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Shoe designer John Fluevog has designed a pair of shoes in honour of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (File contributed/ fluevog.com)

B.C. designer John Fluevog creates shoes in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

Pre-sale profits from the shoes will go to Food Banks BC

Shoe designer John Fluevog has designed a pair of shoes in honour of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (File contributed/ fluevog.com)
Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Lexi & Lake owner hopes to set trends not follow them

  • Apr 10, 2020
Life and Style with Terry Simpson
Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Chamber and Statistic Canada trying to understand what businesses are going through

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts
Life and style with Tara Elston

Life and style with Tara Elston

Owner of Foxy Box Nanaimo on fashion and beauty inspiration

  • Apr 1, 2020
Life and style with Tara Elston
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Auto industry veteran is an avid traveller

  • Mar 27, 2020
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
BC Chamber and partners asked businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Closures, revenue, staffing among main impacts of COVID-19 on 90% of B.C. business: survey

Paints ‘dire picture’ of what businesses are experiencing now and in the near future

BC Chamber and partners asked businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Business survey could help mitigate impacts of COVID-19 across B.C.

Deadline is March 18 at 6 p.m. for business owners to share feedback with the government and more

BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
Nanaimo Airport CEO Mike Hooper is set to talk growth at a luncheon in Duncan next week. (submitted)

Nanaimo airport manager to talk growth at luncheon in Cowichan

The expanded terminal is the first phase of a 20-year, $55-million expansion plan

  • Mar 14, 2020
Nanaimo Airport CEO Mike Hooper is set to talk growth at a luncheon in Duncan next week. (submitted)
Chamber President Brent Clancy updates members on how the chamber did in 2019, as Katherine Worsley looks on. (Warren Goulding/Gazette)

Cowichan Lake Chamber upbeat, despite susidizing Visitor Centre operations

Clancy said he had hoped to see the Chamber website upgraded

Chamber President Brent Clancy updates members on how the chamber did in 2019, as Katherine Worsley looks on. (Warren Goulding/Gazette)
BC Forest Discovery Centre manager Chris Gale and North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring welcome international visitors. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)

Business notes: Forest Discovery Centre impresses international delegation

A delegation of more than 50 people representing 48 countries from around the world

BC Forest Discovery Centre manager Chris Gale and North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring welcome international visitors. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)
There’s been so much work done inside the new Chemainus Public Market, but it’s still going to take more time to complete. (Photo submitted)

Finishing touches being applied to new downtown Chemainus Market

Official grand opening will be on March 28 as excitement builds

There’s been so much work done inside the new Chemainus Public Market, but it’s still going to take more time to complete. (Photo submitted)

Business notes: CVRD sponsoring Green Business category at Black Tie Awards

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is once again partnering with the Duncan…

Sands Funeral Home staff members Adrienne Lait, Ginette Aubin and Troy Evans are proudly wearing pink in support of Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 26. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

Business notes: Duncan’s Sands Funeral Chapel in the pink for Pink Shirt Day

Staff at Sands Funeral Chapel are wearing pink to demonstrate how important the anti-bullying day is

Sands Funeral Home staff members Adrienne Lait, Ginette Aubin and Troy Evans are proudly wearing pink in support of Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 26. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
VMAC chief executive officer Jim Hogan speaks at an anniversary event in Nanaimo a few years ago. VMAC was chosen Business of the Year at the Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards. (News Bulletin file photo)

Vancouver Island’s business excellence recognized

Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards were presented in Victoria on Jan. 31

VMAC chief executive officer Jim Hogan speaks at an anniversary event in Nanaimo a few years ago. VMAC was chosen Business of the Year at the Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards. (News Bulletin file photo)
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

Entrepreneur runs Vancouver brewery, winery and restaurants and loves the BC outdoors

  • Jan 10, 2020
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Twists and turns on a life journey

  • Jun 21, 2019
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled
The varied passions of JM Ledet

The varied passions of JM Ledet

Car sales manager has a love of classic Citroens and palm trees

  • Apr 30, 2019
The varied passions of JM Ledet
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography

Tasty Treats From Trees With Fir Infused Food

Laura Waters’ passion for fir sparks a culinary adventure

  • Nov 21, 2018
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Condiment company is a life changing career move for entrepreneurial couple

  • Oct 12, 2018
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Fashion, food and beauty tips with owner of Sartorial Boutique and Haute Wheels

  • Sep 7, 2018
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly