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Building the Island with the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance

Ep. 85

The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) is a registered non-government, non-profit society spearheading regional economic development for the entire Vancouver Island and rural islands region. The society is funded by memberships, sponsorships and gate receipts from events. Their initiatives that you might recognize include: Island Good product brand, Foreign Trade Zone Vancouver Island, ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit, ‘State of the Island’ Economic Report, and the Island Wood Industries initiative.


VIEA is a collaborative partnership providing opportunities for communities, First Nations, businesses, and other key stakeholders to collaborate on broad-based economic activities to improve the region’s capacity for economic vitality.

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