Making it local, taking it global.
By Shannon Moneo DOUGLAS MAGAZINE – Feb/March 2016, page 26-30 Mention Vancouver Island’s specialty manufacturing industry and many of us would be hard-pressed to name half a dozen...
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Ability to Work Together is Vancouver Island’s Competitive Edge
November 3, 2015 by Bert Zethof, Facilitator of Strategic Change  Does living and working on an island limit Vancouver Island’s potential for developing a strong and sustainable economy?  Emphatically, no. ...
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2015 Summit News
The Vancouver Island State of the Island Economic Summit, now in its 9th year, provides a venue and a forum for businesses and stakeholders on Vancouver...
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Transportation Forum – The Dialogue Has Begun
170 people packed the Union Club ballroom to begin the dialogue on Island-wide intermodal transportation yesterday… In the minds of many, the #1 barrier to a...
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VIEA Hosts the Island Transportation Forum
VIEA is going to host the Vancouver Island Transportation Forum in Victoria on March 31, 2015.      “Cost, reliability, frequency, efficiency and connectivity are issues...
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BC Premier Enlists Help to Engage with First Nations
The B.C. government will provide funding to Vancouver Island University, which will host Shawn Atleo as part of the university’s Centre for pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation,...
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George Hanson Talks Forestry on Vancouver Island
VIEA’s President, George Hanson proudly discusses Vancouver Island’s many uniquenesses and economic opportunities (particularly in forestry) with Nanaimo Business News:   “…those who have predictable access...
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Well-known speakers on hand to discuss economy
BY ROBERT BARRON, DAILY NEWS OCTOBER 24, 2013   B.C. Premier Christy Clark will be the main speaker at the closing luncheon at the seventhannual Vancouver...
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