Seaweed sovereignty: Cultivating kelp resurgence in W̱SÁNEĆ waters through new commercial farm

  Dan Pedde, Aquaculture Systems Engineer with Cascadia Seaweed, holds up a sample of Sugar Kelp, harvested from their ȽEKES (edible seaweed) farm in the Cordova Channel,… Read more

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EDC Webinar – The Global Supply Chain: Turning Crisis into Opportunity Learn how you can reduce your supply chain risk—and stay one step ahead of future crises—in… Read more

‘In the shadow of the giant’

DECEMBER 1, 2021 – FRANK PEEBLES In Part Four of The Orca’s exclusive series on BC’s ports, Frank Peebles looks at who calls the shots – and whether… Read more

Port of Nanaimo & DP World sign Duke Point Lease Agreement

DP World Canada Announcement | February 24, 2021 The Port of Nanaimo and DP World Seal Nanaimo – Duke Point Lease Agreement February 24, 2021 The Duke… Read more

VIEA Puts Spotlight On All Things Local

The ‘Island Good’ Initiative Brings Island Products And The Companies Who Make Them To The Forefront NANAIMO – Founded in 2006 as an island-wide economic development organization,… Read more

How do I…? What do I…? When should we…?

Information is flowing like never before, yet, still there are more questions than answers. Major emergency funding announcements indicate help is on the way, but do I… Read more

Canadian Manufacturers Needed to Help Combat Covid 19

If you are a Canadian manufacturer or business that can assist Canada in meeting the need for medical supplies, your help is needed. If you can say… Read more

Video Conferencing to Share Simple, Actionable Information

We find ourselves in the midst of this unprecedented global event. It is clear that the impacts to our health, social, cultural and economic systems are deep… Read more

Cumberland expects draft plan for Bevan Road Industrial Site in 2020

Dec. 13, 2019 12:00 a.m. By Mike Chouinard, Comox Valley Record Site contains more than 80 per cent of potential industrial land in Comox Valley The Village… Read more

Mayor Leonard Krog Discusses Economics and Growth in Nanaimo, B.C. – Including the Benefit of FTZVI

February 3, 2020 Douglas Magazine talks to Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog about pulling the city out of the headlines — and out of its tailspin — to… Read more