Business

Beekeepers generating a buzz in Kelowna

Honey producers gather in the Central Okanagan to share knowledge

Zinc production helps boost Teck profits

Third quarter profits more than doubled compared to 2016, states Teck Resources

Saanich business coach heads local eWomenNetwork

Erin Acton the newest managing director of eWomenNetwork

Ucluelet chamber excited about economic development

"I'm excited to showcase UBERE. It couldn't have come at a better time."

Today ‘N ‘Tomorrow Learning Society appoints executive director

Today 'N 'Tomorrow Learning Society (TNTLS) has appointed Natalie Robinson as the society's new executive director and Young Parent Program (YPP) coordinator.

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Busy fall looms for CVEDS following successful BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival

After a busy tourist season, the Comox Valley Economic Development and Tourism Society (CVEDS) has collected and combined exciting trends and outputs that have resulted from efforts and projects undertaken since the spring. These efforts were seen across key areas, including small business support, destination marketing, and visitor services.

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Castlegar entrepreneur crafting coffin bed

The coffin under construction in one local entrepreneur's garage isn't a prop for Halloween.

No more bridge tolls opens potential doors for tourism, business

More traffic flowing over Golden Ears and Port Mann Bridges since Sept. 1

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Castlegar entrepreneur crafting coffin bed

The coffin under construction in one local entrepreneur's garage isn't a prop for Halloween.

Castlegar entrepreneur crafting coffin bed

The coffin under construction in one local entrepreneur's garage isn't a prop for Halloween.

Langley fish monger moves market

1 Fish 2 Fish stays downtown, in the community owner Heather Jenkins loves.

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Langley bowling alley will close – in due time

New owners will soon be replacing the landmark with a Korean market.

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Vancouver Island’s oldest homegrown land surveying and engineering firm opens a new office in Campbell River

Anderson & Associates is hosting several community leaders today at a celebration of the Vancouver Island company's fourth office location, recently opened in Campbell River.

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Friendly, caring service at newly opened Cascade Pharmacy

A bubbly customer walks into Cascade Pharmacy on a mild fall morning and is warmly greeted by owner and pharmacist, Chandra Perumal.

Burns Lake’s facade improvement program bolsters local pride

Almost 20 properties have benefited from this program

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Burns Lake Sears affected

Sears Canada has recently received court approval to close its remaining stores, affecting thousands of workers across Canada. According to Jarrett Anderson, owner of Blu Jay Sports and Sears in Burns Lake, this also affects the Sears part of his business, which had already stopped selling in-store appliances last year. "The Sears part of our store has been quiet for the last eight or nine months anyway, so it isn't a huge surprise," said Anderson. "Not sure when the Sears online division will be finished; I'm guessing by Christmas."

  • Oct 25th, 2017

College of New Caledonia’s trades discovery program an opportunity

The College of New Caledonia's (CNC) trades discovery program has been delving students into the industries of welding, carpentry, electrical and plumbing. Participants get a taste of the basics in a hands-on environment to discover if a career in a particular trades might be right for them. This program also allows Grade 11 and 12 students to take courses at the college and earn duel credits towards first-year technical training. This semester, four of the trades discovery program students come from Lake District Secondary School.

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Isuzu Commerical Trucks grows

Dealership on Langley Bypass celebrates two new buildings

Isuzu Commerical Trucks grows

Dealership on Langley Bypass celebrates two new buildings

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

  • Oct 25th, 2017