Registration for the 2022 ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit is now open!
  The time to reserve your spot is now…   Sign Up by July 31st & Save!   Register from now until July 31, and receive...
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City of Langford Supports Local Businesses and Producers for Island Good
Eligible Langford businesses and producers can now take advantage of free Island Good licensing for 2022. In 2021, as part of the City’s pandemic recovery strategy,...
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First ever ‘Island Good Days’ coming your way June 2022
We are excited to announce the first-ever Island Good Days will be coming your way for June 2022!  The entire month will be celebrations of our...
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Island Corridor Foundation Releases Business Case
Island Corridor Foundation recently released a Business Case highlighting detailed analysis, including data from the Provincial and Federal Governments in support of the full restoration of rail service to...
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How have key industries performed?
  VI TRENDLINES—KEY INDUSTRIES         TOURISM… Favourable exchange rates and strong global economic conditions resulted in the addition of 4,000 jobs in tourism related...
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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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