Business

Plans for pot shop in Sidney spark back to life

Changing provincial regulations could clear the way for Sidney’s first ever pot shop

Mowi’s B.C. salmon farms achieve environmental certification from independent watchdog

Aquaculture Steward Council certification complies with 500 sustainability and social measures

B.C.’s COVID-19 job recovery led by tourism, finance minister says

Okanagan a bright spot for in-province visitor economy

Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

Even though more people found jobs, more people were also looking for work, Stats Canada data shows

Longtime Vancouver Island fishing family hooks into local market over wholesale

Locally caught fish are scarce in fishing towns, an irony one Sointula family is working to change

Sale of Vancouver Island’s most remote pub falls through

Beloved Holberg pub and restaurant The Scarlet Ibis is back with previous owner

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Island tour operator keeps Indigenous culture alive through COVID-19 with virtual journeys

Campbell River based Homalco Tours is also in the process of setting up live cameras for bear viewing in Orford

Shoppers Drug Mart launches in-store virtual service at several B.C. stores

The service is now available in 12 rural B.C. communities and will expand province-wide in August

Hefty undeclared driver charges piling up, ICBC warns customers

Average extra penalty $2,971 after an at-fault accident

TV star’s family selling Vancouver Island Beach Resort

You can own Jason Priestley’s Terrace Beach Resort in Ucluelet for less than $5 million

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada increased in June

Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 15,006 units

Financial check ups more important than ever during turbulent times like these

It is always important to review your financial plan on a regular basis, but especially now, experts say

Van Isle Windows gives more than $40,000 to Island food banks

Company says they are fortunate to be able to give back to communities

Owners say loss of parking pushes businesses to the brink

New Penny Farthing patio ‘will be like New Orleans, or Las Vegas’

COVID-19: B.C. promotes video-activated services card

Mobile app allows easier video identity verification

B.C. homeowners plead for action on condo insurance crisis

Strata property fees growing bigger than mortgage payments

West Coast Vancouver Island builder earns four VIBE awards

Icon Developments owner Jamie Carson says collaboration is key.

B.C. highway widening job reduced, costs still up $61 million

Union-only project scales back work to widen Trans-Canada

B.C. extends income assistance exemption for COVID-19

Provincial program to match Ottawa’s CERB, student pay

Bank of Canada survey says business hiring plans remain muted due to pandemic

About one-third say they have used a federal wage subsidy to reduce or avoid layoffs