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World FZO’s Presence In Canada’s FTZ Conference

By WORLD FREE ZONES ORGANIZATION – Oct 7, 2021   World FZO’s Project Director Zoë Harries participated in Canada’s FTZ Conference hosted by Foreign Trade Zone – Vancouver Island and CargoM –… Read more

National FTZ Conference – Oct. 7, 2021

From FTZVI La conférence aura lieu le jeudi 7 octobre 2021 de 8h00 à midi FTZVI et CargoMorganisent la première rencontre de tous les centres zone franche… Read more


THE LATEST FROM VIEA… Introducing the 2021-2022 Board of Directors Introducing VIEA’s 2021-2022 Board of Directors! Looking forward to an exciting year ahead. VIEA’s Board of Directors… Read more

It’s Happening! Up Close AND Virtual

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN SUMMIT NEWS… Join Us for the 15th annual ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit Summit Registration is now open! Take advantage of Early Bird savings. Hybrid… Read more

Vancouver Island’s Vibrant, Waterfront Lifestyle Is Catching on With More Than Retirees

The 12,000-square-mile landmass west of Vancouver is replete with farm-to-table restaurants, ocean views and a sense of community Source: Mansion Global By Michael Kaminer. Originally Published June… Read more

Victoria, British Columbia’s Quaint Capital, Finds a New Cool

Hipness has infiltrated picturesque Victoria, where wine bars and pot now mingle with Edwardian manors Source: The Wall Street Journal, by Taras Grescoe THE VIEW of Victoria’s Inner Harbour… Read more

Seaweed harvesting in the spotlight on Vancouver Island

Source: CTV Vancouver Island By Gord Kurbis, Journalist, CTV Vancouver Island – Monday, May 17, 2021 3:50PM PDT COURTENAY — The eyes of anyone around the world interested in seaweed are… Read more

Shipping Opportunities for International Trade – Virtual Session

Foreign Trade Zone Vancouver Island (FTZVI) is pleased to have had the opportunity to hold this session with the Port of Nanaimo and key service providers to outline current and… Read more

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