10 to Watch Winner 2020: Cascadia Seaweed
By Laura Brougham, March 27, 2020   As Islanders, seaweed is something we see on our beach walks and many of us consider it little more...
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VIEA Hosts COVID-19 Video Conference Events
VIEA is hosting a special series of brief video conference events designed to provide close-to-the-ground ‘how to’ information. Islanders can hear from thought leaders and network...
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‘Megxit’ effect could turn Vancouver Island ‘into the next Martha’s Vineyard’
Feb. 18, 2020, 6:51 AM PST By Alyssa Newcomb   The Kennedys put Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, on the map. The Bush family made Kennebunkport, Maine, a tourist...
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Sidney Company Tastes Sweet Success with Sugar Kelp
Feb. 16, 2020 3:30 p.m. By WOLF DEPNER A Sidney company wants to get in on the wet ground floor of the seaweed-as-food industry, while saving...
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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
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 More than two dozen new jobs are anticipated in the Alberni Valley in the next few years, thanks to a new food...
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Island Good is Great for Local Products
Nov. 7, 2019 8:30 a.m. | LOCAL NEWS The room was abuzz at the Island Good Session that took place during the 2019 State of the...
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