Local Business

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

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  • Mar 21, 2020

REMINDER: PQB News temporarily moves to one print issue per week, on Wednesdays

Publisher announces decision due to concerns surrounding COVID-19

  • Mar 20, 2020

Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

Oceanside Initiatives has office grand opening

Collaboration of community business stakeholders

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Time running out to nominate PQB businesses for achievement awards

Business Notes: News from the local business community

  • Feb 1, 2020

Phil Noble of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce talks to local business community

Discussions centre around how the area’s commerce can connect nationally

  • Jan 24, 2020

New BC Cannabis store opens up shop in Parksville

Outlet at Wembley Mall open seven days per week

Unique Parksville restaurant offers ‘dine in the dark’ experience

Aim is to show customers what it’s like to be in a visually impaired person’s shoes

Employers excited for Extreme Education and Career Fair

Job-seekers can bring resumes to the Comox Community Centre on Jan. 23

Nominations open for Parksville chamber’s Business Achievement Awards

Seven categories to choose from for individual and businesses

Business increasing in Qualicum Beach, though labour can be hard to find

Business Walk hosted by Chamber of Commerce surveyed 61 businesses

Parksville council: High-traffic area no place for a car wash

Councillor also voices concern 24-hour operation could be disruptive to nearby nursing home