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Pro Pets with Lynne Fedorick, CPDT-KA 

Lynne Fedorick, CPDT-KA  Dog Trainer, Behaviour Consultant and Performer  Go Dog Go! Dog Training   www.bcdogtrainer.com …

New Rotary Club in Comox Valley

There is a new Rotary club starting in the Comox Valley.  The motivation for starting…

E-newsletters – why you need them and how to write them

Nancy Miller, RP Copywriting  OK, show of hands: who checks their email once a day?…

Campbell River Real Estate Update (January 2018) 

Stephen Grant, FRI, CRES, RI (BC)  The good number of buyers from outside the Vancouver…

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Business Insights

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The Bottom Line Series by Lonnie Tkach  One Thing We Can All Do Better in 2018  As…

E-newsletters – why you need them and how to write them

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Nancy Miller, RP Copywriting  OK, show of hands: who checks their email once a day?…

Grow your business with colour printing

Grow your business with colour printing

Don Linder, AGS Business Systems The average local small business faces a number of challenges…

The Joint 

The Joint 

The inaugural CV Women’s Health Symposium took place at the Kingfisher Feb. 3 & 4.…

Complete Streets

Complete Streets

Andrew Gower, Wedler Engineering  For the past 100 years, traffic engineering and transportation design has…

Negatives of death can reveal positives of life

Negatives of death can reveal positives of life

Sandy Poelvoorde, Boyd’s Funeral Services How do you do it? It’s something I get asked…

Pro Pets with Lynne Fedorick, CPDT-KA 

Pro Pets with Lynne Fedorick, CPDT-KA 

Lynne Fedorick, CPDT-KA  Dog Trainer, Behaviour Consultant and Performer  Go Dog Go! Dog Training   www.bcdogtrainer.com …

Fully fund N.I. health care, hold VIHA accountable

Fully fund N.I. health care, hold VIHA accountable

George Le Masurier, Publisher Decafnation  The independent analysis of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA, or Island Health) delivered…

Two Minutes with. . . Ruth Dilts, Owner, Rainy Day Books on-line bookstore

Two Minutes with. . . Ruth Dilts, Owner, Rainy Day Books on-line bookstore

Nickname: Not exactly a nickname, but throughout my adult life, I’ve often mistakenly been called…

Should I co-sign on my son’s mortgage so he can buy his first house?

Should I co-sign on my son’s mortgage so he can buy his first house?

With property prices increasing substantially each year and the federal government making mortgage qualification more difficult…

New Rotary Club in Comox Valley

New Rotary Club in Comox Valley

There is a new Rotary club starting in the Comox Valley.  The motivation for starting…

Campbell River Real Estate Update (January 2018) 

Campbell River Real Estate Update (January 2018) 

Stephen Grant, FRI, CRES, RI (BC)  The good number of buyers from outside the Vancouver…

Dual Agency to limit consumers’ choice

Dual Agency to limit consumers’ choice

Bryce Hansen, RE/MAX  Ocean Pacific Realty  Effective March 15, 2018, the BC Superintendent of Real…

The Pension Choice

The Pension Choice

This fall, I had a chance to review a good number of pension documents.  Some,…

Should You Ask a Client Out?

Should You Ask a Client Out?

When we own a business we meet people. Even if our business is completely online…

Using life insurance as an ‘asset class’

Using life insurance as an ‘asset class’

Business succession planning often hits the rails when there is no family member willing to…

The developers side of the story on the proposed Stotan Falls housing development

The developers side of the story on the proposed Stotan Falls housing development

The first thing we want to address is the toll booth at the Stotan Falls entrance. We…

Consolidation of assets

Consolidation of assets

Many wealthy investors open multiple accounts of the same type, with different financial institutions and…

Meet the Skytalkers 

Meet the Skytalkers 

Let’s pretend for a second pop culture icons lived in the real world. They face…

My Tech Guys

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The concept of “working smarter, not harder,” has been drilled into our brains since the…