Showcase Features Vancouver Island’s Newest Tech
On October 24th, the two-day State of the Island Economic Summit in Nanaimo will kick off with a pre-summit bonus session from 8:30 – 10:30 am that is...
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Vancouver Island Receives Foreign Trade Zone Designation
News release Foreign Trade Zone status will help businesses facilitate exports and create jobs for the middle class September 24, 2018 – Vancouver Island, British Columbia...
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Vancouver Island Designated a Foreign Trade Zone Point
Vancouver Island has been designated as a Foreign Trade Zone, the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance and the federal government announced Monday. The designation allows for tariff...
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Island Winemakers Excited About New Foreign Trade Deal
Pickers started on the harvest for Cowichan Bay’s Rocky Creek Vineyards Tuesday and owner Linda Holford is enjoying the buzz of all the possibilities it’s bringing....
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How is Marine Renewable Energy Being Utilized on Vancouver Island?
The ocean provides various methods of renewable energy, from wind power to the use of ocean currents to drive underwater turbines. Over the years, Vancouver Island...
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Vancouver Island Designated as Foreign Trade Zone
Companies now have a guy who knows a guy, so to speak, when it comes to importing and exporting goods to and from Vancouver Island and...
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Major Infrastructure and Personnel Investment on BC Coast—What Does This Look Like? How Will it Happen? Who’s Involved?
Get the full story on the $1.5 billion the government is investing in coastal emergency response in Canada and what this means for the Island at the State...
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BC Premier John Horgan to Deliver Opening Keynote at Summit on October 24th
Premier Horgan assumed office just over a year ago leading an NDP/Green coalition bringing a different approach and a new agenda for BC. What have been the...
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