About Us

CAN Connect Services was founded in May 2012 by Carolyn Noel, an IT professional with nearly thirty years of experience. We provide a full complement of IT-related services, specializing in building customized WordPress websites, improving Search Engine Optimization (SEO), reviewing analytics to improve conversion rates and providing social media training and coaching.

Our Mission

To provide small businesses and non-profit organizations with an affordable one-stop-shop for all of their IT needs.


More small organizations with professional websites and IT solutions that they can either self-manage or maintain for lower costs.


  • Website Design and Development (WordPress, Drupal, HTML, etc.)
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Analysis of Analytics Data
  • WordPress Staff Training
  • IT Support and Training
  • Virus and Malicious Software Removal 

Andy Whyte

President, Comox Valley Bed and Breakfast Association

Carolyn Noel’s skills and quick assessments in design, artistic fundamentals, content composition and editing, along with her advanced technical knowledge and familiarity with WordPress, made our committee’s job so much easier in achieving a complete upgrade of our association’s website.  She delivered  what she promised!  Our members are delighted with the performance, versatile functionality and maintainability of the new website.




Carolyn Noel is a former Marine Corps Sergeant and former Captain (pastor and administrator) with The Salvation Army. In 2002, she was injured in a car accident which left her in a wheelchair for five years. She lives with daily chronic pain and has continued to work from home despite these challenges.

She enjoys the opportunity to help small businesses and non-profits build websites that look professional, but still fit within their budget and help them to do business worldwide through the internet.

She is very active in volunteering her time with local and national non-profits and also spends time supporting small business development in her local community.

kat_aboutKat Salimi holds a Bachelor's of Art in Graphic Design and brings her considerable artistic skills in a variety of mediums to help CAN Connect provide outstanding graphics for our clients.

Mrs. Salimi interned for CNN and currently works for a national outdoor advertising firm in addition to her freelance duties for CAN Connect.

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