• Oct
  • 24
  • 2014

Small Business Week Profile: Salish Soils

When Sechelt First Nation member Aaron Joe started his composting facility, Salish Soils, his aim was to turn waste into a viable and valuable product while using entrepreneurship to move his community toward a model of self-reliance.

  • Oct
  • 22
  • 2014

Small Business Week Profile: GNN Marine Services

Having been in business for three years and working with salmon aquaculture client Marine Harvest since 2012, GNN Marine Services has also successfully been running a training program for their band members who have their Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) certification.

  • Oct
  • 20
  • 2014

Small Business Week Profile: DiveSafe International

Campbell River’s commercial dive school, DiveSafe International, has taught students coast to coast in Canada, and now is on the brink of signing on to train divers in Panama.

  • Sep
  • 30
  • 2014

Heart-Healthy Salmon

Few foods are as heart healthy as salmon and consumers were reminded of this fact as World Heart Day was celebrated around the globe on Monday. Touted as one of nature’s super-foods, salmon is high in the omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial in preventing heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acids can also reduce the risk of cancer and lower cholesterol levels.

  • Feb
  • 01
  • 2014

Eating Heart Healthy to Protect Your Best Asset

February is Heart Month in Canada. According to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, heart disease and strokes represent two of the three leading causes of death, with 9 out of 10 Canadians, almost all of us, having at least one risk factor.