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Five reasons to go soul searching in Campbell River, B.C.
You don't go to Campbell River for things to do, you go there for the way it makes you feel.
Mar 8th, 2016
Destination British Columbia uses virtual reality to attract tourists [VIDEO]
"We just really wanted to make it an interactive experience, on top of being immersive, and give people the opportunity to make choices as if they were actually traveling in BC," says Giovondo.
Dec 11th, 2014
Tourism Group Decries Logging in Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound: VIDEO
BC Timber Sales issues logging contract for Maurelle Island, despite concerns of local tour guides that their input has been ignored.
Daniel J. Pierce
Sep 9th, 2013
Why does logging trump tourism in the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound?
Jack Springer of Campbell River Whale Watching has a primarily European clientele. “It’s very difficult to explain to them what is going on here,” he said.
Aug 19th, 2013
Vancouver's Chinese pop star to draw in tourism: The SinoFile
Did you know there was a Chinese pop star in Vancouver? Well now she's bringing in the tourism dollars.
Feb 15th, 2013
China and Canada: where do we stand?
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to China has put the spotlight on trade and foreign affairs. Here’s an explainer on where we stand with the powerful Asian nation.
Feb 8th, 2012
Bay of Fundy doesn't make list of seven natural wonders of the world
HALIFAX – A woman who campaigned for four years to have the Bay of Fundy declared a natural wonder of the world says even though her bid didn't succeed, the quest has attracted global attention to...
The Canadian Press
Nov 11th, 2011
BC Premier Christy Clark hits the road to push mystery jobs plan
It's not clear what she'll do as economy shrinks and job growth sputters, but she's hinting at skills training, resource development and Asia Pacific trade.
Sep 18th, 2011
Stock market volatility has B.C. businesses on edge
The recent downturn in US and global stock markets has Canadian economists worried. This recent economic crisis, which originally ensued from the US losing its AAA credit rating from S&P, raises...
Aug 9th, 2011
Edible British Columbia brings chefs and gourmands together at Best Market Dinner
Edible British Columbia’s mandate is to provide locally produced food. The EBC’s delightfully indulgent Best Market Dinners exemplify the program’s success.
Apr 3rd, 2011