Tag Archives: Economic Development

Local pilot Gordon Heys’ address to Council re arbitrary lease changes to General Aviation at Nanaimo Airport

Date May 17, 2010 Dear Mayor and Council Members, I am pleased to be given the opportunity to speak to Mayor and Council on the things that General Aviation does for a community. Despite what a great many people think, the average cost of a plane on our airport is similar to the cost of […]

Economic Development: where’s the state of the art research?

NanaimoCityHall blog commenter sunnydan points out in response to my cranky letter to the Daily News that in the interest of clarity we should define our terms. Quite right: My definition of economic development goes along these lines: City Hall can and should provide an extremely important service to the city’s and the region’s economic […]