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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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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Economic summit will consider worst-case scenarios
You’ve heard it before – are you ready for ‘the big one?’ What does being ‘ready’ really mean? Maybe you’ve prepared yourself and your family by...
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Record employment growth drives the Island’s greatest job creation rate since 2010
According to CPABC Regional Check-Up, an annual economic report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, population growth, a rise in tourism, and a robust...
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Editorial: How can businesses be earthquake-prepared?
You’ve heard it before —”are you ready for ‘The Big One’?” What does being ‘ready’ really mean? Maybe you’ve prepared yourself and your family by making...
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Editorial: Transportation is key for Island
Editorial: Transportation is key for Island Times Colonist June 13, 2017 12:08 AM Islanders have become used to suggestions that we’ve paid a price for not...
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Dude, where’s my ride?
Parksville Qualicum Beach News— Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 9:30am B.C. municipalities have made great strides in the expansion of public transportation in recent years. Baby steps,...
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