Business

People’s Soda earns Dragons’ seal of approval

Penticton entrepreneur Jason Cox entered the Dragons’ Den armed only with his craft soda

Trans Mountain pipeline cost hits $7.4 billion

Few oil shippers back out of commitments to use new line

New craft brewery hops on the scene

When John Kapusty’s tenant left, he hopped right on the chance to…

Home builders hand out Tommie gold

A sold out crowd of about 600 gathered for the 25th Anniversary of the Tommie Awards

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Premier, US ambassador ‘optimistic’ about softwood talks with Trump team

Ambassador David MacNaughton and B.C. trade representative David Emerson await Donald Trump administration's lumber trade position

Negotiators prepare for U.S. lumber talks

Two years trying engage U.S. government on softwood lumber trade have been frustrating, now bracing for Donald Trump administration

B.C. considers business sales tax relief

Finance Minister Mike de Jong considers giving up $160 million in provincial sales tax revenue added to business electricity bills

Premier shifts job focus to technology

Technology, climate innovation replace mines and natural gas in Premier Christy Clark's blueprint for B.C. growth

B.C. job growth confined to southwest

B.C. continues to lead the country in new job creation, but most areas of the province lost jobs in 2016

Lumber trade ‘injury’ claim upheld by U.S.

Softwood lumber dispute escalates as president-elect Donald Trump begins actions to protect American jobs

B.C. lowers cap on payday loan fees

Fee for short-term borrowing lowered to $17 per $100, a rate Public Safety Minister Mike Morris says is second lowest in Canada

Higher home values ring in 2017

B.c. property assessments are out, showing jump in Okanagan, South Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver

VIDEO: How to keep New Year’s resolutions without breaking the bank

Tips on turning over a new leaf in 2017 while staying within your budget

Specialty wood industry reaches out to world

#BCForestFuture series: Re-manufactured wood products have a global supply chain, and Asian markets are vital

Great Bear Rainforest protection takes effect Jan. 1

One third of region off limits to commercial logging, annual cut set at 2.5 million cubic metres per year

Asia imports up as U.S. targets B.C. lumber

#BCForestFuture series: Premier Christy Clark confident Donald Trump wants housing construction boom, needs B.C. lumber

Small is beautiful for northern mill owners

#BCForestFuture series: Nechako Lumber was B.C.'s first to sell lumber to Japan, and has led the way in dealing with mountain pine beetle

Indigenous forest industry looks to Pacific Rim

#BCForestFuture series: Carrier Sekani chief joins forest trade mission to Asia, where cultural ties and business are intertwined

B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

#BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China

Paradigm Mortgage, MNP honoured by CMHA Kelowna

Working with numbers might be the key to having a business that's great for empoyees' mental health.

  • Dec 6th, 2016