Port Alberni’s Coulson Group uses Green Technology for Industrial Cleaning

Industrial cleaning is a dirty business, but a new green technology patented by Port Alberni’s Coulson Group and adopted by the likes of Tesla,...

SOUP Cowork: Where Business Happens.

Sid Gupta, Manager of Sustainable Opportunity Uniting People (SOUP) says, "S.O.U.P is a collaboratively rich space with a casual vibe that is open to...

Message (of Climate Change) In a Bottle

Sweating it out in a small, airtight, plastic-covered greenhouse he built to show his YouTube followers what climate change looks like up close, scientist...

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...

The Story of Artisanal Yogurt Company Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt

Six years ago, when Scott DiGuistini and Merissa Myles decided to launch a yogurt-making business, they were told by more than one critic that...

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...

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...

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....

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...

LIFT Aims to Elevate Mid-Island Entrepreneurs

Growing up in the Comox Valley, Hans Peter Meyer noticed a trend. While many locals recognized the Valley as a desirable place to live,...