Why do we need more loggers?

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“Why start a forestry school?” “Isn’t the industry slowing down?” The answer to that question (and misconception) can come straight from industry statistics! The need for Vancouver Island North communities and the forestry sector to address current and future workforce needs is significant and increasing. Many companies are already having trouble attracting and recruiting well-trained,… Read more »

New organization seeks to promote the benefit of North Island life.

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The newly formed, Regional District of Mount Waddington (RDMW) led Vancouver Island North Training and Attraction Society (VINTAS) is comprised of North Island community leaders, businesses, business people, and volunteers working together to attract and retain residents in our communities. VINTAS also has a mandate of promoting health & safety, education, healthy lifestyle, communities, jobs, the environment, and… Read more »