Business

Voting open for 2018 Nanaimo Business Awards

Annual awards gala takes place April 26 at Port Theatre in Nanaimo

Tim Hortons, franchisees spat over $700M plan to reno many locations

New restaurants will have lighter, more natural looking exteriors and open-concept seating

Canada’s greenhouse gas targets few and far away

B.C. missing original 2020 target, needs big reduction by 2030

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive
Shopper sad about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales

Tilray announces intention to be medical marijuana supplier to Pharmasave

Tilray enters into letter of intent, subject to regulation changes

Uber self-driving crash video calls safety, rules into question

Experts say footage shows that vehicle’s sensors should have spotted pedestrian, initiated braking

Annual inflation rate rises to 2.2% for its fastest pace since fall 2014

Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in February was up 2.2 per cent compared with a year ago

Where Canadians buy real estate abroad: report

Hot Spots: Top 30 home-buying destinations for Canadians in the Americas

B.C. NDP offers tax breaks to jumpstart LNG Canada in Kitimat

‘We’re not giving away more money,’ Premier John Horgan says

B.C.-pioneered wood construction on a roll internationally

Washington state considers mandatory engineered wood for public buildings

Privacy watchdog to explore Facebook leak

Canadian expert says his analytics company helped Trump campaign capitalize on private Facebook info

B.C. can learn from Washington’s wine industry growth

Winery owner cites importance of industry collaboration

Green Gov. Jay Inslee opposes Trans Mountain, quietly

Washington uses same pipeline, Alaska tankers for petroleum industry

Woman struck and killed by self-driving Uber vehicle

Ride-hailing company suspends all road-testing of such vehicles in U.S. and Canada

  • Mar 19th, 2018

Grocers collaborate on new local food awareness initiative

Watch for ‘Island Good’ signs at grocers throughout Vancouver island

  • Mar 19th, 2018

Progress on fixing Phoenix pay system backlog could be short-lived: Ottawa

Feds have said they won’t try to recover money overpaid until all outstanding issues are fixed

Manufacturing sales fell 1.0 per cent in January: Statistics Canada

Motor vehicle, aerospace and primary metal industries lead drop in manufacturing sales

Latest U.S. government duty decision alleges newsprint ‘dumping’

‘We will not be pushed around,’ says BC Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston

Business groups call for payroll tax to be cancelled

NDP government under fire for ‘double dipping’ employer health tax

Premier John Horgan vows union public construction (with video)

Pattullo bridge replacement marks return to ‘project labour agreements’

Canadian internet users looking more beyond Google and Facebook: report

Facebook, FB Messenger, YouTube, Google Search and Google Maps top 5 most used apps