The ECOreport looks at Squirrel Cove General Store, Cortes Island’s One Stop Shopping Experience
By Roy L Hales
In an era of increasing specialization, some remote locations are developing in the opposite direction. In addition to the services you might expect, Squirrel Cove’s General store is also a gas station, post office, liquor store, gift shop, hardware outlet, building supply store, shellfish interpretive centre and it hosts one of the island’s finest take-out food providers. It has become Cortes Island’s one stop shopping experience.