An Area Guide to Sointula

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Discover history and culture in Sointula.

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History & Culture

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About the Area

History and culture are alive in Sointula. Visit the local museum to learn about the island’s unique history. Or get a present-tense taste of idealism in action by visiting BC’s longest running cooperative general store, formed as the Sointula Co-operative Store Association in 1909. There is also a vibrant arts scene thanks to the many artists and musicians who call Malcolm Island home. Discover this wealth of original talent while browsing through shops, galleries and studios. The Sointula Resource Centre Society’s visitor information staff can point the way to the island’s B&B establishments and other accommodation options.

Where Nature is Nurtured

From massive mountain ranges and windswept beaches to rainforests overflowing with life, discover how BC’s diverse landscapes shape our people and culture.

Location And Pronunciation

Sointula, British Columbia is located on Malcolm Island, just off the north east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia in Traditional Kwakwaka’wakw Territory.

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Finnish Origin | "Place of Harmony"

Featured Experiences

Sointula Lodge

Our intimate 38-acre setting on Malcolm Island, nestled between Northern Vancouver Island and the Broughton Archipelago, welcomes families, friends, business associates, and individuals as guests. A maximum of 18 guests per trip allows for personal service that cannot be matched.

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