Business

Retail jobs put at risk by self-service technology, experts say

Walmart expanded technology to allow shoppers to use a scanner at 20 stores in B.C., other provinces

Paint party artist starting up studio classes

Jenny Hughes hopes to bring students further into their art learning

B.C. names new climate advisory panel

Merran Smith, Teck executive Marcia Smith co-chairs

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      Amazon gets 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

      Submissions were due last week. Online retailer has said tax breaks and grants would be factors

      Greens renew call for action on ride sharing

      Claire Trevena blasted as ‘minister of taxis’ for delay

      Northern timber supply reduction less than it appears

      Doug Donaldson must divide remaining supply after pine beetle

      UPDATE: Pressure on John Horgan to protect taxi industry

      Claire Trevena announces another study of Uber-style service

      Zumba instructor offering new training program

      Demo class offer Saturday at Fluid Fitness in Parksville

      Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

      Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

      B.C. salmon farm value growing rapidly

      Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to release industry inspection data

      B.C. marijuana dispensaries form independent group

      ‘Canada could run out of legal cannabis next July’

      Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

      The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

      Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

      “It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

      Sears Canada asks court for permission to liquidate

      Liquidation sales could start mid-October

      Island gals open hidden boutique in Qualicum Beach

      Sea Thrift Artisan Boutique to hold open house Oct. 21

      Retail giants seize on pop-ups to woo millennials

      Pop-up shops backed by big corporations now spring up like whack-a-moles

      Tim Hortons franchisee group files new lawsuit against parent company

      Tim Hortons called the lawsuit “unfounded,” in a statement by its media relations team

      Site C dam project to miss river diversion deadline

      Delay to add $610 million, estimate now near $9 billion

      Economist, union president named to Fair Wages Commission

      B.C. Business Council vice-president also named to minimum wage panel

      Environmental review checks for conflicts

      Self-regulating a factor in Mount Polley, Shawnigan Lake