Business

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

Frankie’s fried chicken fingers in Comox have family touch

Couple took inspiration for recipe from father’s holiday dish

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New entertainment bus hits the roads in the Comox Valley

A local transportation company has teamed up with Valley establishments to provide…

  • Aug 1, 2019

B.C. raising highway maintenance standards for winter driving

Major routes to be ‘bare pavement’ 24 hours after snowfall

Ride-hailing company Kater ready to launch in B.C. as soon as rules permit

Vancouver-based firm to add traditional ride-hailing across Metro Vancouver by this fall

Should dogs be allowed in pubs? This Nova Scotian brewer thinks do

Ian Lawson, co-owner of Brightwood Brewery: ‘We believe dogs are family members’

B.C. businesses await worker compensation overhaul

Cost, ‘gender-based analysis’ among employer concerns

Dried cannabis sales see gains of 7% in May, oil sales climb 19%

Unfinished inventory of dried flower rose 21.7 per cent since April to 224,037 kilograms at the end of May

Freedom Mobile answers rivals’ recent moves with limited-time offer of free phone

Freedom says its current Absolute Zero promotion is a game changer

Indigenous bidder kicks off ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain route

Project Reconciliation says the tour will begin in Kamloops in mid-August

Weather Network’s anti-meat video ‘doesn’t reflect true story’: cattle ranchers

At issue is the video’s suggestion that cutting back on meat consumption could help save the planet

LL Bean poised to open 1st store in Canada

Store will open in Oakville Place, just outside of Toronto

Marine tourism a driving force for Vancouver Island’s economy

State of the Island Economic Summit takes place Oct. 23-24

  • Jul 20, 2019

Comox Valley winery marks five years of ‘clean, ethical’ wines

40 Knots making the move toward biodynamic certification of its wines

Tax take stays ahead of increased B.C. government spending

Tax revenue $2.1 billion higher than budget in 2018-19

B.C. government seeks advice on reviving Interior forest industry

Public website opens as meetings start with community leaders

Island exports focus of keynote at Economic Summit in Nanaimo

Peter Hall, vice president and chief economist with (EDC) is one of four keynote speakers

  • Jul 17, 2019

New home cost dips in B.C.’s large urban centres

Victoria, Kelowna, Vancouver prices decline from last year