Business

BC BUDGET: Tobacco tax hike may light up black market in smokes

NDP government adds another 56 cents per pack as of April 1

ALR review may not be open-minded

Past agriculture minister Norm Letnick skeptical of NDP approach

BC BUDGET: Liberals blast ‘tax and spend’ plan

Payroll tax, carbon tax increase threaten growth, opposition critics say

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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

Island Express Air launches new daily service between Island, Boundary Bay and Abbotsford

Bellingham flights expected to be added within a year

  • Feb 20th, 2018

Trudeau announces two-way $1 billion investment deal with India

Some of India’s biggest companies to invest more than $250 million in Canada in the coming years

Artist says furniture should be ‘a piece of art in the room’

Qualicum Beach shop owner likes furniture to be artistic and functional

B.C. files challenge to Alberta wine trade ban

First formal dispute under Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Rules reviewed to keep drug money out of B.C. real estate

Investigator looking at loans as well as casinos, David Eby says

A $5 million boost for Okanagan fruit growers

The Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund was announced to help update aging farming equipment, infrastructure

Trump considers global steel tariffs, potentially hitting Canada

Canada is the United States’ biggest supplier of both steel and aluminum

‘Supercluster’ tech groups to share up to $950M in federal cash

It’s part of a high-tech collaboration to foster growth and create jobs

Home sales in Canada dip to lowest level in 3 years: CREA

Canadian Real Estate Association says January activity was down in 75% of local markets

Everything you need to know about comfort animals on Canadian airlines

Air Canada only allows emotional support dogs, while WestJet accepts a much broader range

Mid Island Truck Auto RV shifts to high gear

Grand opening planned for Parksville dealership on March 3 will feature a new showroom

Black Press hosts career fair today in Comox

Event takes place at CFB Comox Military Family Resource Centre from 12–6 p.m.

  • Jan 29th, 2018

Optimistic tone in B.C. business community

Concerns registered on housing affordability and tax increases

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Parksville clothing entrepreneur proves adaptible

Adaptive Clothing by Kayden Designs fills niche on Island

Lululemon CEO exits after failing to meet conduct standards

Laurent Potdevin is also no longer on the Vancouver-based retailer’s board of directors

Alberta premier ramps up oil pipeline battle with B.C.

No more electricity discussions with B.C., Rachel Notley says