Vancouver Island Economic Summit Panel to Address Gender Equity
Last month the Canadian government proposed amendments to regulations under the federal Employment Equity Act. One vital purpose of these proposed amendments is to bring attention...
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FTZVI Business Case Leads to Major Industry Partnership
Cascadia Seaweed Corporation and Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership today announced that they have signed an agreement to cultivate high-quality seaweed for an expanding global market. “With pristine waters, favourable...
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Vancouver Island Companies Launch New Seaweed Harvesting Business
A First Nation seafood enterprise and a South Island-based seaweed company have teamed up for what they hope will be a profitable venture off the waters...
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Island Good Program Builds Confidence in Island Products
Island Good retail partner 49th Parallel has seen an increase in sales under the program. In 2018, the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance, (VIEA), undertook a pilot...
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Export Development Canada’s Chief Economist to Keynote 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 the...
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Marine Tourism a Driving Force for Vancouver Island’s Economy
State of the Island Economic Summit takes place Oct. 23-24 Vancouver Island is an ocean-carved land of extremes ranging from majestic wilderness parks to sophisticated urban...
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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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