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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Rural Dividend Grants handed out in the Cowichan Valley
The Cowichan Valley has scored more than 400,000 dollars in funding from the Rural Dividend Program. The money is going to government, First Nations and not-for-profit...
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“Island Good” Campaign Drives Local Sales
Pilot project yields 16% lift in sales across four Island grocers. Nanaimo – Farmers, food processors and retailers on Vancouver Island have a new tool in their...
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Island Good is Good for the Island
Vancouver Island has long been a haven for independent thinkers, creative entrepreneurs, and advocates for all things local. Whether we look at arts & crafts, fresh...
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