Hanson Says Startups, Int’l Education Driving Economy
Hanson Says Small Business is Driving the Economy Parksville Qualicum Beach News, September 13, 2016 Small, start-up tech companies and international education is helping to contribute...
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The Changing Face of Aboriginal Business Development
Aboriginal business development is changing. It is transforming from primarily community-owned ventures, often connected to resource projects and Aboriginal rights and title, to more small and...
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The Faces of Tech
Technology and Innovation is the fastest growing sector in the Province and is driving the economy. The regional tech sector is quietly leaving a lasting impact. In...
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Island Leaders Changing How the World Views our Ocean
At the State of the Island Economic Summit this October, an expert panel will share the progress being made in the ocean monitoring tech field thanks to Canada’s $200M...
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2nd State of the Island Report to be Released at 2016 Summit
2016 is the 10th anniversary of the ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit where hundreds of people gather to network, compare notes, learn of emerging trends, opportunities, and...
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Carbon Neutrality — What is the Hard-Nosed Reality?
What if Vancouver Island as a region was to set an objective to become carbon neutral as a way to promote our reputation for one of...
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Introducing the 2016-2017 Board of Directors
Introducing VIEA’s 2016-2017 Board of Directors! Looking forward to an exciting year ahead. Darrell Paysen, Chair Elect    Po Wan, Chair    Ron Cantelon, Past Chair   ...
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An Insider’s Look at the Booming Sharing Economy
The sharing economy is on the rise. Driven by rapid technological, economic and social change, this form of collaborative consumption is a peer-to-peer based sharing of...
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