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Shoe designer John Fluevog has designed a pair of shoes in honour of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (File contributed/ fluevog.com)

B.C. designer John Fluevog creates shoes in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

Pre-sale profits from the shoes will go to Food Banks BC

Shoe designer John Fluevog has designed a pair of shoes in honour of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (File contributed/ fluevog.com)
Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Lexi & Lake owner hopes to set trends not follow them

  • Apr 10, 2020
Life and Style with Terry Simpson
Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Chamber and Statistic Canada trying to understand what businesses are going through

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts
Life and style with Tara Elston

Life and style with Tara Elston

Owner of Foxy Box Nanaimo on fashion and beauty inspiration

  • Apr 1, 2020
Life and style with Tara Elston
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Auto industry veteran is an avid traveller

  • Mar 27, 2020
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
BC Chamber and partners asked businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Closures, revenue, staffing among main impacts of COVID-19 on 90% of B.C. business: survey

Paints ‘dire picture’ of what businesses are experiencing now and in the near future

BC Chamber and partners asked businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Business survey could help mitigate impacts of COVID-19 across B.C.

Deadline is March 18 at 6 p.m. for business owners to share feedback with the government and more

BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
The Parksville and District Business Awards dinner at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in 2017. (File photo )
The Parksville and District Business Awards dinner at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in 2017. (File photo )
From left: Mayor Ed Mayne, Parksville, Jean Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, Ian Thorpe, Regional District of Nanaimo Chair and Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Initiatives has office grand opening

Collaboration of community business stakeholders

From left: Mayor Ed Mayne, Parksville, Jean Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, Ian Thorpe, Regional District of Nanaimo Chair and Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted photo)
Parksville chamber names finalists for annual business awards

Parksville chamber names finalists for annual business awards

Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation to receive Community Spirt Award

Parksville chamber names finalists for annual business awards
The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Resort. (News file photo)

Parksville’s Tigh-Na-Mara retains spot as Canada’s top spa

‘Spas of America’ crowns Parksville resort with top honour

  • Feb 6, 2020
The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Resort. (News file photo)
The location of the land purchase that was tentatively agreed to by the town of Qualicum Beach. (Photo submitted by the town of Qualicum Beach)

UPDATE: Proposed $2.5M sale of bus garage property in Qualicum Beach postponed

Mayor: ‘At this point in time, I think its best that we all take a step back’

The location of the land purchase that was tentatively agreed to by the town of Qualicum Beach. (Photo submitted by the town of Qualicum Beach)
Time running out to nominate PQB businesses for achievement awards

Time running out to nominate PQB businesses for achievement awards

Business Notes: News from the local business community

  • Feb 1, 2020
Time running out to nominate PQB businesses for achievement awards
The location of town-owned land at Fern Road and Memorial Avenue. (Photo submitted by the town of Qualicum Beach)

Qualicum Beach council will wait before making decision on bus garage property

‘We have been through a complicated process’

  • Jan 30, 2020
The location of town-owned land at Fern Road and Memorial Avenue. (Photo submitted by the town of Qualicum Beach)
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

Entrepreneur runs Vancouver brewery, winery and restaurants and loves the BC outdoors

  • Jan 10, 2020
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Twists and turns on a life journey

  • Jun 21, 2019
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled
The varied passions of JM Ledet

The varied passions of JM Ledet

Car sales manager has a love of classic Citroens and palm trees

  • Apr 30, 2019
The varied passions of JM Ledet
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography

Tasty Treats From Trees With Fir Infused Food

Laura Waters’ passion for fir sparks a culinary adventure

  • Nov 21, 2018
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Condiment company is a life changing career move for entrepreneurial couple

  • Oct 12, 2018
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Fashion, food and beauty tips with owner of Sartorial Boutique and Haute Wheels

  • Sep 7, 2018
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly