‘Island Good’ Branding on Local Food Exceeds Expectations
If you shop at Country Grocer you will likely notice the signs. The “Island Good” brand identifies food grown or produced here on Vancouver Island. “Around...
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USMCA is good for Canada, British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Minister Wilkinson tells Vancouver Island Economic Alliance
NANAIMO, BC, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, spoke to provincial business leaders at Vancouver Island’s...
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Minister Warns that B.C.’s Polarized Salmon Farming Debate Threatens a Viable and Sustainable Food Source for the World
The polarized debate over fish farming in British Columbia is threatening a viable and sustainable food source for the world, warns Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson....
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State of the Island Report Foresees Moderate Economic Growth
The Island’s economy is expected to keep growing, but at a moderate rate. The State of the Island Economic Report for 2018 was presented Wednesday at...
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B.C. Premier Identifies Labour Shortage on Vancouver Island
John Horgan spoke today at the Vancouver Island Economic Summit in Nanaimo Vancouver Island needs more workers. That was one of the messages B.C. Premier John...
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Vancouver Island Economic Summit will Create Connections, Spark Discussion
Two-day event begins Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre Business and community leaders from across Vancouver Island will get together in Nanaimo to...
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“Island Good” Makes It Easy for Islanders to Shop Local
Vancouver Island The Challenge: Eating Local If you were to prepare a meal using only food products grown, produced, or manufactured in your region, what would...
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Summit to Showcase Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island ’s Economic Prowess and Potential go on Display at Summit in Nanaimo By SeaWestNews From aquaculture to cannabis to Indigenous tourism, Vancouver Island’s economic...
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