Look who’s In the Army Now! 

Look who’s In the Army Now! 

Canada’s Army Reserves Andrew Gower, Wedler Engineering In case you were wondering about the headline,…

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Optimizing the Business Gazette’s Online Presence     

Optimizing the Business Gazette’s Online Presence    

  Leif Jason, Mastermynde Of recent times, I’ve been focusing on improvements to the Business…

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Why switching to a new mortgage lender may make a lot of sense 

Why switching to a new mortgage lender may make a lot of sense 

Mackenzie Gartside In many cases switching to a different lender at renewal can save a lot…

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When providing care to loved ones seems like an obligation 

When providing care to loved ones seems like an obligation 

Wendy Johnstone, Keystone ElderCare It’s OK to be a reluctant caregiver. My friend Robert is…

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Making a plan for your tax refund    

Making a plan for your tax refund   

  Darlene Garat, Garat Financial Group   It’s all too tempting to receive that tax refund…

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The Power of Shopping Local 

The Power of Shopping Local 

We all love the Comox Valley and want to see our economy and community grow. …

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What’s good about goodwill? 

What’s good about goodwill? 

Ann Scott, Presley & Partners Chartered Professional Accountants Two business owners I know have radically…

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Can you increase revenue by using paper wisely? 

Can you increase revenue by using paper wisely? 

Don Linder, AGS Business Systems Social media and other newer marketing technologies get a lot…

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Uses, and abuses, of The Power of Attorney 

Uses, and abuses, of The Power of Attorney 

Stewart Carstairs, Shook, Wickham, Bishop & Field The Power of Attorney (POA) is an important…

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Women helping women – Get involved in your finances today 

Women helping women – Get involved in your finances today 

Nine out of ten women will be responsible for their finances at some point in…

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Marketing Your ‘Self’

Marketing Your ‘Self’

Lisa Graham, Seabreeze Photography Let’s say you were online shopping, for ease of example, an…

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Ducky 500 returns to the Puntledge  

Ducky 500 returns to the Puntledge  

According to local legend, the ducks that compete in the illustrious Comox Rotary Ducky 500…

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Professional Pets with Wendy Tyrer, Tyrer Clinical Counselling,Campbell River

Professional Pets with Wendy Tyrer, Tyrer Clinical Counselling,Campbell River

Name:Lilly Nickname: Giorgio Breed:Malamute Husky-Wolf, 3.5 years Favorite Activity: Running for hours Favourite place to…

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Word on the Street: What’s your best idea (or the best idea you’ve heard) for revitalizing downtown?    

Word on the Street: What’s your best idea (or the best idea you’ve heard) for revitalizing downtown?   

Hours are the real hindrance to the revitalization efforts. If stores were open later and on Sundays,…

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PROFESSIONAL PETS – George

PROFESSIONAL PETS – George

Your Name & Company:  Rick Bossom, Bayfield Mortgage Professionals About your pet: Name: George Nickname:…

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Two minutes with . . .   Linda Graceffo, Sparkling Graphics / The Writer Connection 

Two minutes with . . .  Linda Graceffo, Sparkling Graphics / The Writer Connection 

Hometown: Grand Forks, BC 3 words that best describe you: I love wine Last book…

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Microsoft’s Canadian Connection 

Microsoft’s Canadian Connection 

Kevin Dryden, PrimeTek IT Solutions In May, Microsoft officials opened two datacentres in Canada. While…

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‘Fee-only’ firm opens in downtown Courtenay 

‘Fee-only’ firm opens in downtown Courtenay 

Financial planner Patrick Hayton has just opened TidySum in downtown Courtenay. The independent firm is…

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Justin Alexander Wade, The Clean People 

Justin Alexander Wade, The Clean People 

250.898.7791 Justin@JustinWade.com  www.TheCleanPeople.com   A premier residential and small-business service, The Clean People customizes its services…

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Darryl Craig Canon Canada Inc. 

Darryl Craig Canon Canada Inc. 

  250.619.9856 darryl_craig@canada.canon.com  www.canon.ca  As a representative of Canon Canada, Darryl’s mission is to deliver…

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Three ways to split income with family members 

Three ways to split income with family members 

Jamie Kungel, CPA, CA Every business goes through a series of stages in its evolution.…

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BC needs to step up its game on innovation 

BC needs to step up its game on innovation 

A nimble economy requires innovation in such areas as tax policy, an educated workforce and…

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The Vancouver Island Spine Trail 

The Vancouver Island Spine Trail 

Sarah Seads, the owner and founder of local fitness business Equilibrium Lifestyle Management (ELM), is…

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Dr. Gert Jacobs

Dr. Gert Jacobs

Campbell River’s Discovery Laser Skin Care Clinic, which provides professional laser and other treatments to…

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Dennis Evans

Dennis Evans

Dennis has been working out at BodyNetix three to five times a week for just…

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The Wine Cottage – 20 years of award-winning wine    

The Wine Cottage – 20 years of award-winning wine   

  Staying true to the techniques that have garnered it countless awards over the past…

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Half a Century for Steve Marshall Ford 

Half a Century for Steve Marshall Ford 

This year at Steve Marshall Ford, staff are looking back on half a century of…

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Shoebiz  -  5 Years Anniversary!  

Shoebiz  - 5 Years Anniversary!  

  At Shoebiz, it’s all about finding that perfect fit – in more ways than…

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My Tech Guys – 10 years anniversary!

My Tech Guys – 10 years anniversary!

Over the past 10 years, the team at My Tech Guys has offered the highest…

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Hot Chocolates – 30 years 

Hot Chocolates – 30 years 

30 years ago, Hot Chocolates was a small, one-door Belgian truffle shop run by a…

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