Film Industry – Is Vancouver Island only “Alone” in Film and Television?
If you build it, they will come Vancouver Island is seen as a destination location for the film industry, but in order to grow the Island...
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Futurescape – How Exponential Technologies will Impact Our Businesses, Economy and Way of Life.
Rise of the robots Your next full-time employee could be a robot. Robots, automation and other digital technologies are expected to displace most of the current...
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VI Agriculture – Opportunities, Challenges, and Next Steps.
Limited food supply If the transport of food to Vancouver Island stopped there would only be about three to four days of supplies available on store...
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#VISummit 2017 Photo Album
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 #VISummit, and to Dirk Heydemann of HA Photography for the wonderful photography. 
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Spotlight on Cowichan: Changing Times, Changing Priorities, Changing Perceptions.
To her parents’ horror, Cathy Robertson moved to the Cowichan Valley about 20 years ago to be closer to them after they retired to the area....
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Renewable Energy on Vancouver Island
By Jenn McGarrigle  Finding ways to reduce the carbon footprint of communities, businesses and individuals is top of mind for many. Is there a future for...
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Earthquake and Tsunami Risk Management
By Aly Winks Presenters: Peter Yanev, Prinicple EQE; Art Ringwald, Partner EQE Moderator: John Hankins, CEO, Mid-Island Business Initiative   There are moments when burying one’s...
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Addressing Poverty on the Island
By Jenn McGarrigle The statistics are shocking – 21% of Vancouver Island’s youth are currently living below the poverty line. That is more than one in...
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