Business

Using regrarianism to reboot agriculture

The term "regrarian" isn't a common word in many people's vocabulary.

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Langley chamber ‘not opposed’ to minimum wage increase

But community's primary business advocates are concerned with wages 'going up too quickly.'

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Everything you need to know about comfort animals on Canadian airlines

Air Canada only allows emotional support dogs, while WestJet accepts a much broader range

  • Feb 14th, 2018

WHAT’S IN STORE: Young Langley professionals keep Sleep Out movement growing

Four Langley residents, including 29-year-old Stephanie Stewart, are joining other young professionals sleeping on the street tomorrow (Thursday, Feb. 15), to raise money for mental health and addictions programming at Covenant House.

Downtown Courtenay art gallery and paper store moving to online-only format

The South Hollow Gallery Leapenhi Paper store on Fifth Street is calling it quits later this month

  • Feb 6th, 2018

B.C.’s poverty reduction plan

The B.C. government's announcement to increase the minimum wage to $15/hour is good news for low-wage workers in B.C. but the long timeline will continue to keep workers in poverty for too long.

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Cariboo Pulp employees donate $2,500 to Voice for North Cariboo Seniors

The cash will go towards purchasing groceries for seniors in need

  • Feb 14th, 2018

DeHart: Three shops are better than one

Kelowna hotelier Maxine DeHart talks business in her weekly column

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Otter Co-op works for a bright future

95 years of strong growth and profit for co-operative's 50,000 members

Quesnel gets set for Home and Outdoor Adventure Show

Vendor registration for the event opened Feb. 2

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Vancouver remains Canada’s second priciest rental city: stats

Burnaby, Victoria, Kelowna and Abbotsford all made the list of 26 cities

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Saanich house only Canadian finalist in readers’ choice award

A West Saanich home is the only Canadian entry selected as a finalist in the 2018 Fine Homebuilding Readers' Choice Awards. Built by Horizon Pacific Contracting and designed by Coast + Beam Architecture, the home features a number of building innovations and was specially designed to meet the needs of an active family looking for a modern West Coast design. The home, titled Family-Centered Modern, is competing with nine other homes from throughout the United States.

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Email specialists riding the tech wave in Victoria

Company tackles common business challenge with innovative approaches

Chamber awards will honour “best of the best”

There's still time to nominate businesses for the People's Choice award

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Forbidden Brewing Company evicted over bitter lease dispute

The Westerly Hotel issued the nano-brewery with a "notice to terminate" on Feb. 8

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Mid Island Truck Auto RV shifts to high gear

Grand opening planned for Parksville dealership on March 3 will feature a new showroom

  • Feb 13th, 2018

New committee to control invasive plants

Thompson-Nicola Invasive Plant Management Committee to manage invasive plants within TNRD

  • Feb 12th, 2018

Sooke salt producer shaking up the market

Saltwest Naturals was launched in 2011 and is now one of the largest sea salt producers in Canada

  • Feb 12th, 2018

Abstract breaks ground on Bowker Collection

Ecole Willows Grade 5 class watches excavator tear down building at Bowker and Cadboro Bay

  • Feb 10th, 2018