Where are the jobs coming from?
  VI TRENDLINES—EMPLOYMENT       Between 2014 & 2021, jobs in the public service and jobs related to goods and services to support the growing...
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Road to Recovery: Navigating the new normal of economic development
CHEK’s Hannah Lepine chats with George Hanson, president of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance.  The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance is a member-based organization spearheading regional economic development for the...
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Census shows apartment growth, but supply remains the main issue in B.C.: experts
Apartments in buildings with 5 or more storeys, make up 10.9 per cent of all dwellings in B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS, Apr. 27, 2022 3:00 p.m....
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How can there be a labour shortage?
  VI TRENDLINES—LABOUR FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT     Between 2014 and 2021, the number of people employed grew by over 50,700 while the labour force grew...
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Shop local and buy Island Good
Featured in the Spring 2022, Focus Nanaimo Magazine, distributed in the Nanaimo News Bulletin. If there is one thing the last two years have taught us,...
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Fewer retirees moving to Vancouver Island in the past 5 years
By Simon Little  Global News, Posted April 21, 2022 5:26 pm, Updated April 21, 2022 8:05 pm   Vancouver Island has long been known as a destination...
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‘Priced itself out of the retirement market’: Realtors weigh in on changing age of Vancouver Island residents
Source: CTV News Vancouver Island Brendan Strain, CTV News Vancouver Island Journalist, Published April 19, 2022 5:09 p.m. PDT Vancouver Island has long been known as...
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Young people make up growing number of newcomers to Vancouver Island: report
Source: CTV News Vancouver Island By Adam Chan, CTV News Vancouver Island Staff, Published April 18, 2022 2:14 p.m. PDT Vancouver Island has long been described...
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