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...

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...

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...

The Future of Fish Farming

In another life, Steve Atkinson was a preacher. As the founder of Taste of BC Aquafarms, a land-based steelhead salmon operation in Nanaimo, the...

When You Need to Push Your Own Limits

I drive a bare-bones 2010 Toyota Corolla, so you’d think I’d have leapt at the chance to get behind the wheel of the new...
VIU launched EleV in 2017. Photo from the launch event, courtesy of the Vancouver Island University.

Decolonizing post-secondary institutions: VIU leads the way

Educators and learners at Vancouver Island University (VIU) have provided input into a new article that shows how inclusive reconciliation practices can shape a...

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...

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...

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...

Key Questions for the 2020 VIEA Economic Summit

Is there a theme to the 2020 VIEA Economic Summit? The theme of the 2020 VIEA Economic Summit is the same as past years –...