Business of the Year: (26-49 employees) – 2015 Chamber Award Nominees

We would like to thank all of the nominees for participating in this year's Chamber Awards.

Honors a business that has demonstrated continual business excellence through positive business growth; exemplified customer service; and an outstanding commitment to quality and the community.



Anchor Inn & Suites

The Anchor Inn is a full service hotel overlooking the Ocean that has been in business for the past 35 years. All 72 rooms have an ocean view. We are currently doing a 3 Million dollar renovation that will be completed in the spring of 2016. We have 3 convention rooms and can host up to 250 persons for meetings and meals.


Boston Pizza Campbell River

We are Boston Pizza Campbell River. We are family owned and operated doing business in Campbell River since July 1996. We pride ourselves on providing fantastic food in a vibrant environment with exceptional service. We offer something for everyone from toddlers to seniors, groups of one to groups of fifty-one. With over 100 items on our menu we are the destination of choice for families, friends, teams and work-mates. We are very proud of the people we work with and the community partnerships we share.


Chan Nowosad Boates, Chartered Accountants

Chan Nowosad Boates (CNB) is a full service professional accounting firm offering our clients services in the areas of accounting and audit, taxation, business consulting, bookkeeping, payroll, and accounting technology. CNB has been serving our community since 1983. During this time we have grown to be one of the largest firms on Vancouver Island. At Chan Nowosad Boates, we have developed a broad client base providing services to businesses and individuals mainly in the North Vancouver Island area. We are a progressive, exciting, yet personable firm with a focus on client service and their growing businesses. As each business is unique, we are committed to a personalized approach when supporting and interacting with our clients.

For our firm, business excellence equates to excellence in our dealings with our clients. We achieve this excellence through offering superior client service, promoting continued professional and personal development in our team members with a commitment to lifestyle balance, and taking a leadership role in supporting, organizing, volunteering, and directing numerous not-for-profit organizations in our community. Our success in all three of these areas translates to continual business growth year over year.


Ocean Pacific Marine Store & Boatyard

Ocean Pacific Marine Store & Boatyard services commercial vessels and yachts which require outfitting and installation of standard equipment; upgrade and modification to equipment and systems; periodic and scheduled maintenance; structural modification and repair. The company can refer to considerable experience in the repair of all types of hulls including wood, fiberglass, aluminum and steel. The fully stocked retail store services the boatyard as well as the Campbell River community with a team of knowledgeable, passionate staff to assist with all your marine needs.

The Boatyard is located adjacent to the Marine Store and provides 5982 sq meters of hard surface which is serviced by a 110 ton Marine Travelift. Ocean Pacific employees provide technical expertise specific to vessel refit and repair and command a wide range of product knowledge. OP outsources to local companies which can provide a wide range of expertise specific to the marine industry. Marine survey and naval architectural services are available. OP accesses specialized services ( eg. fire suppression installations) from local providers which are registered contractors with OP. Ocean Pacific is an ISO:9001 Registered company and is certified by the Canadian Welding Bureau.



By expanding our product assortment and making shopping and saving easier than ever, we’re helping customers make more happen every day. And it’s our mission to make more happen for associates, local communities and even the planet — through programs, policies and the values we live by. Our aim is to Make More Happen for our customers!


Storey Creek Golf Club

The Storey Creek Golf Club opened in 1989 after years of hard work by volunteers and a legendary golf course designer by the name of Les Furber. 26 years later, the golf course continues to mature and increase its character by providing ‘a course in nature’ to the many locals and visitors alike. In 2012 Storey Creek was ranked the #3 Best Public Golf Course in the Province in a survey of all the Golf Professionals in BC. The golf course continued to improve its conditioning and moved up to the #1 ranking in 2014. In 2015 Storey Creek Golf Club was recognized by Score Golf as one of Canada’s Top 59 Public Golf Courses, coming in at #43 in the country. The same ranking panel designated Storey Creek as #5 for Best Value in Canada.


Vancouver Island Insurance Centres Inc.

Vancouver Island InsuranceCentres Inc. is the largest Privately owned Insurance Brokerage on Vancouver Island with our roots going back to the mid 1800’s . We now have 16 offices from Port Hardy to Victoria including 2 in Campbell River offering a wide range of insurance products including auto, home, business, travel, marine, farm, life and group benefits.

We are a stable, strong, long time member of the community with the internal knowledge, expertise and capacity that rivals that of the nations firms. We take pride in being a full service brokerage. We live where you live; we work alongside you every day. Trust all your insurance needs to your neighbours at VIIC.