Local Business

Local vape store owner welcomes move to cap nicotine levels in vape liquids

Nicotine content has been limited to 20 milligrams per millimetre

49th Parallel invests in their employees leadership potential

49th has sponsored 22 employees to go through the Leadership Vancouver Island program

Chamber of Commerce gives economic outlook for Ladysmith

Drysdale said that the Town of Ladysmith has worked hard to improve conditions for small businesses

Nanaimo Airport boasts 200 percent growth in passenger traffic over 10 year period

Nanaimo Airport CEO Mike Hooper speaks on success and economic growth of the airport

Coast Salish Group poised for generations of future success

Coast Salish Group oversees an array of projects that bring large economic benefit to the region

Community Futures Central Island looking to expand in Ladysmith

CFCI is a developmental lender that offer personalized loans for small businesses

video
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th
Five things to watch for in Canadian business, the week of Oct 15th
Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Vancouver Island Economic Summit panel to address gender equity

Last month the Canadian government proposed amendments to regulations under the federal…

  • Sep 25, 2019

Saltair Pub back in business after a long hiatus

Vandalism during last year’s windstorm kept the doors closed for many months

Ladysmith housing market remains steady compared to 2018

While the market is steady, Dashwood says there is a need for more affordable housing in Ladysmith

Get ready to hit the links in support of the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce

The Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its 12th Annual Golf Classic

Ladysmith’s Mercer standing on guard for thee

Business regulatory watchdog named to national competitiveness board

  • May 11, 2019

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

Paid sick days could double under revised B.C. employment law

Ladysmith small business owners watching closely

  • Mar 27, 2019

CVRD sets tax increase for 2019 at 7.27%

New water and housing functions make up 3.52 % of increase

Premier on hand as Paper Excellence finalizes Catalyst Paper purchase

Sale includes Crofton mill, plus mills in Port Alberni and Powell River

Mercedes-Benz test-drives groundbreaking Vancouver Island facility

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

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.

Here’s what the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce does for you

Chamber of Commerce Week is February 18 to 22

  • Feb 18, 2019

Handmade pies made ‘with love’

Rita’s Apron brings its warm home cooking to downtown Ladysmith

  • Feb 7, 2019