Is your workplace ready for cannabis legalization?
State of the Island Economic Summit to address legalization of recreational cannabis   With the legalization of recreational cannabis set to happen this fall in Canada,...
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‘Island Good’ initiative showcases locally made food
Who doesn’t like to know where their food comes from? An initiative led by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance is making sure Vancouver Island residents know...
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These Local Foods are Island Good
  Vancouver Island Economic Alliance members and grocery chains team up to provide locally produced food. You may have noticed some new locally themed signage on...
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Fresh Tastes Better: Comox Valley’s Tree Island Shows Why Going Local Just Makes Sense
Food just tastes better when it’s fresh – and local. It’s a guiding belief of the family behind Comox Valley’s Tree Island Yogurt and it includes not only...
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New Initiative Island Good Aims to Increase the Strength of the Local Food Economy
Everything from kiwis to craft beer is being produced on Vancouver Island, and a group of Island-based business people think it’s time we promoted these products...
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Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline
Vancouver Island boasts ideal conditions for growing a variety of food. We have a mild climate, plenty of water and lots of arable land. Yet over...
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Comox Valley cheese-makers are Island Good
Grocery program showcases local flavours Natural, locally crafted goodness from the Island – it’s a principle deliciously served up by the Comox Valley’s Natural Pastures Cheese...
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Portofino bakes up local goodness from farm to table
Grocery program showcases all that’s Island Good   Local, natural and sustainable. It’s a winning combination for Victoria’s Portofino Bakery. What started in Broadmead Village Shopping...
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