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New year, new changes for home biz association

New year, new changes for home biz association

A new year brings a few new meeting changes for the Comox Valley Home-Based Business Association (CVHBBA).
B.C. Liberals woo coastal loggers

B.C. Liberals woo coastal loggers

Home sales price fell in 2010 in Comox Valley

The average sale price of Comox Valley homes in 2010 fell five per cent, according to Multiple Listing Service figures released by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB).

PGA trade show features Swinkey

Brian Benedictson is teeing up his Swinkey golf training aid for all to see at the 58th annual PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 27-29 in Orlando, Fla.
Coastal loggers to quiz candidates

Coastal loggers to quiz candidates

Province’s natural gas industry growing

B.C.’s natural gas industry enjoyed increases in investment, market share, and wells drilled, boosting the province’s economic recovery in 2010.
B.C. construction industry optimistic

B.C. construction industry optimistic

British Columbia’s Open Shop construction companies are cautiously optimistic about the coming year, and the prospects for increased activity and additional hiring.

CFIB highlights Red Tape Week

To officially launch Canada’s second Red Tape Awareness Week, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released the Red Tape Diaries, a collection of firsthand accounts detailing the frustration Canadian small business owners face as a result of excessive government regulation and red tape.
New auctioneer takes mic

New auctioneer takes mic

Taking the mic in her own hands, Joanne Carson, owner of JC Auction Sales Inc., will be the auctioneer for her new business later this month.

New producer hired to operate Filberg Festival

The new producer of the Filberg Festival has more than 25 years of experience staging major events and promotions, says the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park Association.