Region: Vancouver Island and Coast
Regional District: Mount Waddington
Along with housing the headquarters of the Regional District of Mount Waddington, Port McNeill acts as a central hub for all of North Vancouver Island. It offers the only access to the villages of Alert Bay (Cormorant Island) and Sointula (Malcolm Island) via BC Ferries which run daily. Port McNeill Airport is located just 5 minutes South on highway 19. The town is also a popular tourism des... Read More
Along with housing the headquarters of the Regional District of Mount Waddington, Port McNeill acts as a central hub for all of North Vancouver Island. It offers the only access to the villages of Alert Bay (Cormorant Island) and Sointula (Malcolm Island) via BC Ferries which run daily. Port McNeill Airport is located just 5 minutes South on highway 19. The town is also a popular tourism destination during the summer, with sightings of wildlife which include Orcas, black bear, cougar, and deer. The town features a museum and a history revolving around logging. Port McNeill’s economy has been based primarily on natural resources and our strategic location as a transportation and service hub for the region. Forestry, mining, fishing and aquaculture, tourism, and other resource-based activities have provided good jobs and helped to fund our community infrastructure.
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