Local Business

MP Johns checks out issues facing business community

Courtenay-Alberni MP spends two days visiting area businesses

Clearing begins at Parksville property on Despard Avenue

Development permit approved for subdivision layout

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Tofino Bus launches shipping service to replace Greyhound across Vancouver Island

Affordable, same day and next day freight options are available as Greyhoubd Package Express ends

Four PQB businesses among BBB finalists

Finalists include 63 companies from around Vancouver Island.

  • Sep 17th, 2018

West Coast sailing rough employment seas to help fish processing thrive

Big Read: Fish processors casting a wide net to overcome employment challenges

Anaka designs walker with off-road capabilities

Around 150 units of new walker is set to go on sale this coming October

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New Parksville business offers glimpse back in time

Back in Time Clocks sells and refurbishes antique clocks from as far back as the 1800s

Parksville biz gets more people out on water

New watersport rental to also offer sports gear for sale, consignment, trade-in

Parksville Qualicum Self Storage is growing

Owners are expanding the facility and added U-Haul

Nanoose farm hopes to be more agriculturally transparent

Goal is to have new barn open to the public by spring of 2019

Love affair blossoms from Cuban baseball tour for Island woman

Trucker Guzman ties the knot with Union de Reyes coach

Pharmasave launches eCare service for online access to medications

Customers can manage prescriptions, set reminders with new service

New Parksville business thinking out of box by putting people in them

Aux Box company creates modular office/studio product

NoXcuse not to go try this motor-themed cafe

New business combines coffee shop with vehicle rentals

Parksville fun park celebrating 30 years after starting with mini-golf course

Managers share what the view has been like from the castle

Funeral home rebrands to better serve community

Yates Memorial Services bringing green burials to Parksville location

Parksville bottle depot now offers free oil and antifreeze recycling

New infrastructure was made possible by BC Used Oil Management Association

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Petro Canada Parksville celebrates 25th year

Owner Pike has turned the business into a family operation over the years

Accomplished British chef creating at Crown Mansion restaurant in Qualicum Beach

Butlers at the Mansion gets new executive chef, formerly with Gordon Ramsay’s Claridges