Business

A $5 million boost for Okanagan fruit growers

The Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund was announced to help update aging farming equipment, infrastructure

Trump considers global steel tariffs, potentially hitting Canada

Canada is the United States’ biggest supplier of both steel and aluminum

‘Supercluster’ tech groups to share up to $950M in federal cash

It’s part of a high-tech collaboration to foster growth and create jobs

Home sales in Canada dip to lowest level in 3 years: CREA

Canadian Real Estate Association says January activity was down in 75% of local markets

Everything you need to know about comfort animals on Canadian airlines

Air Canada only allows emotional support dogs, while WestJet accepts a much broader range

Forbidden Brewing Company evicted over bitter lease dispute

The Westerly Hotel issued the nano-brewery with a “notice to terminate” on Feb. 8

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Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing
Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary

Downtown Courtenay art gallery and paper store moving to online-only format

The South Hollow Gallery Leapenhi Paper store on Fifth Street is calling it quits later this month

Optimistic tone in B.C. business community

Concerns registered on housing affordability and tax increases

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Lululemon CEO exits after failing to meet conduct standards

Laurent Potdevin is also no longer on the Vancouver-based retailer’s board of directors

Black Press hosts career fair today in Comox

Event takes place at CFB Comox Military Family Resource Centre from 12–6 p.m.

  • Jan 29th, 2018

Alberta premier ramps up oil pipeline battle with B.C.

No more electricity discussions with B.C., Rachel Notley says

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

‘He will be much missed and warmly remembered by his family and IKEA staff all around the world’

2018 Vancouver Island Business Awards honour industry-leading companies

Island retailer Dodd’s Furniture, Saanich-based Balance Home Cleaning named businesses of year

Annual pace of inflation slows as the price of gasoline levels out

Consumer price index for the final month of 2017 was up 1.9 per cent, officials say