Island Exports Focus of Keynote at Economic Summit in Nanaimo
Peter Hall, vice president and chief economist with Export Development Canada (EDC) is one of four keynote speakers to present at the 13th annual State of...
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Wood Forum II Coming to the Valley
Since the first forum, in March of 2018, the provincial government has begun a process of change and introduced the Coast Forest Sector Revitalization Strategy. Connected...
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Comox Valley Airport Launches Island Good Brand
YQQ focuses on providing local products to airport travellers. Travellers flying in and out of the Comox Valley Airport will have plenty of opportunities to experience...
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Comox Valley Airport to Launch “Island Good” Brandmark at Airport
YQQ is pleased to announce the launch of Island Good, a branding concept developed by the Vancouver Island Economic Association (VIEA), to aid in identifying Vancouver...
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Lighthouse Country Business Association elects new board
The Lighthouse Country Business Association has elected a new board. The association held its annual general meeting earlier this month at the Arrowsmith Golf & Country...
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Rural Dividend Grants Support Cowichan Valley Communities
Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $407,746 to local government, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations for six projects in...
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The Vancouver Island Market
Vancouver Island’s largest curated grow, bake, and handmade show, The Vancouver Island Market makes supporting local businesses easier by bringing the talented and creative small businesses...
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VIU Expands Graduate Business Programs to Support Regional Needs
NANAIMO – Vancouver Island University (VIU) has developed two new Faculty of Management graduate programs to support the substantial growth of the business sector. The Graduate Diploma in...
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