Vancouver Island’s New Motorsport Circuit

It’s a gorgeous, sunny day in the Cowichan Valley, so there’s no need to worry about water on the asphalt as I ease the...

Campbell River Goes Big with Its Own Broadband Network

To help its business community compete globally in the digital economy, Campbell River has launched CR Advantage, its new municipal broadband fibre optic network....

Road to Recovery: How Business is Rebounding from the Pandemic

How well is our Island positioned for business recovery from the pandemic? As it swept across the planet, COVID-19 dealt swift and harsh blows...

Small in a Big Way — Duncan Dares with Rebrand

The town of Duncan is letting the rest of us in on a little secret — there’s way more to the town than what...

A Third Hotel Zed Scheduled to Open In Tofino

Accent Inns, which owns Hotel Zed, recently announced plans to transform the 38-room Jamie’s Rainforest Inn in Tofino into the newest Hotel Zed. This...

Cowichan Valley Designated Official Wine Producing Region

It is home to over a dozen wineries, and now it has been given an important stamp of approval by the British Columbia Wine...

New Owners And New Vision For Mount Washington

Last November, Utah-based Pacific Group Resorts Inc. (PGRI) signed a deal two years in the making to purchase Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Fans of...

How the Tofino Towel Co. Found Success in a Roundabout Way

Devin Sorenson knew he couldn’t let a good thing go. Back in 2008, while Sorenson was enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Entrepreneurial...

Cumberland, B.C. is Hip to Growth

When Douglas sent writer Andrew Findlay to find out what makes Cumberland cool, we could have predicted his article would become one of the...

There’s Something Fishy About Vancouver Island University’s New Venture

The ICSS recently started selling cans of smoked sturgeon and fresh fillets to restaurants and retailers as a revenue generator to help with the...