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Vancouver Island Economic Summit panel to address gender equity

One vital purpose of these proposed amendments is to bring attention to the wage gap between genders

  • Oct 3, 2019

Vancouver Island Economic Summit panel to address gender equity

Last month the Canadian government proposed amendments to regulations under the federal…

  • Sep 25, 2019

Business notes: Realtor steps up to sponsor young dancers

Christine Ryan, a Realtor with Sotheby’s International Realty, knows what it takes…

Business notes: New operations manager will help Motorsport Circuit through expansion

With Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit poised to embark on an ambitious expansion…

Travel industry changing with the times

The times they are indeed a-changin’ and four Cowichan Valley women have…

North Cowichan tries eco-friendly solutions to tackle weeds

You may notice foamy curbs, sidewalks, and traffic circles

  • May 14, 2019
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Lake Cowichan remembers war dead Nov. 11
Blair Herbert celebrates with his team before chatting about the election
Alistair MacGregor celebrates his win in the Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding
Lydia Hwitsum concedes on election night

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Vancouver Island restaurant among Canada’s most sustainable eateries

Locals in Courtenay only B.C. or small city establishment to make the top six list

Cobble Hill egg farmers crack provincial farming fame

A young couple from Cobble Hill were declared the 2019 BC &…

  • Mar 21, 2019

CVRD sets tax increase for 2019 at 7.27%

New water and housing functions make up 3.52 % of increase

Mercedes-Benz test-drives groundbreaking Vancouver Island facility

Pilot run unloads cars in Nanaimo to test Western Canada’s first European vehicle processing centre

Battered Port Alice pulp mill suddenly lays off remaining workers

All Neucel Specialty Cellulose employees working at the pulp mill were told to go home on Feb. 27.

Business Notes: Dine Cowichan off to tasty, affordable start

It has turned into a progressive dinner party like none other. The…

  • Feb 27, 2019

Out and About at the Duncan-Cowichan Chamber Business Expo

The Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo and Community Social was…

  • Feb 27, 2019

Richard Walton was February snowstorm’s knight in shining vehicle in Cowichan

Doc made housecalls during snow storm

  • Feb 21, 2019

Business notes: Nomination deadline close for Commercial Building Awards

Organizers are expecting a larger than normal number of nominations for the…

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to become second-busiest airport on the Island

Air Canada Rouge to resume seasonal non-stop service between Nanaimo and Toronto this summer