Business

Canada’s maple syrup production reaches record high while honey output drops

Statistics Canada says the maple syrup harvest rose by 34.8 per cent to a record 60 million litres

Laid-off forest workers converge on B.C. legislature

Loggers call for action on strike, provincial stumpage

Victoria shuttle service aims to use cruise ship waste as fuel

Pacific Northwest Transportation Services wants to have a zero emission fleet by 2026

Millennial Money: How procrastinators can win at gift-giving

It’s down to the wire, but there are still methods to save money on your last-minute holiday purchases

Strata rental bans escape B.C. speculation tax through 2021, Carole James says

Vacant home tax won’t apply to cabins accessible only by water

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Striking loggers get space at North Island Mall

Space gives union members a Port Hardy base of operations to collect donations, talk to public

Backlash to Peloton ad could boost exercise equipment maker’s sales, experts say

The controversial video received about 20,000 downvotes on Peloton’s YouTube channel

Vancouver Island Motorsports Circuit pulls application, headed to court

North Cowichan says Monday’s public hearing will go ahead anyway

Economy lost 71,200 jobs in November, unemployment rate climbs to 5.9%

Jobless rate is at its highest since August 2018, when it hit 6%

Concern grows as deadline looms for major downtown Nanaimo hotel development

PEG Developments say they’re pushing to break ground before Dec. 31 deadline

Up to 1,500 new rental units proposed for Victoria

More than a million square feet of rental units proposed for downtown Yates Street development

Parksville says high-traffic area no place for a car wash

Councillor also voices concern 24-hour operation could be disruptive to nearby nursing home

Kingfisher Resort unveils spectacular winter light display

Visit Comox Valley resort’s lighted garden free of charge over the holiday season

  • Dec 8, 2019

Mid-Island mill closes, approximately 50 workers lose their jobs

Family-owned Errington operation was open for 30 years

Cannabis ice cream? Province prepares for B.C. Bud edibles

Mike Farnworth’s special police unit takes down dispensaries

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent

The Bank of Canada said there is early evidence that the global economy is stabilizing

B.C. craft cannabis growers wind through layers of government

‘Farmgate’ sales eyed by Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth

“Considering options:” Firm pulls back on massive Alberni pot plantation proposal

Wild Coast Canna looks for new location for micro-cultivation cannabis facility

‘B.C. bud’ cannabis still underground, John Horgan hopes to rescue it

Legal marijuana mostly from out of province, not selling well