Local Business

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs

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

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

Mercedes-Benz test-drives groundbreaking Vancouver Island facility

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

Willow Street house on the move in the early-morning hours

Once the space is cleared, construction can begin on a multi-family development

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.

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

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

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

Sour outage beverage commemorates power outage

Island Brewery finds a unique way to make the powerful wind storm memorable

Chemainus businesses take a direct hit during storm

Last few days before Christmas important to many to compensate for slower times

Chemainus’ Riot Brewing lands another honour

Folks at the Legislature develop a taste for the best dark mild beer

Studio77Salon creates a buzz in the community

One year since opening, Maple Street business thriving

Local businesses that go above and beyond honoured at annual gala

Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island Torch Awards go Nov. 2 at the Union Club

Jon’s Auto owner biding his time before relocating here

Crofton shop operational after Karlsson purchased it in May, but he remains in Manitoba for now

Osborne Bay Pub executive chef appeals to music patrons’ tastes

Being part of a creative enterprise suits Lavoie

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

West Coast sailing rough employment seas to help fish processing thrive

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

Business Watch Program helps create safer business areas in Chemainus

Free information highlights important partnership for crime prevention

Game for anything that’s collectible in Chemainus

Wiffle Games attracting attention for a variety of comic books, video games, albums, toys and more