Bluebird Pads Wins Big at LIFT’s PitchFest2

A sell-out crowd of 140 entrepreneurs packed The Prime Chophouse September 28. They were there as part of the second annual PitchFest and #WeAreYQQ...

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....

1800-Acre Vancouver Island Mega-Project Rises From the Ashes

Lone Tree Properties Ltd., a subsidiary of Storm Mountain Development Corporation, announced today the launch of the first phase of The Foothills in Lantzville...

Shadow Over Tofino: The Fight to Protect Catface Mountain From Open-Pit Mining

Imperial Metals, which also has another mining claim in Clayoquot Sound, known as Fandora, caused a local stir this spring in a CBC report...

Vancouver Island Gets in the Zone

Small- and medium-sized enterprises from Port Hardy to Victoria will benefit from new jobs and business opportunities, thanks to Vancouver Island's official designation as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), championed...
Explore Next Door tourism campaign

Island Communities Encourage Residents to Explore Next Door

The Campbell River & District Chamber of Commerce and the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce have partnered on a new support local initiative called Explore...

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...

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...

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...

There’s a Unique Maple Syrup Coming Out of the Alberni Valley

When the Hupacasath First Nation originally developed their economic development plan, the idea was to add fishing stations at the Kleekhoot reserve in the...