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Vancouver Island mayors and BC Salmon Farmers Association board members have asked federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan to outline a recovery plan for North Island communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Federal politicians were asked for Vancouver Island recovery plan after salmon farming decision

Concerns have been addressed to federal fisheries minister Jordan and North Island-Powell River MP Blaney

BC Ferries’ third Island Class vessel launches at Damen Shipyard in Romania on Oct. 28, 2020. Photo courtesy BC Ferries

VIDEO: First of two new ferries slated for Quadra Island run launched in Romania

Vessel will travel to Victoria next summer and begin service in 2022

The benchmark price of a single-family home in Campbell River hit $468,300 in October, an increase of five per cent over last year. File photo/Black Press

High real estate demand continues despite pandemic: VIREB

The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) recorded 1,066 unit sales (all…

  • Nov 3, 2020
The benchmark price of a single-family home in Campbell River hit $468,300 in October, an increase of five per cent over last year. File photo/Black Press
Kuterra’s smolts will come from Cermaq hatcheries. (Whole Oceans image)

Cermaq to supply salmon smolts to land-based farm Kuterra

Emergent Holdings, which operates Kuterra, and Cermaq signed a four-year agreement

Kuterra’s smolts will come from Cermaq hatcheries. (Whole Oceans image)
The 11 finalists in Campbell River's NexStream technology incubator challenge will now develop working demonstrations of their ideas or invention, along with a detailed three-year business and marketing plan. Meanwhile, the incubator has opened a bonus 10-week session for local businesses looking to grow. Black Press File Photo

Angling for innovation in the Salmon Capital of the World

Reminder: Applications for the second annual NexStream Tech Competition are due Oct. 31

  • Oct 21, 2020
The 11 finalists in Campbell River's NexStream technology incubator challenge will now develop working demonstrations of their ideas or invention, along with a detailed three-year business and marketing plan. Meanwhile, the incubator has opened a bonus 10-week session for local businesses looking to grow. Black Press File Photo
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Kendra MacDonald is CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. She is the keynote presenter at the State of the Island Economic Summit, taking place virtually Oct. 27–29, 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Ocean potential takes the spotlight at the 2020 ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit

Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s annual summit goes digital for 2020

Kendra MacDonald is CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. She is the keynote presenter at the State of the Island Economic Summit, taking place virtually Oct. 27–29, 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

WestJet announces additional flights from Comox Valley Airport to Calgary, Edmonton

WestJet’s morning and evening service from the Comox Valley Airport to Calgary…

  • Oct 7, 2020

Finalists Announced For Sept. 30 VIREB Commercial Building Awards

The 13th edition of the annual Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial…

  • Sep 24, 2020

Campbell River’s Showcase 5 movie theatre welcomes back movie-goers

The movie-going experience returned to Campbell River’s Showcase 5 movie theatre on…

  • Jul 27, 2020

Salmon farmers partner with Food Banks Canada to donate equivalent of 272,000 meals

Today the BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) announced a new national salmon…

  • Jun 26, 2020

Campbell River business community’s ability to adjust has been inspirational

By Mary Ruth Snyder Campbell River Chamber of Commerce This is definitely…

  • Jun 16, 2020

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures

“I’m just happy to get back on the water.”

End of an Era: Tofino hair studio closes shop

“We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors.”

Campbell River sees 50 per cent reduction in April housing sales

‘Activity should pick up as the economy gradually re-opens,’ says BCREA chief economist

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Physiotherapy clinic offers telerehab to maintain service during pandemic

Just because services, jobs, socializing have been put on hold, it doesn’t…

Virtual meet-ups help local businesses navigate COVID-19

Sessions hope to contextualize information for local and offer chance to connect