Business

B.C. lumber industry trade mission still has high hopes for China

Forests Minister Doug Donaldson cut short trip after Japan, Korea stops

99 years young: BC-grown store looks forward to building on long history

Buckerfield’s reflects on decades of feed, farm and garden supply before opening brand new store

  • Feb 5, 2018

Flair Airlines flight attendants issue 72-hour strike notice

Union representing 139 flight attendants said notice comes after both sides failed to reach agreement this week

Shoppers Drug Mart granted licence to sell medical marijuana online

Shoppers was granted a medical marijuana producer licence in September, after applying in October 2016

Canadians spent $1.7 billion dollars online in December 2016

Online retail sales accounted for 3.4 per cent of total retail sales

Craigdarroch Castle among winners at Victoria’s Commercial Building Awards

Winners have been announced from the 27th annual competition from the Victoria business community

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive

Oil producers from around the world join forces and cut production again

Oil producers have been under pressure to reduce production following a sharp fall in oil prices

A visit with the south Island’s only commercial poinsettia producer

Hilltop Greenhouses in Saanich grows 100,000 poinsettias a year

Canadians drank almost eight million litres of eggnog in 2016

According to Statistics Canada, 5.2 million litres were drank in December 2016 alone

Update: Bank of Canada holds interest rate at 1.75%

Dip in monthly GDP and lower-than-expected oil prices have dampened growth expectations

Gluts, price differential: 6 things to know about Canada’s oil-price gap

Alberta says about 190,000 barrels of raw crude oil and bitumen are being produced each day that can’t be shipped out

Teck sells 30 per cent stake in Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 to Sumitomo for US$1.2B

Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 is a massive undeveloped copper project in Chile

Canadian exports of Christmas trees are real and they are spectacular

But Canadians also imported fake Christmas trees worth $61 million in 2016

Lake Louise ski resort to appeal $2.1M fine for chopping down endangered trees

Two charges were laid under the Species at Risk Act and the Canada National Parks Act

Admitted to taking down endangered trees: Lake Louise ski resort to be sentenced

A total of 132 trees were removed, but the actual number of endangered whitebark pine has been disputed

B.C., Alberta drop in oil and gas investment ranking

Global survey puts nine U.S. states in top 10

Highest condo sale in Victoria fetches $10.79M

Customs House penthouse eclipses previous $7M sale in same building

Non-profits, local governments invited to replace Greyhound

Eight B.C. highways still have no bus service offers