Business

Nanaimo chamber receives B.C. Chamber of Commerce award

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce lauded for community engagement, night market

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered

Of the 340 companies included in the analysis, only 19 were run by women

Municipalities protest after B.C. declares marijuana crops ‘farm use’

UBCM president seeks answers in letter to John Horgan government

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Cost jumps 35% for Trans-Canada Highway widening in B.C.

Revelstoke-area stretch first awarded under new union deal

B.C. NDP using ‘sledge hammer’ on contract employers, business group says

Labour code expands union succession rights for food, security, janitorial, bus services

Air Canada stock hits new high on news of exclusive talks to buy Transat AT

Transat shares rose about 15 per cent to $12.14 while Air Canada stock gained nearly three per cent to $40

Company that owns Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons chains is expanding

Tim Hortons is now testing Beyond Meat sausage patties in Canada

B.C. Hydro powering up for more electric vehicle charging demand

Federal, provincial incentives reach $10,000 for new zero-emission cars

McDonald’s introduces Nanaimo bar McFlurry

Frozen treat available for limited time as part of Great Canadian Tastes promotion

U.S. targets $300 billion of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

It’s a reaction to Trump’s surprise move to impose punitive duties on $200 billion of Chinese imports

Woodfibre LNG developer buys Calgary-based natural gas producer

Pacific Oil & Gas says it has struck a cash deal to buy Canbriam Energy Inc.

B.C.’s new union rules could create ‘battle zone’ in big construction

Raids expected as independent unions begin work on pipelines, LNG

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs

Uber and Lyft drivers strike across the U.S.

Ride-hailing drivers expose financial unrest before Uber IPO

HBC to pay $4.5M to close deceptive pricing probe: Competition Bureau

The bureau took legal action against the retailer in 2017

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Google promises a smarter and smaller AI assistant

The assistant will be able to book cars and tickets using online forms on Android phones

WestJet profit up as concerns linger over 737 Max grounding and Swoop

Rivalries have spawned a predatory pricing investigation into WestJet and Swoop by Canada’s watchdog

B.C. unions expect membership gains from labour code changes

NDP government still considering response to ‘gig economy’ trend

Max 8 grounding hitting Air Canada’s bottom line despite a strong quarter

Canada’s largest airline cancelled a total of 8,000 flights last quarter