‘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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Hear results of VIEA’s ‘Island Good’ pilot project at the 12th annual Economic Summit
At the Summit 2016, we presented the ‘Island Good’ concept and delegates said: ‘Sounds great. Just do it!’ At the Summit 2017, we presented the brand...
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The 12th Annual State of the Island Economic Summit is under construction for October 24th and 25th
Early Bird registration is now open. Register early and save $30. This year’s program, unique as always, will feature sessions focused on a range of topics such as:...
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Are your critical business decisions being made with a fact-based understanding of the Island economy?
  The 12th annual Economic Summit will feature release of VIEA‘s 4th annual ‘State of the Island’ Economic Report at the Opening Luncheon. The Economic Report is the only comprehensive,...
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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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Recreational Cannabis is Set to be Legalized in Canada Soon. Is your Workplace Ready?
The legalization of recreational marijuana will bring with it many novel challenges for employers. Some of the questions employers are sure to face will include: How...
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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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