Business

B.C. film industry given go-ahead to restart productions halted due to COVID-19

The industry will likely look very different than it was before the pandemic

  • Jun 10, 2020

COVID-19: ICBC resumes road tests for commercial driver licences

Other road tests depend on availability of protective equipment

40 Under 40: Alex Boland

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce has launched its "40 Under Forty" for 2020

  • Jun 10, 2020

B.C. tourism on track for in-province travel, John Horgan says

Premier expects essential-only travel advisory to be eased soon

Starbucks plans to close up to 200 Canadian locations over two years

The company outlined a number of broad changes it was introducing

  • Jun 10, 2020

Tofino plans ‘pop up’ outdoor dining area to support local restaurants

Council endorses plan to transform RV parking lot into 'al fresco' park.

Enchanted Forest opening June 26

Visitors are requested to wear masks or a protective face covering

  • Jun 10, 2020

Road to recovery remains unpaved for Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Huu-ay-aht First Nations say Paving Bamfield Road will be key to its post-COVID-19 success

  • Jun 10, 2020

Popular White Rock gelato shop to close after 25% rent increase

Landlord says there should be some gratitude for the 20 years of discounted rent

  • Jun 9, 2020

Haida Gwaii couple raising funds to avoid fish plant closure

GoFundMe started to save Albion Fisheries, which amalgamated with Intercity Packers in April 2019

  • Jun 9, 2020

B.C., Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion-dollar icebreaker contract

The two companies said they will work together if they are awarded a contract

  • Jun 9, 2020

BUSINESS PROFILE: Arch-Way Dance

A conversation with Mission business owners

  • Jun 9, 2020

Put your hands together for this timely solution from a Vancouver Island distillery

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 9, 2020

Vancouver Island distillery crafts sanitizer to meet Canadian need

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 8, 2020

Parksville’s Salvation Army thrift store re-opening on June 10

Organization excited to get back to business

  • Jun 8, 2020

Booze buyers help JAK’s feed the hungry

Money raised last Saturday at the liquor store in Maple Ridge will go to Friends In Need Food Bank

  • Jun 6, 2020

Displaced Interior forestry workers access support programs

Hundreds have signed up for pension bridging said consultant Terry Tate

$30,000 over 30 weeks for local causes

Send us your good stories and you could win money for your favourite cause

  • Jun 5, 2020

End of an Era: Tofino hair studio closes shop

"We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors."

  • Jun 5, 2020

UPDATE: Slightly delayed Blacktail Haida Gwaii reopening set for Canada Day

Chef-owner Edi Szasz hoped to reopen on June 25, the one-year anniversary of the restaurant

  • Jun 5, 2020