Business

Air service a necessity for rural communities like Penticton: MLA Dan Ashton

The Penticton MLA expressed his concern about Air Canada's announced suspension of flights

  • Dec 19, 2020

Shuswap retailers see strong demand for Nordic ski gear, inventory shortages

Surge in interest attributed to COVID-19 restrictions and demand for safe recreation

South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ reinvented as a film facility

With redevelopment on hold, building has also been a venue for paranormal and historic tours

Wages to increase in 2021 for seasonal farm workers

Canadian government has regulations in place for those hiring seasonal help

  • Dec 18, 2020

A taste of Italy is coming to Penticton

Caffe d'Italia, a new authentic Italian cafe on Main Street, is preparing for opening day

  • Dec 18, 2020

Shuswap retailers see strong demand for Nordic ski gear, inventory shortages

Surge in interest attributed to COVID-19 restrictions and demand for safe recreation

Vancouver Island’s iconic British Bobby Restaurant falls victim to COVID-19

Owner John St John says Parksville business will close on Feb. 13, 2021

  • Dec 18, 2020

Vernon coffee shop bid for patio space curbed

Triumph wanted to expand into accessible stall but was denied

Push on to revive decades-dormant North Saanich shellfish harvest

Contamination from septic systems a major hurdle facing Pauquachin First Nation

  • Dec 17, 2020

It could be a good Boxing Day for Langley merchants

Online shopping and a closed U.S. border could mean more business for local stores

Mind Over Matter: Vernon entrepreneur creates motivational rock climbing gear

Catherine Pitura's Mind Tools are designed to help climbers tap into the power of positive thinking

  • Dec 17, 2020

UPDATE: Salmon Arm kids Christmas shopping event cancelled

Fundraiser was to take place Dec. 16 to 18 at Centenoka Park Mall

Parksville business to give away 15 mattresses for Christmas

M&N Mattress and Sofa Shop owners give back to community

  • Dec 17, 2020

North Okanagan coffee shop’s bid for patio space curbed

Triumph wanted to expand into accessible stall but was denied

  • Dec 17, 2020

Seabridge buys Snowfields gold deposit from Pretivm

The proximity of the deposit to Mitchell greatly simplifies the planning process, Seabridge said.

  • Dec 17, 2020

Budget officer says federal wage-subsidy program may cost more this year than planned

Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux's office says the figure for this year could be closer to $85.5 billion

  • Dec 16, 2020

VantageOne open while Vernon workers on strike

Two branches previously closed due to job action have reopened

  • Dec 16, 2020