Business

North American stock markets slip lower, loonie up against U.S. dollar

The Canadian dollar traded for 75.67 cents US

  • Nov 18, 2019

Vancouver Island business awards nomination deadline looms

Nov. 22 deadline for nominations in 17 categories

  • Nov 18, 2019

Snapshot: Pokemon trainers

Sanctuary Games owners Aaron Soltys and Anup Hazuria teach young Pokemon fans and card collectors how to play the game during the downtown Salmon Arm store's opening weekend on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Flavours abound at soft open for hard Coldstream cidery

Tony's Craft Cidery is open for free taste tests all month, will have grand opening next spring

  • Nov 17, 2019

Untrending: Apps in the mindfulness field

Quest for calmness is a growing one.

  • Nov 17, 2019

Personal health scare inspires Sidney’s newest gym

Arne Jackson said the scare was a 'wake-up call'

  • Nov 17, 2019

Get pampered while supporting mental health initiatives at Unwrap the Glam Gala

Hudson's Bay raises funds at glamourous annual event

  • Nov 16, 2019

New photo gallery snaps into Sidney with a peak

Al Kohut says new downtown gallery aims to develop greater appreciation for photography

  • Nov 16, 2019

Nanaimo service station first in B.C. to be part of Petro-Canada’s ‘electric highway’

EV charge stations started operating last month at service station at Terminal and Princess Royal

49th Parallel invests in their employees leadership potential

49th has sponsored 22 employees to go through the Leadership Vancouver Island program

  • Nov 16, 2019

North Island College to offer free menstrual products

NIC and North Island Students' Union partnering on the initiative

  • Nov 15, 2019

CREA: national home sales up 12.9% in October compared with last year

Greater Vancouver's composite index price was down 6.4 per cent from a year ago to $994,900

  • Nov 15, 2019

Ecofish founder receives provincial honour

Award was given at Generate Conference earlier this month

  • Nov 15, 2019

A local way to buy your next car: Today’s Drive

Black Press Media's new auto listings site has thousands of new and used vehicles available near you

  • Nov 15, 2019

Survey launched to gauge Comox Valley business climate

The survey is a short pulse survey conducted by phone with a sample of 200 local business leaders.

  • Nov 14, 2019

Business savy volunteers sought in North Okanagan

Community Futures looking for members to join advisory panel, board and loans committee

Business savy volunteers sought in North Okanagan

Community Futures looking for members to join advisory panel, board and loans committee

Penticton bartender recognized in national cocktail book

Four bartenders from Kelowna and one from Penticton are recognzied in Great Northern Coocktails

VIDEO: Kelowna brew pub opens new tasting room

Dan Taylor takes a tour of BNA's renovated tasting room

  • Nov 14, 2019

Victoria’s cocktail king releases book on best bartenders in Canada

Four bartenders from Kelowna and one from Penticton are recognzied in Great Northern Coocktails

  • Nov 14, 2019