Business

B.C. job growth confined to southwest

B.C. continues to lead the country in new job creation, but most areas of the province lost jobs in 2016

Lumber trade ‘injury’ claim upheld by U.S.

Softwood lumber dispute escalates as president-elect Donald Trump begins actions to protect American jobs

B.C. lowers cap on payday loan fees

Fee for short-term borrowing lowered to $17 per $100, a rate Public Safety Minister Mike Morris says is second lowest in Canada

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      Higher home values ring in 2017

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      Tips on turning over a new leaf in 2017 while staying within your budget

      Specialty wood industry reaches out to world

      #BCForestFuture series: Re-manufactured wood products have a global supply chain, and Asian markets are vital

      Great Bear Rainforest protection takes effect Jan. 1

      One third of region off limits to commercial logging, annual cut set at 2.5 million cubic metres per year

      Asia imports up as U.S. targets B.C. lumber

      #BCForestFuture series: Premier Christy Clark confident Donald Trump wants housing construction boom, needs B.C. lumber

      Small is beautiful for northern mill owners

      #BCForestFuture series: Nechako Lumber was B.C.'s first to sell lumber to Japan, and has led the way in dealing with mountain pine beetle

      Indigenous forest industry looks to Pacific Rim

      #BCForestFuture series: Carrier Sekani chief joins forest trade mission to Asia, where cultural ties and business are intertwined

      B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

      #BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China

      China moves to stop illegal logging trade

      Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

      B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

      Chinese government's pollution targets may give edge to wood construction over steel or concrete

      Budget surplus hits $2.24 billion, but B.C. braces for schools settlement

      Finance minister Mike de Jong won't say how much of a hit is expected from teachers' court win

      B.C. log home maker has deep roots in Japan

      Reconstruction continues in fishing village wiped off map by tsunami's wall of water

      B.C. tall trees help restore Japan’s tall ship

      Timber from Port Alberni helped Japanese museum replace historic ship masts destroyed in tsunami

      B.C. braces for new U.S. lumber trade action

      Notice of American litigation follows expiry of last Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement in October

      Log scanning pioneered to find flaws in timber

      Skeena Sawmills wants to be B.C.'s first mill to use CT scanning technology to produce high-grade wood from lower-grade stands

      • Nov 23rd, 2016

      Longer trucks save forest companies money, fuel

      BC FOREST FUTURE: Nine-axle log trucks reduce costs, carbon emissions on longer hauls needed in areas affected by mountain pine beetle

      • Nov 22nd, 2016

      Trump election casts shadow on softwood lumber trade

      Donald Trump's crusade against NAFTA could embolden the U.S. Lumber Coalition to renew its battle against B.C. lumber exports