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Strachey: Paid or unpaid breaks

  •  updated Aug 19, 2017 at 8:01 AM

Dear Working Wise: I get two unpaid coffee breaks and one unpaid lunch break every day. The problem is the area outside my office is unsafe to walk in during the day due to construction. Since I can't really leave my workplace during the day, shouldn't I be paid for my breaks? Signed, Annoyed

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Canadian inflation perks up for first time since January, hits 1.2% in July

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 6:01 PM

OTTAWA — The annual inflation rate accelerated last month for the first time since January for a result that supported the view consumer prices are set to rise with the improving economy.

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Demand eclipses supply for protective glasses for safe solar eclipse viewing

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 6:01 PM

TORONTO — Ali Van Orman is still looking for specialized glasses to protect her family's eyes during Monday's solar eclipse because she never counted on demand totally eclipsing supply.

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Hollywood’s hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 5:03 PM

NEW YORK — Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at risk.

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Toronto judge approves hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 5:03 PM

TORONTO — A Toronto judge approved a hardship fund on Friday for former Sears Canada employees that will come from a pool of money set aside to pay bonuses for executives.

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CIBC divorce from PC Financial shines light on bruised loyalty card industry

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 5:03 PM

MONTREAL — Another divorce in Canada's loyalty card sector has consumers stuck in the middle asking questions about the future of an industry still bruised by the actions of some of its largest providers.

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Wild Coast Expo eyed for Sooke

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 5:01 PM

The two-day event will be held April 7 and 8

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Love in the air at Surrey’s first land-based winery, reno’d and renamed

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 1:02 PM

Vancouver couple works to revive winemaking with Vinoscenti Vineyards signage

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September a special month for Alberni Project Society

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Every September is a special month for the Alberni Project Society and this year is no exception. With special events for both the traveling exhibit of The Alberni Project (TAP) and the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial (HAMM), local residents will have many opportunities to experience 100 years of Canadian military history next month.

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Group of Sears Canada creditors wants to sue

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 10:01 AM

Sears Canada is undergoing a rebranding, following the closure of 59 locations across the country

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Last chance to nominate your favourite local business

  •  updated Aug 18, 2017 at 3:02 AM

Award nominations for Trail and Greater Area businesses closes Aug. 21

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Minnesota releases review on disputed Enbridge oil pipeline

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 7:02 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota regulators on Thursday released the final environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline, which carries Canadian tar sands crude across northern Minnesota to Wisconsin.

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Nevada judge clears way for expanded marijuana distribution

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 7:02 PM

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational pot sales began last month.

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Jobs, supply chain, growth: Why autos are such an important part of NAFTA

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 7:02 PM

TORONTO — The future of more than a million direct and spinoff jobs related to the auto industry are a critical part of what's at stake at the NAFTA renegotiation table in Washington after the U.S. chief negotiator targeted the sector on the first day of talks Wednesday.

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Canadian manufacturing sales fall 1.8 per cent in June, breaking winning streak

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 7:02 PM

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales fell in June following three consecutive months of gains, with declines led by the petroleum and coal industry.

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Canadian U Box It wins u-u-uge trademark battle over American U-Haul

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 7:02 PM

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Alberta trade minister says NAFTA talks no threat to oil and gas industry

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 6:02 PM

CALGARY — Alberta's minister of trade says Canada's oil and gas industry has little to worry about as wide-ranging North American trade negotiations get underway.

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FAA changes San Francisco landing rules after close call

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 6:03 PM

Federal officials have issued new rules for nighttime landings and control-tower staffing at San Francisco International Airport after an Air Canada jet nearly struck planes on the ground last month.

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Tourist cancellations far beyond B.C. wildfire zone

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 4:01 PM

Vancouver Island traffic up, misinformation a problem

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Campbell River businesses choose collaboration over competition

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 12:01 PM

Four local businesses have teamed up to supply one another with essential products and in the process, better their businesses.

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Two new stores open in downtown Revelstoke

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM

The Alchemy Shoppe and The Annex open to fill space vacated by old businesses

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Most ‘peak millennials’ in B.C. say they can’t afford a home: survey

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 11:02 AM

New research suggests four-fifths of those ages 25-30 don't think they can buy in the next five years

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Hoodoo Adventures celebrates 10 years

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 7:01 AM

Penticton business, Hoodoo Adventures. celebrates 10 years with gala fundraiser

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Part 2: Fairview proof of concept

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 3:00 AM

A special three part series celebrating 10 years of the Fairview container terminal

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Agricultural leaders demand delicate touch to any potential NAFTA changes

  •  updated Aug 17, 2017 at 2:00 AM

Agricultural leaders demand delicate touch to any potential changes