Business

Funding available to replace infected B.C. hazelnut trees

B.C. Hazelnut Growers to recieve $300,000 over three years to battle eastern filbert blight

  • Jul 19th, 2018

B.C. moves to crack down on short-term condo rentals

Strata councils can soon assess fines of up to $1,000 a day for unauthorized rentals

Union construction cost competitive, B.C. Building Trades say

Non-union firms can bid on infrastructure, but employees have to join international unions

Amazon’s hopes its Prime Day doesn’t go to the dogs

Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links after the 3 p.m. ET launch in the U.S. got images of dogs

Black Press Media journalists win big at Canadian community newspaper awards

Newsrooms earn recognition for editorial and photography excellence

Amazon goes down during Prime Day

Online retail giant extends annual ‘Prime Day’ promotion to 36 hours

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive

Non-union builders protest exclusion from B.C. public projects

Premier John Horgan announces new Crown corporation for public works

Masterchef Canada winner opens catering company in B.C.

19-year-old Masterchef Canada winner Beccy Stables has moved to the Okanagan.

MONEY MONITOR: Key steps to getting out of credit card debt

B.C. residents carry the third-highest amount of credit card debt in Canada

North Island College doubles seats for electrical students this fall

Sixteen additional seats opening

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Port Alice Community Market open for business

The community market has been a draw to members of the community, as well as to tourists.

Sea otter tours offer unique opportunity to explore Neroutsos Inlet

“We saw sea otters, seals, eagles, some deer, and some history.”

Northern B.C. coal terminal needs to expand to accommodate growth

With coal volumes increasing, Ridley Terminals wants to be able to load two vessels simultaneously

B.C. bus service applications to be fast-tracked after Greyhound pullout

Greyhound’s departure leaves few options for small communities

New Filipino grocery store opens in Port Hardy

FilCan Filipino-Asian Variety Store celebrates grand opening at the North Island Mall

Central bank hikes rate, says tariffs already in place to have modest impact

Bank of Canada has its eye on how widening global trade disputes will impact economy

Tim Hortons signs agreement to expand to China

Tim Hortons signs franchise agreement with Cartesian Capital to expand to China

Free A&W Root Beer on tap in B.C.

A&W Canada Free Root Beer Day back July 14 across the country

B.C. goes in search of the ‘emerging economy’

BCIT president Kathy Kinloch heads new task force

Keep local government auditor, B.C. small business group says

John Horgan promised to scrap it, ministry now reviewing it