Business

Trump slams Federal Reserve rate hikes

Fed raised benchmark rate for a second time this year in June, and projects two more hikes to come

  • Jul 20th, 2018

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

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Amazon goes down during Prime Day

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

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.

Kaslo native promotes science and reason on a global stage

Pangburn Philosophy is part show business, part intellectual journey

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

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

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

Greyhound to end bus service in B.C., Alberta

Company axing passenger bus and freight services in Prairies, and cutting all but one route in B.C.

Starbucks gets rid of plastic straws in favour of recyclable lids

Project to start in Vancouver and Seattle. All iced drinks will have the new design by 2020