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2017 State of the Island Economic Summit Series By VIEA Contributors
October 11, 2017 - 1:34pm

In a broiling sea of information, how do people separate what is fake from what is real?

2017 State of the Island Economic Summit Series By VIEA Contributors
October 3, 2017 - 12:32pm

The statistics are shocking. The child poverty rate in Canada is 14%, the child poverty rate in BC is 20% and the child poverty rate on Vancouver Island is 21% and in the central Island, nearly 23%.

2017 State of the Island Economic Summit Series By VIEA Contributors
September 26, 2017 - 11:00am

As an engineer who advises governments, organizations, and companies on how to prepare their buildings and facilities to survive earthquakes I have visited or sent teams to the aftermath of most key quakes in the world since 1970, observ

2017 State of the Island Economic Summit Series By VIEA Contributors
September 13, 2017 - 10:53am

According to CPABC Regional Check-Up, an annual economic report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, population growth, a rise in tourism, and a robust and diversified economy contributed to record employment gr