Manufacturing on Vancouver Island
All manufacturing activities other than forest, mineral and food product manufacturing are grouped under this sector heading. They include, among others, ship and boat building, equipment manufacturing, machine shops and architectural manufacturing. Most manufacturing businesses are clustered in the southern region of Vancouver Island― Malahat South and in the mid-Island between Mill Bay and Union Bay.
For information on employment, wages and the number of businesses in this sector, consult recent editions of VIEA’s State of the Island Economic Report.