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$12-million kiln unveiled at Island sawmill first of its kind on B.C. coast

$12-million kiln unveiled at Island sawmill first of its kind on B.C. coast

Western Forest Products says similar upgrades to Ladysmith also coming in Nanaimo and Chemainus
Canada shies away from clothes shopping, apparel stores brace for tough year

Canada shies away from clothes shopping, apparel stores brace for tough year

‘It’s not as if they are queuing up in order to buy more, let’s put it that way’
3 B.C. outlets closing as The Body Shop seeks bankruptcy protection

3 B.C. outlets closing as The Body Shop seeks bankruptcy protection

Cosmetic chain’s Canadian division announces closures at about 1/3 of its 105 stores
Island fim’s vegan supplements helping people ‘level up’ their fitness

Island fim’s vegan supplements helping people ‘level up’ their fitness

Nanaimo’s Vegain plant-based products launched in 2023
Airfares dropping and they could be poised to drop even more

Airfares dropping and they could be poised to drop even more

Cost of flying is bucking high inflation trend affecting so many other services
Wendy’s denies plans to jack up prices during day’s busiest times

Wendy’s denies plans to jack up prices during day’s busiest times

‘Wendy’s will not implement surge pricing…the practice of raising prices when demand is highest’
Island firm BioFlame producing alternative heating source for the masses

Island firm BioFlame producing alternative heating source for the masses

Chemainus company on the cutting edge of industry innovation
Some B.C. cell plans not as cheap as they were since Rogers-Shaw merger

Some B.C. cell plans not as cheap as they were since Rogers-Shaw merger

Competition Bureau says it has not seen evidence of comparable pricing
Concert-goers blowing arena doors open with massive post-pandemic rebound

Concert-goers blowing arena doors open with massive post-pandemic rebound

Major stadium tours like Beyonce and Taylor Swift at forefront of unprecedented boom for live music
Vancouver Island’s Coulson Aviation technician academy a first in Canada

Vancouver Island’s Coulson Aviation technician academy a first in Canada

Port Alberni firm graduates first class of aircraft structure technicians certified outside a school