the museum. Quiet, south facing, beachfront rooms & suites with oceanfront decks. Some pet friendly and wheelchair accessible rooms. Cold beer and wine offsales. ATM on site. Ice for sale. Whale watching and fishing charters arranged. Rates for extended stays. Local art for sale in the lobby.

Orca Lodge

Circa 1915 boathouse. Relax with nature on the waterfront. Two deluxe self contained suites. One studio room with private deck. Fishing charters arranged, group retreats, hiking, beachcombing.

Sointula Beach House

Charming 1930’s beach front cottage with spectacular views. Two bedrooms (queen & two single beds). Loft available on request. Fully equipped kitchen with separate living room. Walk to town and the harbour. Wifi available.

Art for the Soul

  • 250-973-6988
  • 245 4th Street

Jan Rosgen is an accomplished, innovative and versatile life-long Canadian artist whose work spans a wide range of media, subject matter and activities. 

BC Movement Arts Society

Mary-Louise Albert, Artistic Director

Contemporary dance and movement arts.
Performances, teaching, creation residencies and arts management in urban and under-serviced areas of BC

Betty Carlson Art

Original paintings, mixed media, cards and more. Just a block up from the Malcolm Island Harbour dock. Open when sign is out or by appointment.

Harmony Gardens Gallery

  • 250-974-7178 ph or text
  • 165 Kaleva Road

Turn right off BC. Ferries. Bike walk or drive 2 km. Hosted by Deb Wiggins: Fused Glass Artist & Dan Hillert: Photographer
Fused Glass: Ornaments, Panels, Plates & Bowls. Photography: Canvas Prints, Art Cards, Book & Calendar
Hours: 11 to 3 pm daily, except Saturday & Tuesday by appointment only

Janet Etter Folk Art Shack

  • 250-419-2480
  • 320 2nd Street

By appointment or stop in if the sign is out. I paint tugs, the men that work on them and marine life along the coast. I can’t resist the colour, strength and movement of these boats and the beauty of our natural environment.

Malcolm Island Arts Society

This non-profit society was created in 2014 to support and promote the arts on Malcolm Island through funding and year round programming. The primary focus has been to expand Sointula’s November Art Festival (Winterfestival) from the traditional one day arts and craft fair, to three days including live music, comedy and creative workshops.

Middleton Park Studio

  • 215 14th Avenue
  • 250-973-2053

Handmade knitted items. ‘Sointula’ toques, hats and fingerless gloves. Open when my sign is out.

Nanshands Giftshop & Sally's Signs & Creations

  • 40 2nd Street
  • 250-230-4467

Nanshands carries local art and handmade crafts of several artisans.  
Sally’s Signs and Creations offers customized T-shirts, mugs, signs, etc.
Look for Open sign or call for appointment. Interac, TAP, and credit card accepted.

Sedna Designs Studio

  • 250-902-3149
  • 220 18th Avenue

Handcrafted gemstone and pearl jewelry in sterling silver, 14kt gold and copper. A short stroll from the ferry. We are open most days from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sointula Art Shed

We are a small artist residency with a window gallery, showcasing work by local artists as well as artists who visit Sointula as artists-in-residence. We also host occasional open studios, workshops and concerts.

The Tidal Zone Studio

  • 250-973-6883
  • 385 Kaleva Road

Gillnet rugs, hooked rugs, sterling silver jewelry, photo cards and calendars by local artist Wendy Davis. Open daily 2-5 pm or by appt. Hours subject to change.

Wild Lil' Gift Shop at the Harbour

Home of the WILD salmon t-shirts. Open daily through the summer.

Wood & Water Studio

By appointment – Inspired by the coast, woodcarver Tim Motchman and watercolourist Sheila Roote strive to capture it’s beauty and energy in their artwork.

