Summit will look at Vancouver Island’s economic interests
Vancouver Island’s economy takes centre stage in the upcoming Island summit. People from communities across Vancouver Island will converge in Nanaimo next week for the 11th...
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Economic growth expected to slow on Vancouver Island
With the recent fluctuation in the Canadian dollar, increasing interest rates, the ongoing softwood lumber dispute, gains and decreases in the oil industry, and the steady...
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How will this new roster of Island-based Startups tackle industry problems to serve markets locally and abroad?
This year’s showcase will feature 7 local companies who have successfully moved past early-stage prototyping on their march to commercialization. From Ed-Tech to Med-Tech, mixed with...
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How can we generate more wealth and increase sustainable production in forestry on Vancouver Island?
Through wood industry stakeholder meetings, interviews, surveys, product research, economic analysis, and business case development, the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance has developed a starting point for meaningful dialogue...
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The Aboriginal business and economic development landscape is changing rapidly. Are you aware of the opportunities?
Aboriginal business and economic development is in the midst of a transformational process with increasing opportunities to partner. Aboriginal Business Match is playing a significant role...
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Premier announced as a speaker for Island summit in Nanaimo
Those gathering at this month’s Island summit will have a chance to hear about the provincial government’s direction for the economy. B.C. Premier John Horgan has...
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BC Premier John Horgan will address delegates at the Economic Summit Dinner, October 25
Change is in the air! After sixteen years of a Liberal-led government, Premier Horgan leads an NDP/Green coalition bringing a different approach and a new agenda...
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Are your critical business decisions being made with a fact-based understanding of the Island economy?
It’s time for Vancouver Island businesses to take the pulse of the region to determine how we will position ourselves to succeed in quickly evolving markets....
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