Business

Billionaire enters deal with developer over James Island near Sidney

Article from Arizona-based developer indicates partnership with Craig McCaw

Freedom Mobile answers rivals’ recent moves with limited-time offer of free phone

Freedom says its current Absolute Zero promotion is a game changer

Indigenous bidder kicks off ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain route

Project Reconciliation says the tour will begin in Kamloops in mid-August

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Weather Network’s anti-meat video ‘doesn’t reflect true story’: cattle ranchers

At issue is the video’s suggestion that cutting back on meat consumption could help save the planet

LL Bean poised to open 1st store in Canada

Store will open in Oakville Place, just outside of Toronto

11 Island restaurants offer some of Canada’s most scenic dining

Open Table compiled the list by reviews from diners between June 1, 2018 and May 31 of this year

  • Jul 22, 2019

Langford’s Westin Bear Mountain hotel sold to Island businessman and entrepreneur

Ecoasis will maintain responsibility of golf and tennis operations and developable lands

Tax take stays ahead of increased B.C. government spending

Tax revenue $2.1 billion higher than budget in 2018-19

B.C. government seeks advice on reviving Interior forest industry

Public website opens as meetings start with community leaders

Dormant Chemainus Foods building soon to be revived

Market expected to bring new life to the downtown core

Parksville not ready for waterfront skyscrapers — yet

IAG Developments go back to drawing board after high-rise application deferred by council

Vancouver Island Western Forest Products strike gets “hot”

Federation of Labour supports striking WFP workers with ‘hot edict’; sides argue over mediation

Victoria businesses remain plastic-bag free, despite court ruling

Business association says no one has inquired into re-establishing the use of plastic bags

South Island’s Deep Cove Chalet set to re-open following fire

North Saanich eatery says July 24 will be ‘business as normal’ following rebuild

New home cost dips in B.C.’s large urban centres

Victoria, Kelowna, Vancouver prices decline from last year

Island exports focus of keynote at Economic Summit in Nanaimo

Peter Hall, vice president and chief economist with (EDC) is one of four keynote speakers

  • Jul 15, 2019

ICBC insurance renewals get more complicated this year

Crash history, driver risk prompt more reporting requirements

Saanich entrepreneur finds company caught in global crossfire

Alistair Vigier, chief executive officer of Clear Way Law, had to scale back operations in China

Statistics Canada warns of ‘deteriorating market conditions’ in Greater Victoria

Housing prices dropped 0.4 per cent in May 2019, according to Statistics Canada

First Nations to own portion of northern B.C. coal terminal as Canada divests

Canada sells 90 per cent of Prince Rupert’s Ridley Island Terminal