Posts by InnovationIsland

Vancouver Island Receives Foreign Trade Zone Designation – Canada.ca

Designating Vancouver Island as an FTZ Point aligns with the Government of Canada’s priorities to help businesses compete in international markets and global value chains. With Canada’s unmatched investment climate, duty-free manufacturing tariff regime and low corporate taxes, Vancouver Island will continue to play a key role as a strategic location for international trade. Source:…

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We’re Talking Tech in Powell River!

The PR Creative Economy & Innovation Initiative is hosting Innovation Island for a Tech Talk with Graham Truax on September 26. Tech Talk seeks to engage with local Municipal Officials, Chambers of Commerce, SMB’s, Ec Dev organizations and other interested community members and serves to provide a foundational understanding of the effects of the growing…

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Tech & Innovation in Campbell River

Calling all Campbell River Technologists, Innovators and Entrepreneurs! In conjunction with the CRadvantage program, the City of Campbell River has teamed up with Innovation Island to conduct a Technology Attraction Strategy. The purpose of this initiative is to evaluate how the existing technology sector within the region can be expanded and how new technology-based companies,…

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ICET ELECTS NEW BOARD AND EXECUTIVE

COURTENAY – At its most recent Board meeting on August 24th, the Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) elected Josie Osborne, Mayor of Tofino, as its new Chair. Mayor Aaron Stone of Ladysmith was elected Vice-Chair, Mayor Andy Adams of Campbell River as Treasurer, Provincial Appointee Dallas Smith as Director at large and Bill Veenhof of…

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The Digital and Data-driven Economy

August 20, 2018, Nanaimo, BC:  As part of the national digital and data consultations, Innovation Island Technology Association (“IITA”) hosted a roundtable discussion with The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. We would like to extend a warm thank you to the team that helped pull this event together and…

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CNW | Minister Bains to visit Nanaimo, British Columbia

OTTAWA, Aug. 17, 2018 /CNW/ – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will visit Nanaimo, British Columbia, between August 20 and August 22 to hold discussions with business representatives, entrepreneurs, First Nations members and academic leaders. Source: CNW | Minister Bains to visit Nanaimo, British Columbia

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