Love Haida Gwaii Celebrates Business on Haida Gwaii!

A totally free event to celebrate our local business and entrepreneurs

Howard Philips Community Hall, Masset ~ Sunday, May 1, 2016

The morning session is for businesses only. The public is invited to the special afternoon celebration and trade show event with prizes, activities, demonstrations and more.

Morning Grant Writing Workshop – Starts at 10:00 am (Doors open at 9 am for setup of your business booth)

  • Free catered lunch for participating businesses hosted by Misty Isles Economic Development Society/Love Haida Gwaii

Afternoon Trade Show / Celebration Event –  Doors open for the public from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 

  • Free public transportation will be provided to bring people from Old Massett with stops in all communities on the way and from Sandspit
  • Businesses will sell their goods and promote their business – cash prize for the best booth (People's Choice)
  • Chance for public attending to win door prizes throughout the afternoon
  • Best new business idea competition, for businesses that do not already exist on the islands, Prize for best business idea


Please email us at to sign up and join us for this exciting day!

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Programs, Services & Information for Employers

$ 2,800.00 HIRING INCENTIVE!!!!

Looking for some extra help but not sure you can afford it? Apply to the Get Youth Working program and receive $2,800.00 towards their wage. The person must be 15 to 29 years of age, unemployed and ineligible for EI nor received EI benefits in the past 36 months. For more information contact the HSEDS office in Queen Charlotte at 250-559-0049 or in Masset at 250-626-3236, or go online at

Did You Know?

The Province of British Columbia has developed an Employment Standards Act for Employers Quick Reference Guide. Make sure you are in the know when if comes to employment standards.

Quick Reference Guide

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