Local Business

Martin Tang’s thoughtful approach to food in downtown Ladysmith

The owner of Appetit Food for Thought talks about nearly 20 years in business in downtown Ladysmith

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

‘I just don’t get it’, Wash Me on Ludlow suffers thefts and abuse of services

Owner Michelle Nischi is concerned for her health and her business

Ladysmith businesses carry on in the time of COVID-19

Local businesses struggle to stay open and serve the public

Public Market grand opening delayed indefinitely

People can check out a virtual opening on Facebook March 28

After 10 years, Forget Me Not closes for good on May 30

Store owner Janine Peters said owning the store in Ladysmith has been amazing for her and her family

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Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Businesses happy with how Resident Alien filming was managed

Local businesses had only positive things to say about Resident Alien

Liquid Stone Studios wins 2019 Torch Award from Vancouver Island Better Business Bureau

Liquid Stone Studios of Yellow Point won in the masonry and stonework category

Tis’ the season to shop local

LDBA encourages people to shop local this holiday season

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

Vancouver Island Economic Summit panel to address gender equity

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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