Business

City of Surrey named a top employer for young people for 10th consecutive year

Honour comes from Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Dine Around Stay in Town Victoria carries added importance during pandemic

Special menu items for eat in or takeout/delivery, staycation deals available through Feb. 7

Retail sales rise 1.3% to $55.2 billion in November as online shopping surges

Statistics Canada says shoppers began gift buying early online to avoid shipping delays pre-holidays

  • Jan 22, 2021

‘Almost non-existent’ cold and cough season: P.E.I. lozenge plant lays off 30 workers

The apparent drop in winter colds across the country seems to have weakened demand for medicine and natural remedies

  • Jan 22, 2021

VantageOne staff urged to take tentative deal

It's been more than one month since union workers went on strike

  • Jan 22, 2021

VantageOne staff urged to take tentative deal in Vernon

It's been more than one month since union workers went on strike

Qualicum Beach sells prime downtown property to Naked Naturals for $2.75M

Town to retain more than an acre of land for development of public amenities

  • Jan 21, 2021

Straight from DeHart

New restaurant opens at Mission Creek Golf Club

  • Jan 21, 2021

B.C. communities warned of upcoming RCMP unionization costs

Starting salaries for city police officers are 30% higher

Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce welcomes new board

More directors added to board

  • Jan 21, 2021

Healthcare program offers way for Okanagan College student to connect with ailing mother

Susan Kyle has already launched her own business after finishing courses at Salmon Arm campus

W-shaped recovery would be ‘very severe’ without government assistance: CMHC

The corporation says the COVID-19 pandemic could trigger nearly 50 per cent drop in housing prices

  • Jan 21, 2021

Vernon VantageOne workers back on the job following strike

Mediation continues as union and employer work on reaching an agreement

Bibi J’s in Port Alberni makes first donation to non-profit

Alberni Women and Community Services to benefit

  • Jan 20, 2021

VantageOne workers back on the job following strike

Mediation continues as union and employer work on reaching an agreement

  • Jan 20, 2021

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni businesses get innovative during pandemic

See what's new in the Port Alberni business community

  • Jan 20, 2021

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%

The central bank is citing the economic conditions and ongoing uncertainty

  • Jan 20, 2021

B.C. falling behind in maintenance of forest service roads

Auditor finds nearly half of bridges overdue for repair

Officials say there’s not enough Vancouver Island eggs to meet demand

BC Egg Marketing Board doesn't regulate labelling, supply needed from off-Island

  • Jan 19, 2021