George Hanson to Retire as President and CEO of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance

Call for application opens as Economic Alliance seeks new leader. George Hanson has announced his decision to retire in 2022 as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA).   During George’s 11-year tenure, he was responsible for several notable achievements for VIEA, the only regional,… Read more

The Latest From VIEA – Programs for Businesses

EDC Webinar – The Global Supply Chain: Turning Crisis into Opportunity   Learn how you can reduce your supply chain risk—and stay one step ahead of future crises—in Export Development Canada’s webinar, The global supply chain: Turning crisis into opportunity. Expert panel reveals: How supply chain disruptions and labour shortages… Read more

Products made on Vancouver Island see boost in sales with local shopping campaign

Source: CTV News, Vancouver Island, Brendan Strain, CTV News Vancouver Island Journalist Updated March 4, 2022 6:44 p.m. PST Published March 4, 2022 5:56 p.m. PST At the Country Grocer in Saanich, there are little blue labels under some products which identifies them as local. The stickers were part of… Read more