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Tilray revenue soars nearly 200%, net loss grows in first quarter

Tilray says that growth came from cannabis legalization last year in Canada

McDonald’s introduces Nanaimo bar McFlurry

Frozen treat available for limited time as part of Great Canadian Tastes promotion

Iconic Fanny Bay Inn up for sale with $1.6M price tag

Repaired, updated 81-year-old landmark on the market

  • May 14, 2019

Port Alberni prepares for first of three cruise ship visits

Each of those days will be a day-long Harbour Quay event

Donations on the rise for Island thrift stores

‘People are getting rid of things, and we appreciate it’

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Ontario woman says missing caretaker in downtown Victoria fire is her stepson

Audrey Draeger said she has not been in contact with Michael Draeger since 2016

New glamping experience on Hornby Island

Fossil Beach Farm opens in time for May long weekend

  • May 11, 2019

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Courtenay Habitat for Humanity ReStore tops national sales

The local store had the highest sales per square foot in the country for 2018

University of Victoria honours newspaper entrepreneur David Black

Room for UVic business students now bears name Black Ink Classroom

Construction of new Alberni mill underway at new site

Sawmill expected to be operating this summer, reman plant shortly after

VIDEO: Vancouver Island fish farmers launch $30-million vessel to treat farmed salmon for sea lice

Freshwater treatment an improvement but fish farms should be removed from sea, says conservationist

Social Media Camp back in Victoria for 10th year

Learn how to make money, build community and do social good

Vancouver Island restaurant among Canada’s most sustainable eateries

Locals in Courtenay only B.C. or small city establishment to make the top six list

First cruise ship of the season docks in Victoria

The largest ship in the schedule due to arrive on May 12

Multitasking priest wins top industry award for running Victoria hotel

General manager of Inn at Laurel Point named Hotelier of the Year

Langford Costco adds self-serve checkout lanes

Checkouts aim to help speed up shopping at South Vancouver Island’s only Costco

Vancouver Island business gives elderly pets a step up

Happy Bandit Pet Solutions offers miniature stairs for pets with mobility issues