2018 VIEX Fire

Vancouver Island Exhibition

The Vancouver Island Exhibition is saddened to inform our community of this tragic event.

On behalf the Directors and members of the Vancouver Island Exhibition, I  would like to thank the public for their support during our recent loss. Many of us have spent years bringing the exhibition to where it is today and the loss of a barn and equipment is a very disheartening event. We are hopeful that replacement equipment will be forthcoming as we continue to plan for our 125th anniversary in 2019. For those who have offered to put on charity shows for fundraising for the fair, we will certainly be in touch.
Our thanks to the person who reported the fire and the Nanaimo Fire Rescue for their prompt attendance; it could have spread to adjoining barns and been much worse.
Brian Cornborough | President | VIEx