Karsten Construction

  • 250-973-6953 ph/fax
  • 250-974-7140 cell

Karsten Construction is a small firm that has extensive experience in all aspects of the building process, from planning to finish. We have shipped log and timber frame houses to Switzerland and Vancouver Island. Our preference is to use local resources such as Western Red Cedar, Douglas-Fir, and Sitka Spruce. However, we also have been using innovative technologies such as : SIPS, ICFs, and laser instrumentation throughout the past 20 years.

The Burger Barn

At the Marina. Sointula’s longest running eatery. Great burgers, world famous Fish & Chips, Milkshakes and much more. Open for lunch & dinner 5 days per week from 12 noon to 7 pm/closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Open July & August, 7 days per week from 12 noon to 8 pm

Coho Joe Cafe

Delicious breakfast and lunch; Homemade baking daily, great coffee and espresso drinks. Open 7 days in summer, closed Monday Tuesday in the off season.   

Medical Clinic

  • 25 2nd Street

Clinic RN Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm, Public Health RN first Monday of the month.
Bloodwork Days – Wed & Fri 8:00 to 9:30am. Closed for lunch from 12 to 1:00 pm. 
Doctors clinic three days per week. 

TLC Health Care

  • 250-973-6224
  • 120 15th Ave

Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist 

The Sointula Co-operative Association

  • 250-973-6912 Main Store
  • 250-973-6717 Gasbar
  • 250-973-6986 Harware

Oldest Co-op in Western Canada. Established in 1909. Groceries, meat, produce, souvenirs, hardware, liquor store, ATM and gas station. Hours may change seasonally.
Main Store: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30-5:30pm; Closed Sun. & Mon.

A.M. Cameron, CPA

  • 250-230-3530 ph
  • 1-888-313-5934 fax
  • 100 Cameron Road

Dee Cameron
Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant 

Joy Davidson - Royal Lepage Advance Realty

  • 250-973-6410
  • 250-902-8802 cell

Sointula resident and realtor – for all your real estate needs

Malcolm Island Lions Harbour Authority

Two kilometers north from centre of town along 1st Street. Protected harbour with spacious moorage. Summer office hours 8:30am to 4:30pm, 7 days a week. Clean hot showers and laundromat, open 24 hours.

Malcolm Island Senior's Housing, Harmony Glen

Peaceful independent living complex with eight one bedroom suites for 55 years & up. Laundry facility included. Some pet allowances. Owned and operated by non-profit Malcolm Island Senior Citizens Housing Society. Contact for application.

Ragged Edge Community Network Society

Your local internet provider. Serving most areas in Sointula, Rough Bay, Kaleva Road and Mitchell Bay. Available in many other areas on North Vancouver Island.

Sointula Resource Centre

Start your exploration of Malcolm Island with us. Information on island activities and services, maps, brochures and internet services available.
Our opening hours are from 10 am to 5 pm Wednesday to Friday. We are closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1 pm.

Sointula Recreation Association

  • 250-974-4699 Information
  • 250-973-6704 Hall Rentals

Teen & Tween Centre: Fridays Teen 7-10 pm, Grade 8 and up; Saturdays Tween 6:30-8:30 pm, Grade 4-7.  See upcoming events on Facebook.

North Island Adventures

Sointula’s own!
Fishing, whale watching, bear watching, water taxi

Sointula Museum

Open every day, noon to 4 pm, beginning May 15 until September 20. Admission by donation (suggested $5 per adult) Children under 18 FREE. An interactive and entertaining experience for the entire family.
Be sure to see the Sturgeon 1, an historic wooden gillnet fishing boat built in Sointula and situated at the marina, 2 km north along 1 st Street.
Here during the off-season? call or text to arrange a visit.

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Dunroven Sea Cottage and Farm

Fully self-contained sea cottage. Direct beach access surrounded by forest. Quiet, remote and elegant. Pet friendly. Home baked treats upon arrival. Farm Fresh eggs available occasionally. Whales frequently seen from our beach. Weekly rates. 

Harmony Shores Campground

A three kilometre drive along Kaleva Road. Enjoy our large, private ocean side campground. All the sites include fire pits and picnic tables. There are hot showers, toilets and running water available.

