Futurescape 2.0
Following last year’s exciting but somewhat dystopian presentation, this year we focused on more near-term impacts from the collision of hardware, software, networks, applied sciences and...
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Minister Offers at Island Summit a Behind-the-Scenes Look at USMCA Negotiations
Navdeep Bains talks foreign trade at economic summit in Nanaimo American politicians and negotiators were surprised by Canada’s resilience and unity during North American Free Trade...
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‘Island Good’ Set to Become ‘Island Better’
“There is lots of heart and soul in what goes into growing food on Vancouver Island… you grew up here… so why not eat what is...
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Tight Labour Pool to Plague Vancouver Island’s Economy
A labour shortage is expected to slow economic growth on Vancouver Island. NANAIMO — Finding workers to fuel Vancouver Island’s economy emerged as a primary theme...
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‘Island Good’ Branding on Local Food Exceeds Expectations
If you shop at Country Grocer you will likely notice the signs. The “Island Good” brand identifies food grown or produced here on Vancouver Island. “Around...
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USMCA is good for Canada, British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Minister Wilkinson tells Vancouver Island Economic Alliance
NANAIMO, BC, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, spoke to provincial business leaders at Vancouver Island’s...
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Minister Warns that B.C.’s Polarized Salmon Farming Debate Threatens a Viable and Sustainable Food Source for the World
The polarized debate over fish farming in British Columbia is threatening a viable and sustainable food source for the world, warns Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson....
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State of the Island Report Foresees Moderate Economic Growth
The Island’s economy is expected to keep growing, but at a moderate rate. The State of the Island Economic Report for 2018 was presented Wednesday at...
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