North Cowichan Enters Social Housing Market

North Cowichan Enters Social Housing Market

Looks: 74 With a pair of projects in the Sherman Road area on the south end and in the Chemainus business district in the north end, the Municipality of North Cowichan is planning to enter the social housing market. Partnering with the Community Land Trust and Vancity Credit Union, amongst others, the municipality aims to […]

Tourism Cowichan Society  Free 6 month listing

Tourism Cowichan Society  Free 6 month listing

Looks: 6 The Tourism Cowichan Society (TCS) has embarked on a bold new campaign (that ties in with Destination BC’s provincial campaign) to draw tourists to our fair valley. An awesome new website (created by the Taiji Brand Group) is currently under construction with plans to go live in February. There is a “shop” tab at the top of […]

Medical Cannabis Grows Up in Duncan

Medical Cannabis Grows Up in Duncan

Looks: 6 New Resource Centre Opens to Educate Patients and Support Doctors DUNCAN, BC (April 28, 2016) – A new resource centre opens tomorrow for area residents seeking knowledge about alternative options for chronic and acute conditions. Lift Resource Centre (Lift) provides consultation and information to educate patients about medical cannabis and how to use […]

The Great Ketchup Fiasco of 2016 & The Power of Social Media

The Great Ketchup Fiasco of 2016 & The Power of Social Media

Looks: 76 Perhaps you’ve heard of French’s Ketchup? Certainly you are familiar with French’s Mustard in the iconic yellow squeeze bottle. French’s Mustard appears to enjoy the same sort of brand loyalty that Heinz Ketchup gets, where consumers will go without, rather than have to make do with another brand. Well, one of the first […]

Gold: A Safe Haven? An Investment?

Gold: A Safe Haven? An Investment?

Looks: 1 Through the next few weeks we will present a series of articles about gold as a safe haven asset or investment. The yellow metal holds a mystique and misconceptions abound. We will attempt to dispel some of the misinformation and nonsense that abounds to help you understand its true value. Part 1 – […]

Cheap Fracking Gas Here to Stay?

Cheap Fracking Gas Here to Stay?

Looks: 1 Can you remember the bad old days? You know, a decade ago, when natural gas prices were on a roller coaster, whipping between $50 and $2 per gigajoule and averaging $6 or $7 over some entire years. Well, times have changed. And it all began to change just about ten years ago. What’s […]

Berkeys Corner Proposal Will Bring Jobs

Berkeys Corner Proposal Will Bring Jobs

Looks: 34 In July of 2015, the proposal for an 11 store development was made to Revelstoke. By November 2015 the developer, Hall Pacific, pulled out.   The reason: opposition from Revelstoke City Council. A March 1st, 2016 public consultation meeting was held for a similar development by the same company near Berkey’s Corner, the […]

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