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Nanaimo Air Compressor Business Helps Manufacture Parts for COVID-19 fight

April 1, 2020 By Chris Bush VMAC has crafted parts now being tested in prototype ventilator created at University of Minnesota A Nanaimo manufacturing company has joined… Read more

March 31, 2020 Video Conference – Legal Implications of Staffing Decisions During this Crisis

Keeping Good Company While Preparing for the Next Step… Welcome to VIEA’s Video Conference Series. We appreciate that a lot of information is available and that much… Read more

Cascadia Seaweed one of the 10-to-Watch Winners

VICTORIA, BC (NEWS RELEASE) — Douglas magazine is proud to announce this year’s 10 to Watch winners, who represent the very best of Vancouver Island’s new businesses. … Read more

March 27, 2020 Video Conference – How to Access Free Government Services for Your Business

Welcome to VIEA’s Video Conference Series. Keeping Good Company While Preparing for the Next Step… We appreciate that a lot of information is available and that much… 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

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