- Economic Development
- International Trade
- Small Business
Subject Matter Details
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit
- VIEA's several projects - annual Economic Summit, annual Economic Report, Island Good product brand, and Foreign Trade Zone (FTZVI) are all worthy of government support for the benefits they provide to the diversification and advancement of the Canadian and BC economies.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
Export Development Canada (EDC)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Rural Economic Development (Minister’s Office)
Transport Canada (TC)
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
VIEA is a non-government, non-profit, regional economic development organization with a singular mandate to help ensure a vital and sustainable island and Gulf Island economy. We host events, produce reports, manage our Island Good brand, administer our FTZ Point designation, and pursue projects to advance our regional economy.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
President & CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membership
membership is open to anyone public and private, including First Nations - from small home-based businesses to major corporations, and from institutions to municipalities, from professional associations to First Nations.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
P.O. Box 76, Station A
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5K4
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- George Hanson,
President & CEO |
No public offices held