Local Business

Former Nanaimo Daily News editor writes first business book

Book launch for It Worked For Them, It Will Work For Me is Tuesday, Oct. 23

‘Leaning tower’ rental building proposed for downtown Victoria

The building would offer 93 residential units targeted at young professionals

San Group adds third shift to its Port Alberni mill

The new shift will mean 40 to 50 more jobs

Greater Victoria home builders knock down speculation tax

VRBA’s Casey Edge calls speculation tax “dishonest” and ineffective in dealing with housing crisis

NorthIsle starts drilling in Pemberton Hills area after negotiating deal with Freeport

Mining industry one step closer to a revitalization after farm-out agreement

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Find your future at Black Press career fair in Victoria

More than 70 booths expected at Bay Street Armoury on Oct. 25

Mt. Washington to open ZipTour

Multi-stage zipline is largest summer investment in resort’s history

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Goat troopers reclaim overgrown Vancouver Island park

No kidding, goats weed out invasive plants north of Parksville

Port Alberni’s Coulson Aviation receives $3.4 million for FireLiner air tankers

New 737 FireLiner the first of its kind in aerial firefighting industry

Housing starts down across Greater Victoria for September

More than 1,600 rental units currently under construction on the West Shore

French Creek’s Morningstar Golf Club is up for sale

Receiver-manager has started marketing for the sale of all assets and properties

Catalyst Paper on Vancouver Island sold to Paper Excellence

Catalyst employs about 1,500 forestry workers in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River

Victoria welcomes 640,000 cruise ship passengers this season

12 companies bring 250 boat loads of visitors to the region

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Tilray purchase strengthens base for South American distribution network

Tilray buys Alef Biotechnology to import, produce and distribute medical cannabis products

Geoduck farming application near Union Bay coal hills raises concerns

Association for Denman Island Marine Stewards concerned about the possibility of toxic sediments

New Island Good program a raging success

Island Good expands at Island Economic Summit

Ceremonial concrete pour to kick-off Colwood Corners’ new building construction

The first phase of sprawling mixed-use development is expected to be complete in 2020

Tilray to offer $400 million in convertible senior notes

Net proceeds from offering to be used for working capital and to pay for Nanaimo pot facility mortgage