Island Good Campaign Creates Positive Change in the Community
When the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) piloted Island Good in spring 2018, they were betting that labelling and promoting Island-made foods and beverages at four...
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Busy Days for VIEA
The Island Good pilot project is over and it’s become a permanent program administered by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance.   President George Hanson said they...
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Duncan Cowichan Chamber: Reflecting on Small Business Month
The Duncan Cowichan Chamber wrapped up Small Business Month with a sold out event on October 30. Small Business BIG DAY was a smashing success! The one-day symposium...
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‘Island Good’ branding on local food exceeds expectations
Posted By: Kendall Hansonon: October 25, 2018 In: CHEK, News WATCH: The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance says a six-month pilot project branding Vancouver Island food has surpassed expectations. The alliance convinced...
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600 Business Leaders Pack Island Economic Summit
The two-day event featured keynote presentations from Premier John Horgan. Six hundred community and business leaders from Port Hardy to Victoria gathered at the Economic Summit...
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Minister Offers at Island Summit a Behind-the-Scenes Look at USMCA Negotiations
Navdeep Bains talks foreign trade at economic summit in Nanaimo American politicians and negotiators were surprised by Canada’s resilience and unity during North American Free Trade...
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‘Island Good’ Set to Become ‘Island Better’
“There is lots of heart and soul in what goes into growing food on Vancouver Island… you grew up here… so why not eat what is...
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Tight Labour Pool to Plague Vancouver Island’s Economy
A labour shortage is expected to slow economic growth on Vancouver Island. NANAIMO — Finding workers to fuel Vancouver Island’s economy emerged as a primary theme...
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