Business

Cumberland announces Economic Development Strategy

After withdrawing from the Comox Valley Regional District's economic development service in early 2016, the Village of Cumberland is launching its own Economic Development Strategy this year.

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Forbidden Brewing Company partners with local businesses to increase brewing capacity

The Forbidden Brewing Company is keeping it hyperlocal.

  • Jan 16th, 2018

David Emerson quits lumber talks as legal action begins

Former federal minister served as B.C. softwood trade point man

Enderby Building Booms in 2017

The building business is booming in Enderby.

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Sears Canada closes its final stores

The long-time staple of Canada's retail landscape declared bankruptcy last year

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Sears Canada shutters final stores after months-long liquidation

The retailer has laid off thousands of employees

  • Jan 14th, 2018

Vernon high-tech firm sells for $45 million

AVS Systems purchased by Information Services Corporation

Ralph’s Farm Market set to unveil shiny new store

While the building is new, the family-run business has been a staple in Langley for decades

Business boost funding is available – just apply

'You snooze, you lose' when it comes to not asking for help

Some Canadian news outlets ready to cope with Facebook’s News Feed changes

Social network wants to promote conversation and make time spent on the platform more meaningful

  • Jan 13th, 2018

Langley’s Playtime Gaming building purchased by Royal LePage Wolstencroft

Bingo centre closing in February, moving into Cascades Casino. Building undergoing major changes

Five Comox Valley companies up for Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards

Five Comox Valley companies have been named finalists for the 18th annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards, which will take place Jan. 25 in Victoria.

  • Jan 11th, 2018

City mall fenced off to make way for new bank

Scotiabank building 4,000 square foot building next to Save On Foods mall on Fraser Highway

2017 home sales below 2016 record, but far above average: B.C. real estate association

About 5,700 sales were recorded in December, up 21.5 per cent over same period last year

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower

The management teams in place will continue to oversee day-to-day operations.

Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower

The management teams in place will continue to oversee day-to-day operations.

Buckerfields targets booming West Shore

New store set to open April 1 in Langford Parkway location

  • Jan 12th, 2018

City of Campbell River launches 2018 Modern Entrepreneur Series

Offering insights and ideas for greater business success, the city's economic development team is launching their 2018 Modern Entrepreneur Series on Jan. 17 and 18.

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

Facebook shares dropped more than 5 per cent to $177.31 in premarket trading after change unveiled

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Mt. Washington Opens The Outback after a snowy start to 2018

Mt. Washington has received over 400 cm of snow in the alpine this season.

  • Jan 12th, 2018