Local Business

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

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

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

Parksville, QB chambers create new joint committee

Aims is to craft policies to respond to regional business needs

  • Feb 5, 2019

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Parksville’s M & N Mattress Shop named Retail Business of the Year

19th annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards held in Nanaimo

  • Jan 28, 2019

Job creation on the minds of politicians on Vancouver Island

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair to take place Feb. 7 in Comox

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to become second-busiest airport on the Island

Air Canada Rouge to resume seasonal non-stop service between Nanaimo and Toronto this summer

TODAY: Hitched Wedding & Events Affair arrives at Florence Filberg Centre

Campbell River business one of many vendors at Hitched wedding event

Vancouver Island pot giant Tilray buying Ontario cannabis company for $70 million

Nanaimo cannabis company to acquire Natura Naturals and Ontario greenhouse facility

Vancouver Island career fair will help serve a job-seekers’ market

Black Press Media Extreme Education and Career Fair slated for Feb. 7 in Comox Valley

Tilray announces multimillion-dollar deal with U.S. marketing company

Nanaimo-based cannabis producer to partner with Authentic Brands Group

Parkville’s Grotto Spa is a three-time Canadian champ

Resort spa named best in the country by popular website