Business

Provincial program paved way for Courtenay door business

Mohamed Awad first went into the door business about 15 years ago…

First ride-hailing licence approved in B.C.

Tofino company approved to operate in Lower Mainland, Whistler and parts of Vancouver Island

Comox instructor offering yoga designed specifically for cancer patients and survivors

“Cancer steals your breath, yoga gives it back.” Tari Prinster, who is…

  • Dec 16, 2019
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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
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November home sales, prices up from year-ago mark, Canadian group says

Average price was around $404,000 – outside of the greater Toronto and Vancouver areas

U.K. company to buy Cineplex, Canada’s largest theatre chain, for $2.8B

Cineworld says it’s the second-largest cinema business in the world, by number of screens

Swoop airlines adds three destinations in 2020 – Victoria, Kamloops, San Diego

Low-fair subsidiary of WestJet Airlines brings new destinations in April 2020

Aid a priority for idled Vancouver Island loggers, John Horgan says

Steelworkers, Western Forest Products returning to mediation

McKinnon joins Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North team

Karen McKinnon has joined Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North (Habitat VIN)…

  • Dec 13, 2019

Comox cannabis retail outlet expects edibles in time for last-minute Christmas shoppers

Coast Range Cannabis hopeful for Christmas Eve launch date of cannabis 2.0 products

  • Dec 12, 2019

Comox Valley Connector making streets safer during holiday season

The Comox Valley Connector is back for the festive season. Ambassador Transportation…

  • Dec 12, 2019

Canada’s maple syrup production reaches record high while honey output drops

Statistics Canada says the maple syrup harvest rose by 34.8 per cent to a record 60 million litres

Laid-off forest workers converge on B.C. legislature

Loggers call for action on strike, provincial stumpage

Millennial Money: How procrastinators can win at gift-giving

It’s down to the wire, but there are still methods to save money on your last-minute holiday purchases

Strata rental bans escape B.C. speculation tax through 2021, Carole James says

Vacant home tax won’t apply to cabins accessible only by water

Backlash to Peloton ad could boost exercise equipment maker’s sales, experts say

The controversial video received about 20,000 downvotes on Peloton’s YouTube channel

Comox’s Diamond uses the brain for healing patients

Patients often facing PTSD, insomnia, anxiety, concussions or attention-deficit challenges

Economy lost 71,200 jobs in November, unemployment rate climbs to 5.9%

Jobless rate is at its highest since August 2018, when it hit 6%

Kingfisher Resort unveils spectacular winter light display

A must this winter season is the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa’s…

  • Dec 5, 2019

Cannabis ice cream? Province prepares for B.C. Bud edibles

Mike Farnworth’s special police unit takes down dispensaries

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent

The Bank of Canada said there is early evidence that the global economy is stabilizing