Midden Lane Suite

  • 250-973-6718

Private waterfront suite with kitchen, bath, beach. Children and pets welcome. Covered porch for smokers. Self serve organic breakfast. Excellent fishing, and launching for small boats and kayaks. Aromatherapy, massage available.

Jan’s Place

Oceanview accommodation five minutes from ferry. Open design, full kitchen & bathroom, queen, double & single beds, sleeps five. WiFi & Satellite TV. No smokers or pets please.

The Oceanfront Hotel

Located in the heart of Sointula, adjacent to the ferry & close to the museum. Quiet, south facing, beachfront rooms & suites with oceanfront decks. Some pet friendly and wheelchair accessible rooms. Cold beer and wine offsales. ATM on site. Ice for sale. Whale watching and fishing charters arranged. Rates for extended stays. Local art for sale in the lobby.

Orca Lodge

Circa 1915 boathouse. Relax with nature on the waterfront. Two deluxe self contained suites. One studio room with private deck. Fishing charters arranged, group retreats, hiking, beachcombing.

Sointula Beach House

Charming 1930’s beach front cottage with spectacular views. Two bedrooms (queen & two single beds). Loft available on request. Fully equipped kitchen with separate living room. Walk to town and the harbour. Wifi available.

Art for the Soul

  • 250-973-6988
  • 245 4th Street

Jan Rosgen is an accomplished, innovative and versatile life-long Canadian artist whose work spans a wide range of media, subject matter and activities. 

BC Movement Arts Society

Mary-Louise Albert, Artistic Director

Contemporary dance and movement arts.
Performances, teaching, creation residencies and arts management in urban and under-serviced areas of BC

Betty Carlson Art

Original paintings, mixed media, cards and more. Just a block up from the Malcolm Island Harbour dock. Open when sign is out or by appointment.

Harmony Gardens Gallery

  • 250-974-7178 ph or text
  • 165 Kaleva Road

Turn right off BC. Ferries. Bike walk or drive 2 km. Hosted by Deb Wiggins: Fused Glass Artist & Dan Hillert: Photographer
Fused Glass: Ornaments, Panels, Plates & Bowls. Photography: Canvas Prints, Art Cards, Book & Calendar
Hours: 11 to 3 pm daily, except Saturday & Tuesday by appointment only

Janet Etter Folk Art Shack

  • 250-419-2480
  • 320 2nd Street

By appointment or stop in if the sign is out. I paint tugs, the men that work on them and marine life along the coast. I can’t resist the colour, strength and movement of these boats and the beauty of our natural environment.

Malcolm Island Arts Society

This non-profit society was created in 2014 to support and promote the arts on Malcolm Island through funding and year round programming. The primary focus has been to expand Sointula’s November Art Festival (Winterfestival) from the traditional one day arts and craft fair, to three days including live music, comedy and creative workshops.

Middleton Park Studio

  • 215 14th Avenue
  • 250-973-2053

Handmade knitted items. ‘Sointula’ toques, hats and fingerless gloves. Open when my sign is out.

Nanshands Giftshop & Sally's Signs & Creations

  • 40 2nd Street
  • 250-230-4467

Nanshands carries local art and handmade crafts of several artisans.  
Sally’s Signs and Creations offers customized T-shirts, mugs, signs, etc.
Look for Open sign or call for appointment. Interac, TAP, and credit card accepted.

Sedna Designs Studio

  • 250-902-3149
  • 220 18th Avenue

Handcrafted gemstone and pearl jewelry in sterling silver, 14kt gold and copper. A short stroll from the ferry. We are open most days from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sointula Art Shed

We are a small artist residency with a window gallery, showcasing work by local artists as well as artists who visit Sointula as artists-in-residence. We also host occasional open studios, workshops and concerts.

The Tidal Zone Studio

  • 250-973-6883
  • 385 Kaleva Road

Gillnet rugs, hooked rugs, sterling silver jewelry, photo cards and calendars by local artist Wendy Davis. Open daily 2-5 pm or by appt. Hours subject to change.

