When Campbell River was reeling from the onset of COVID last Spring, a volunteer task force was formed to study the economic impacts. They received responses from about 300 businesses, 30 of which were interviewed over a two and a half month period. The Campbell River Business Recovery Task Force concluded that the city’s economy primarily rests on three pillars: tourism, forestry and fish farms.
This is where the first dollars enter, that support numerous other businesses.
Now the Task Force warns about the economic consequences of phasing out fish farms.Continue reading Phasing out one of Campbell River’s three pillars