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2140 Black Point, Powell River, BC V8A 0J9
(Home Office) 604.487.0177
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Arts & Culture
Things to Do in Powell River and Texada Island
Photo credit: Graham Flack, Global BC
Photo credit:Joyce Furness
Sports & Recreation
Photo Credit: Linda Cross
Photo Credit: Bill Lawson
View from the ferry on the way to Saltery Bay
BC Provincial Facilities & Services
Observe, record and report hotline: 1.800.663.9453
#16, 6953 Alberni Street, Powell River, BC V8A 2B8
604.485.3612 ~ Fax: 604.485.3615
The B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS) is a public safety provider focused on natural resource law enforcement and human wildlife conflicts prevention and response.
Click the image for an online form to report poachers and polluters.
#12, 6953 Alberni Street, Powell River, BC V8A 2B8
Adult Probation Officer: 604 485 3601 ~ Fax: 604 485 3606
B.C. Corrections operates probation offices that supervise offenders serving community sentences, such as bail or probation orders. It helps offenders in custody and the community learn better ways of responding to the world around them and to reduce reoffending.
Corrections Directions magazine explores BC Corrections through the eyes of offenders
BC Provincial Courthouse
6953 Alberni Street, Powell River, BC V8A 2B8
The BC Provincial Court has jurisdiction to deal with matters relating to family, small claims, crimes, youth court, traffic violations and bylaws. The jurisdiction extends to most offences in the Criminal Code that may be heard by a judge sitting alone.
The former Powell River courthouse, which housed the BC Police, the courtroom, relief services and jail cells, was constructed in 1939 at a cost of $20,000.
Family Justice Services
604.485.3605 ~ Fax: 604 485 3606
Family Justice services provides information about family law in British Columbia with respect to separation and divorce as well as child custody and common-
Powell River Family Services
Children and Family Development
6944 Alberni Street, Powell River V8A 2C1
604.485.0600 ~ Fax: 604 485 5498
Hours: 8:30 -
The Ministry of Children and Family Development works together with Delegated Aboriginal Agencies, Aboriginal service partners and approximately 5400 contracted community social service agencies and foster homes, cross government and social sector partners to deliver inclusive, culturally respectful, responsive and accessible services that support the well-
About Child Abuse (PDF file)
Provincial Family Services
6944 Alberni Street, Powell River, V8A 2C1
604.485.0633 ~ Fax: 604.485.7962
Provincial Services Building on Alberni
Enquiry BC: 1.800.663.7867
6953 Alberni Street, Powell River V8A 2B8
Government Agent Jim.Edgar@gov.bc.ca ~ 604.485.3622
Hours: 8:30 -
The list of the services provided (click the link above) by the Government Agent is extensive. The image on the left is only a partial list of the services.
Highway & Bridge Maintenance
Ministry of Transportation
Area Manager: 604.485.3610
Private contractors repair and maintain provincial highways and bridges as well as the surrounding electrical infrastructure. They also apply pavement markings.
There are three categories of services that contractors provide for B.C.’s highways. Click the link above to find out about contractor’s obligations.
In Powell River the Contractor is responsible for the Sunshine Coast Hwy, which includes Marine Avenue within the City boundaries.
Marine Avenue in Powell River is the provincial Highway 101 shown on maps as the Sunshine Coast Hwy.
Hours: 8:30 -
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists. The Corporation is also responsible for driver licensing, and vehicle licensing and registration.
The new BC Services card that combines the MSP card with a driver’s license or ID.
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Nicholas Simons, MLA
109, 4675 Marine Avenue, Powell River V8A 2L1
604.485.1249 ~ 1.866.373.0792 ~ nicholas.simons.MLA@leg.bc.ca
Hours: 9:00 -
Nicholas Simons was re-
Provincial Political Parties
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