Business

B.C. names new climate advisory panel

Merran Smith, Teck executive Marcia Smith co-chairs

Amazon gets 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

Submissions were due last week. Online retailer has said tax breaks and grants would be factors

Greens renew call for action on ride sharing

Claire Trevena blasted as ‘minister of taxis’ for delay

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New downtown Kelowna hotel unveiled
High Road: Coffee and chocolate
New casino opens its doors

Northern timber supply reduction less than it appears

Doug Donaldson must divide remaining supply after pine beetle

UPDATE: Pressure on John Horgan to protect taxi industry

Claire Trevena announces another study of Uber-style service

Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

B.C. salmon farm value growing rapidly

Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to release industry inspection data

B.C. marijuana dispensaries form independent group

‘Canada could run out of legal cannabis next July’

KurSpa in Vernon voted one of the best in BC

“If pure indulgence is what you’re looking for….”

  • Oct 12th, 2017

Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

“It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summer

Tourism industry in Kelowna and across the Thompson-Okanagan to address climate change challenges

Sears Canada asks court for permission to liquidate

Liquidation sales could start mid-October

Retail giants seize on pop-ups to woo millennials

Pop-up shops backed by big corporations now spring up like whack-a-moles

Two Okanagan boating businesses join forces

Rayburns Marine will merge with Martin Motor Sports as of January 2018

  • Oct 9th, 2017

Tim Hortons franchisee group files new lawsuit against parent company

Tim Hortons called the lawsuit “unfounded,” in a statement by its media relations team

Site C dam project to miss river diversion deadline

Delay to add $610 million, estimate now near $9 billion

Economist, union president named to Fair Wages Commission

B.C. Business Council vice-president also named to minimum wage panel

Environmental review checks for conflicts

Self-regulating a factor in Mount Polley, Shawnigan Lake