Business

BUSINESS BEAT: New shops bringing fresh looks to Port Alberni

From sneakers to screenprinting to barbering, new stores mean opportunity

  • Sep 22, 2021

B.C. seeks more input on paid sick leave in COVID-19 pandemic

Temporary three-day leave expires at end of 2021

Liberals to face pressure to move quickly on fiscal plan as fourth wave hits economy

Analyst: Liberals are unlikely to start reining in spending with the pandemic ongoing

  • Sep 22, 2021

Place of healing: Salmon Arm acupuncturist opens new practice in Old Courthouse

Melanie McLeod discovered acupuncture while working with the Vancouver Canucks

Sale of Saanich Peninsula estate breaks Greater Victoria price record

Agent says sale of the $22.75 million estate shows an increased demand in luxury properties

  • Sep 21, 2021

UBC Investment Management Trust invests $120M in reduced carbon investment fund

Assets represent about five per cent of UBC's endowment

  • Sep 20, 2021

Mercer Celgar employee receives industry award

Fabian Glowalla was recognized with an Innovation Award from Canada's forest products sector.

  • Sep 20, 2021

CEO believes Central Saanich’s Redlen can hit $1 billion in revenue after purchase by Canon

Glenn Bindley also predicts that company will boost region's high-tech reputation

  • Sep 19, 2021

Prospera pitches in $50,000 to Options’ affordable-housing campaign

Occupancy of 100-unit project in Surrey slated for mid-2023

Cannabis company growing with Vernon plant

Avant Brands latest venture involves 60,000-square foot cultivation facility

Sooke chamber gets mixed opinions in survey on vaccine passports

Online poll finds businesses, consumers see issue of implementation slightly differently

  • Sep 17, 2021

Saanich apparel company shifts into higher gear as India manufacturer moves to for-profit model

Joyye focuses on providing sustainable employment for all genders

  • Sep 17, 2021

Langley chamber celebrates creating community, marks 90th anniversary

In addition to advocating for locals, chamber has long honoured its members

  • Sep 17, 2021

Salmon Arm chamber survey shows reluctance among membership to enforce vaccine passport

Respondents concerned for employees being shouldered with responsibility of enforcement

Salmon Arm chamber survey shows reluctance among membership to enforce vaccine passport

Respondents concerned for employees being shouldered with responsibility of enforcement

Homes listed for sale in Metro Vancouver have fallen to lows not seen since 2016

New home built during the pandemic, with a specific focus on projects for the rental market

  • Sep 16, 2021

Alberta business groups want more clarity around new COVID-19 restrictions

Lack of program details the latest pandemic challenge for province's small business owners

  • Sep 16, 2021

Chamber’s accomplishments of note

As business advocates, the Langley chamber has achieved much through the years

  • Sep 15, 2021

Envision helps fight ID theft and hunger in Langley

Shredding event runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Willoughby this Saturday

  • Sep 15, 2021

UPDATED: Inflation rate rises to 4.1 per cent in August, highest since 2003

StatCan says higher gasoline and housing prices fueled much of the rise

  • Sep 15, 2021