13th Annual Vancouver Island Economic Summit Breakfast Keynote
At the 13th Annual Vancouver Island Economic Summit Breakfast Peter Hall, Vice-President and Chief Economist, Export Development Canada (EDC), provided an engaging talk on the the...
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Food Processing Hub Adds Value to Alberni Valley Agri-Food Industry
More than two dozen new jobs are anticipated in the Alberni Valley in the next few years, thanks to a new food handling and processing facility...
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Island Good is Great for Local Products
The room was abuzz at the Island Good Session that took place during the 2019 State of the Island Economic Summit Oct. 23 and 24. The...
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Vancouver Island Groups make Efforts to make Tourism Sustainable
Environmental efforts for tourism discussed at Island economic summit panel discussion. Organizations, businesses and government on the Island are making efforts to ensure tourism is sustainable,...
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Clean Tech Works for Everything from Breweries to Batteries, say Island Summit Panelists
Transportation, brewery and First Nation representatives speak at VIEA economic summit in Nanaimo. Representatives from a First Nation, a brewery, B.C. Ferries and an airline talked...
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B.C. Premier Talks Pipeline, Western Separatism at Economic Summit
Horgan wonders why Albertans feel animosity toward federal government that bought a pipeline. B.C. Premier John Horgan says he can’t understand some of the reasoning behind...
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Vancouver Island’s Diversified Economy Expected to Slow but Not Stall
Senior economist delivers State of the Island report at summit in Nanaimo, says ‘don’t panic’. No economy is recession-proof, but Vancouver Island is diversifying and becoming...
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