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The Comox Valley Women’s Business Network: A Look Back – Then And Now

The Comox Valley Women’s Business Network: A Look Back – Then and Now

Bobbie Norton, President, CVWBN Since its inaugural meeting in January, 1991, the Comox Valley Women’s…

Blending – Moving With Instead Of Against

Blending – moving with instead of against

Michael Boulet, CR Lawyers The sensei handed a foam bat to one of the more…

Sudoku Puzzle And Solution For Feb/Mar 2017

Sudoku puzzle and solution for Feb/Mar 2017

Sudoku proudly sponsored by Patricia Sawatzky of TAP Bookkeeping   click puzzle for printable version…

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A Look Ahead At The CV Chamber’s Community Annual Awards

A look ahead at the CV Chamber’s Community Annual Awards

The Chamber’s Community Annual Awards Gala is January 28! The deadline for nominating an outstanding…

CRM 2 True Win For Investors

CRM 2 true win for investors

Murray Callaghan, Callaghan Wealth Management CRM 2 is the client relationship model initiated by the…

Word On The Street: Walmart and Visa are In A Pitched Battle Over Visa’s Transaction Fees. As A Small Business Person, Which Corporate Behemoth Would You Rather See Lose? Why? 

Word on the street: Walmart and Visa are in a pitched battle over Visa’s transaction fees. As a small business person, which corporate behemoth would you rather see lose? Why? 

Unfortunately neither of those corporate giants will ever really "lose" a battle. As a small…

Which Corporate Behemoth Do You Want To See Lose?

Which corporate behemoth do you want to see lose?

Who do you want to see lose? Comment below.   For opinions on this issue…

Tax Plans Are Key To A Profitable Exit Strategy

Tax plans are key to a profitable exit strategy

Jamie Kungel, CPA, CA There are a number of different ways you can exit a…

Photoshop. Love Or Hate It?

Photoshop. Love or hate it?

Lisa Graham, Seadance Photography The public has a love/hate relationship with Photoshop. Feelings run the…

I Want To Buy A ‘fixer Upper’ – Is There A Mortgage For That?

I want to buy a ‘fixer upper’ – is there a mortgage for that?

Mackenzie Gartside, Select Mortgage It’s tough finding a move-in ready house on the market today!…

Minimizing Downtime

Minimizing downtime

Matt Behrens, Northrock Technologies We talked about the cost of downtime in a previous article…

Who Benefits With Life Insurance? You Can!

Who benefits with life insurance? You can!

Darlene Garat, Garat Financial Group Life insurance is one of those products that people typically…

Making An Impact

Making an impact

Jessica Thomson, Marketing Specialist, First Credit Union When you walk through the doors of 2717…

Grant Smith, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Comox Valley

Grant Smith, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Comox Valley

Your name and company: Grant Smith, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Comox Valley About your pet:…

Meet Arlene From ABC Printing & Signs 

Meet Arlene from ABC Printing & Signs 

​Having a customer service background with a commercial airline, plus production (and customer service) experience at…

Plain Packaging Legislation A Step Too Far – Or Not Far Enough

Plain packaging legislation a step too far – or not far enough

Ryan Parton, Business Gazette Let me make one thing clear: I hate smoking. I’ll stop…

When In Doubt, Always Review Your Funeral (pre)plan

When in doubt, always review your funeral (pre)plan

Sandy Poelvoorde, Boyd’s Funeral Services After years of lecturing them on the importance of pre-arranging…

How Will The New Graduated Rate Estate Rules Affect You?

How will the new graduated rate estate rules affect you?

Kristi Meier, Presley & Partners Chartered Professional Accountants This year has seen a number of…

What’s Wrong With Mydemocracy.ca?

What’s wrong with mydemocracy.ca?

Byron Becker  The federal government's electoral reform website is being widely mocked. But beneath the…

Professional Pets With Darcie Wright, S. McInnes & Associates Ltd.

Professional Pets with Darcie Wright, S. McInnes & Associates Ltd.

Your Name & Company: Darcie Wright, S. McInnes & Associates Ltd. About your pet: Name:…

Two Minutes With . . .  Troy Therrien, Learn Comox Valley

Two minutes with . . . Troy Therrien, Learn Comox Valley

Hometown: Williams Lake, BC 3 words that best describe you: Fun, patient, approachable Last book…

Two Minutes With . . . Shirley Gagne, Certified Professional Bookkeeper, S. McInnes & Associates Ltd.

Two minutes with . . . Shirley Gagne, Certified Professional Bookkeeper, S. McInnes & Associates Ltd.

Hometown: Bowser, BC 3 words that best describe you: Fun, caring, active Last book you…