Business

Mixed messages on B.C.’s efforts to cool hot housing market

Economist says undersupply of homes in Metro Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna will keep prices high

Walmart partners online grocery service to bring Vancouver home delivery

Move expands upon similar efforts announced last November to grow home delivery service

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

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

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

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

B.C. files challenge to Alberta wine trade ban

First formal dispute under Canadian Free Trade Agreement

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

FortisBC to explain proposed rate design changes

FortisBC is hosting info sessions to help customers better understand rate design changes.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Optimistic tone in B.C. business community

Concerns registered on housing affordability and tax increases

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Chef Choquette bringing fine dining to Red Mountain

Red Mountain will soon be home to a fine dining experience with a view of the chairlift.

Local nail tech opens new nail salon in Castlegar

The new location offers her customers privacy while they have a manicure or pedicure.

Lululemon CEO exits after failing to meet conduct standards

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

New nightclub opening in Castlegar

The Woods will open mid-March in the space formerly occupied by The Element.

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

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