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...

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...

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,...
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A Closer Look at B.C. Forestry and Tall Tree Tourism

A few determined rays of sunlight pierced to the forest floor, illuminating electric green moss in pools of light. Branches, filigreed with lichen, arced...

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,...

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...

Cowichan Milk Company is a Pint-Sized Revolution

Remember the milkman? Cowichan Milk Company is looking to the future by looking to the past: home delivery of milk in old-fashioned glass bottles. “We...

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 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...