Business

Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Coombs projects finalists in commercial building awards

Real estate board honours 2017 excellence in April 19 event

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

Trade war, payroll tax could be behind B.C. small business confidence dip: pollster

Canadian Federation for Independent Business poll suggests B.C. is fourth most optimistic province

Tim Hortons, franchisees spat over $700M plan to reno many locations

New restaurants will have lighter, more natural looking exteriors and open-concept seating

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive
Shopper sad about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales
Sears liquidation sale at Hillside Mall begins today

Canada’s greenhouse gas targets few and far away

B.C. missing original 2020 target, needs big reduction by 2030

Uber self-driving crash video calls safety, rules into question

Experts say footage shows that vehicle’s sensors should have spotted pedestrian, initiated braking

After 15 years, Grotto Spa has it all figured out

Tigh-Na-Mara’s award-winning grotto facility celebrates its 15th anniversary this year

  • Mar 23rd, 2018

Annual inflation rate rises to 2.2% for its fastest pace since fall 2014

Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in February was up 2.2 per cent compared with a year ago

Where Canadians buy real estate abroad: report

Hot Spots: Top 30 home-buying destinations for Canadians in the Americas

B.C. NDP offers tax breaks to jumpstart LNG Canada in Kitimat

‘We’re not giving away more money,’ Premier John Horgan says

B.C.-pioneered wood construction on a roll internationally

Washington state considers mandatory engineered wood for public buildings

Lighthouse Country Business Association hosts AGM

New member introduced to LCBA board

  • Mar 20th, 2018

B.C. can learn from Washington’s wine industry growth

Winery owner cites importance of industry collaboration

Sign of good times for Coombs business

Family move from Bahamas to Van. Island pays off

Green Gov. Jay Inslee opposes Trans Mountain, quietly

Washington uses same pipeline, Alaska tankers for petroleum industry

Woman struck and killed by self-driving Uber vehicle

Ride-hailing company suspends all road-testing of such vehicles in U.S. and Canada

  • Mar 19th, 2018

Privacy watchdog to explore Facebook leak

Canadian expert says his analytics company helped Trump campaign capitalize on private Facebook info

Privacy watchdog to explore Facebook leak

Canadian expert says his analytics company helped Trump campaign capitalize on private Facebook info

Grocers collaborate on new local food awareness initiative

Watch for ‘Island Good’ signs at grocers throughout Vancouver island

  • Mar 19th, 2018

Progress on fixing Phoenix pay system backlog could be short-lived: Ottawa

Feds have said they won’t try to recover money overpaid until all outstanding issues are fixed

Manufacturing sales fell 1.0 per cent in January: Statistics Canada

Motor vehicle, aerospace and primary metal industries lead drop in manufacturing sales