Local Business

New Parksville program aims to connect job-seekers with their passion through art

Free workshop series at the Career Centre eases stress of job search

Push on to establish Vancouver Island as an arts powerhouse

Island-wide conversation underway on how the arts and culture can amplify economic development

Bayside Resort now part of Choice Hotels Canada

Vancouver Island is now home to its first Ascend Hotel Collection property,…

Port Alberni store sells another big lottery winner

A1 Convenience in Port Alberni has continued its winning lottery streak

Parksville entrepreneur attends G20 summit in Japan as first female partner delegate

Jennifer LeBrun is the creator, owner and producer of ULAT Dryer Balls

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

McDonald’s introduces Nanaimo bar McFlurry

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

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

Iritex Pumps and Irrigation and Errington Fire Department host community party

Business celebrates move to new location at 976 Price Rd.

  • May 2, 2019

Jewelry artist at QB art store

Using stones gifted to her from her late “rock hound” great uncle,…

Renowned golf course architect Furber visits Parksville’s Morningstar

Receiver-manager plans to review and enhance golf course

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

Parksville Downtown Business Association appoints new officers

News and notes from the PQB business community

  • Apr 8, 2019

PQBTA names new board of directors at annual AGM

More than 50 business and community leaders celebrated Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism…

  • Apr 4, 2019

Federal budget puts businesses on the sidelines: PQB chambers

Chambers claim 2019 budget misses chance to fix flaws in economy

  • Mar 21, 2019

Winners announced at Parksville Business Achievement Awards

Community honours its own at sold-out chamber gala

  • Mar 15, 2019

Mercedes-Benz test-drives groundbreaking Vancouver Island facility

Pilot run unloads cars in Nanaimo to test Western Canada’s first European vehicle processing centre

Heppner to open distillery and tasting room in Parksville

Local woman has spent years researching the distilling process

Battered Port Alice pulp mill suddenly lays off remaining workers

All Neucel Specialty Cellulose employees working at the pulp mill were told to go home on Feb. 27.

Canada’s only registered floating pub for sale

Nanaimo’s Dinghy Dock Pub listed for sale for $2.6 million