Wild Lil' Gift Shop at the Harbour

Home of the WILD salmon t-shirts. Open daily through the summer.

Wood & Water Studio

By appointment – Inspired by the coast, woodcarver Tim Motchman and watercolourist Sheila Roote strive to capture it’s beauty and energy in their artwork.

Karsten Construction

  • 250-973-6953 ph/fax
  • 250-974-7140 cell

Karsten Construction is a small firm that has extensive experience in all aspects of the building process, from planning to finish. We have shipped log and timber frame houses to Switzerland and Vancouver Island. Our preference is to use local resources such as Western Red Cedar, Douglas-Fir, and Sitka Spruce. However, we also have been using innovative technologies such as : SIPS, ICFs, and laser instrumentation throughout the past 20 years.

The Burger Barn

At the Marina. Sointula’s longest running eatery. Great burgers, world famous Fish & Chips, Milkshakes and much more. Open for lunch & dinner 5 days per week from 12 noon to 7 pm/closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Open July & August, 7 days per week from 12 noon to 8 pm

Coho Joe Cafe

Delicious breakfast and lunch; Homemade baking daily, great coffee and espresso drinks. Open 7 days in summer, closed Monday Tuesday in the off season.   

Medical Clinic

  • 25 2nd Street

Clinic RN Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm, Public Health RN first Monday of the month.
Bloodwork Days – Wed & Fri 8:00 to 9:30am. Closed for lunch from 12 to 1:00 pm. 
Doctors clinic three days per week. 

TLC Health Care

  • 250-973-6224
  • 120 15th Ave

Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist 

The Sointula Co-operative Association

  • 250-973-6912 Main Store
  • 250-973-6717 Gasbar
  • 250-973-6986 Harware

Oldest Co-op in Western Canada. Established in 1909. Groceries, meat, produce, souvenirs, hardware, liquor store, ATM and gas station. Hours may change seasonally.
Main Store: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30-5:30pm; Closed Sun. & Mon.

A.M. Cameron, CPA

  • 250-230-3530 ph
  • 1-888-313-5934 fax
  • 100 Cameron Road

Dee Cameron
Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant 

Joy Davidson - Royal Lepage Advance Realty

  • 250-973-6410
  • 250-902-8802 cell

Sointula resident and realtor – for all your real estate needs

Malcolm Island Lions Harbour Authority

Two kilometers north from centre of town along 1st Street. Protected harbour with spacious moorage. Summer office hours 8:30am to 4:30pm, 7 days a week. Clean hot showers and laundromat, open 24 hours.

Malcolm Island Senior's Housing, Harmony Glen

Peaceful independent living complex with eight one bedroom suites for 55 years & up. Laundry facility included. Some pet allowances. Owned and operated by non-profit Malcolm Island Senior Citizens Housing Society. Contact for application.

Ragged Edge Community Network Society

Your local internet provider. Serving most areas in Sointula, Rough Bay, Kaleva Road and Mitchell Bay. Available in many other areas on North Vancouver Island.

Sointula Resource Centre

Start your exploration of Malcolm Island with us. Information on island activities and services, maps, brochures and internet services available.
Our opening hours are from 10 am to 5 pm Wednesday to Friday. We are closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1 pm.

Sointula Recreation Association

  • 250-974-4699 Information
  • 250-973-6704 Hall Rentals

Teen & Tween Centre: Fridays Teen 7-10 pm, Grade 8 and up; Saturdays Tween 6:30-8:30 pm, Grade 4-7.  See upcoming events on Facebook.

North Island Adventures

Sointula’s own!
Fishing, whale watching, bear watching, water taxi

Sointula Museum

Open every day, noon to 4 pm, beginning May 15 until September 20. Admission by donation (suggested $5 per adult) Children under 18 FREE. An interactive and entertaining experience for the entire family.
Be sure to see the Sturgeon 1, an historic wooden gillnet fishing boat built in Sointula and situated at the marina, 2 km north along 1 st Street.
Here during the off-season? call or text to arrange a visit.