Business

Feds to give dairy farmers $1.75B to compensate for impact of trade deals

About half of the country’s 11,000 dairy producers are in Quebec

CRTC lowers wholesale broadband rates to boost competition among providers

CRTC announcement was welcomed by the Canadian Network Operators Consortium

VIDEO: Dashcams are ‘unbiased witness’ when bad things happen to good drivers

The cameras sell for between $200 and $500, and are becoming increasingly popular

Bistro puts food in bellies, smiles on faces in Courtenay

Tough circumstances prompted Colin Zarecki to do what he loves

Canadian Real Estate Association reports home sales climbed higher in July

The national average price of a home sold in July was just under $499,000

Big construction projects to drive big migration to B.C. in 2020

Forestry, housing to slow growth, says credit union forecast

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Commercial/residential complex under construction in West Courtenay

Newport Village Courtenay is a three-building project of mixed commercial and residential…

  • Aug 14, 2019

Employer groups drop out of WorkSafeBC review in protest

NDP government’s reviewer ‘biased, exceeding mandate’

B.C. repaying fees after national building code access made free

Refunds going to nearly 5,000 people who paid since last fall

Feds to fund Indigenous energy projects in B.C. and Alberta

Projects could include creation of business plans, training programs or engagement forums

Jim Pattison takeover offer ‘non-binding,’ Canfor cautions investors

B.C. billionaire already big shareholder in forest industry

Lyft to launch ride-hailing in Lower Mainland before end of year

B.C. government has set Sept. 3 as date that ride-hailing companies can apply to enter market

New members join North Island College Foundation board

The North Island College Foundation board is welcoming two new members and…

  • Aug 9, 2019

Insurance firms urged to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline

Activists point to institutions’ support of Paris climate change agreement and Indigenous rights

Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative hosting forum in Courtenay

The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative (VICIC) is hosting the first of…

  • Aug 13, 2019

B.C. industry warns of labour shortage, increased regulation

Finance committee gets advice for 2020 provincial budget

Square brings new checkout device to Canada as competition in sector increases

Square’s white plastic device, called the Terminal, replaces the physical keypad design with a glass touch screen

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid to stop sale to Air Canada, files complaint with regulator

Group Mach hopes to secure “at least” 6.9 million Class B shareholders at a cost of about $97 million

North Island College’s electronics technician program adds apprenticeship training

Students in North Island College’s Electronics Technician Core certificate will get two…

  • Aug 4, 2019

Sale of B.C. hydroelectric project boosts Fortis Q2 profit to $720 million

The electric and gas utility company’s revenue was $1.97 billion