Despite a few wins, B.C. budget has missing pieces, says Kelowna Chamber

While celebrating certain points, chamber says budget misses key points, specifically transportation

  • Apr 21, 2021

BIZ BEAT: New bookstore opens in Uptown Port Alberni

See what else is new in the Port Alberni business community

  • Apr 21, 2021

Kelowna company turns waste into dirt with new appliance

The kitchen appliance turns food scraps, boxes, cloth, into dirt within 24 hours invented in Kelowna

  • Apr 21, 2021

Bank of Canada keeps rate on hold, sees brighter economic outlook

The key rate remains at 0.25 per cent where it has held steady for more than a year

  • Apr 21, 2021

Campbell River major projects web portal now ready for companies to register

The Campbell River & District Chamber of Commerce and BC Hydro collaborated to relaunch in 2020 to get ready for the upcoming Campbell River dam safety upgrade projects.

Surrey Board of Trade launches campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccination

Vaccinations are the only solution to re-opening the econony, says board

City of Castlegar extends Open Streets project through fall

Businesses can use public and private outdoor spaces

  • Apr 20, 2021

Envision Financial giving away $1 million to help communities thrive

Simple Generosity program meant to celebrate and encourage local economic and individual resilience

  • Apr 20, 2021

B.C. restaurants to get COVID-19 ‘circuit breaker’ grant extension

Tourism promised $100 million boost when travel resumes

Surrey book store feels #BOXEDOUT, takes aim at Amazon to save jobs and sales tax revenue

Central City's Black Bond Books location is dressed up for the buy-local campaign

  • Apr 20, 2021

B.C. moves to protect employee pay for COVID-19 vaccination

Most won't need to take time off work, labour minister says

Tofino and Ucluelet ban polystyrene take-out containers

Surfrider Pacific Rim chapter manager Lilly Woodbury touted the new ban as "definitely terrific news"

Annual pace of housing starts posts 21.6 per cent increase in March

CMHC says the six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates was 273,664 in March

  • Apr 19, 2021

Rogers investigating after wireless customers complain of widespread outage

According to Down Detector, problems are being reported in most major Canadian cities

  • Apr 19, 2021

New pet poop-scooping business picks up in Sooke

Poop No More service taking the 'dirty work' out of lawn cleaning

  • Apr 18, 2021

$5.4 million in renovations coming for Ladysmith Save-On-Foods

Save-On-Foods would not say when the renovations will begin

  • Apr 18, 2021

One year after crude turned negative, oilpatch relishes first-quarter profit outlook

Expectations are high for the Canadian oilpatch's first-quarter results season

  • Apr 18, 2021

Buzz on Business: All eyes on personal services, costume rentals

Darcy Nybo gets readers up to date on West Shore businesses

  • Apr 17, 2021

PHOTOS: B.C. carpenter builds fort inspired by TV’s ‘Treehouse Masters’

The whimsical structure features a wooden walking path, a loft, kitchen – and is now listed on Airbnb

  • Apr 17, 2021