A Piece of the Pie On The Fly Café at YQQ

Source: the Compass Magazine, Issue 30 | December 2020 / January 2021 It’s no secret…small and medium sized businesses have been hit quite hard through this time of Covid Pandemic, Some have closed to either re-open later or possibly never at all, and some through perseverance, tears and bit of… Read more

The Dock+ Port Alberni Food Hub Kitchen Opens

  PAPA Press Release: February 16, 2021 In partnership with the City of Port Alberni, with funding support from the Province of British Columbia and Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET), the Port Alberni Port Authority (PAPA) is pleased to announce the opening of The Kitchen located at The Dock+ food… Read more

Road to Recovery: Island company distinguishes local products from others on store shelves

Source: CHEK News  February 15, 2021 In this episode of Road to Recovery with Douglas Magazine, CHEK’s Jasmine Bala sits down with Suzanne Hedges, the relationship and business development manager at Island Good. Island Good, an initiative of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance, is a brand that helps shoppers easily identify local… Read more

The Sidney BIA and Vancouver Island Economic Alliance Partner for Island Good

  The Sidney BIA is pleased to partner with the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance to offer local businesses free access to Island Good licensing for 2021 for the first 15 businesses to register. What is Island Good? Island Good exists for one reason – to help increase sales and market share for Vancouver Island… Read more

Support for Island Businesses

  THE LATEST FROM VIEA… Small and Medium Business Grant Program The Small and Medium Sized Business Grant Program was first launched in October 2020 by the Province of BC. After listening to businesses, business leaders, and many others, they have made it available for more small and medium sized… Read more