Local Business

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

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

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

Canada’s only registered floating pub for sale

Nanaimo’s Dinghy Dock Pub listed for sale for $2.6 million

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

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

Air transport in the Cowichan Valley subject of new study

Will evaluate region’s growing need of air transport over next 30 years

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

Vancouver Island pot giant Tilray buying Ontario cannabis company for $70 million

Nanaimo cannabis company to acquire Natura Naturals and Ontario greenhouse facility

Plantitude giving Ladysmith vegans equal footing

New downtown restaurant believed to be downtown’s first featuring all vegan options

  • Jan 22, 2019

Tilray announces multimillion-dollar deal with U.S. marketing company

Nanaimo-based cannabis producer to partner with Authentic Brands Group