Business

Save-On-Foods fills up the pantry of Jeneece Place

Retailer stocks up kitchen of local facility for the fourth straight year

Victoria breakfast icon is shutting its doors

Floyd’s Diner is closing its Quadra and Yates streets location

99 years young: BC-grown store looks forward to building on long history

Buckerfield’s reflects on decades of feed, farm and garden supply before opening brand new store

  • Feb 5, 2018

Alberta’s oil refinery request prompts renewed interest in Kitimat plan

Publisher David Black pitches Rachel Notley on B.C. coast option

VIATEC’s 2018 “Startup of the Year” heads to Vegas for global spotlight

Victoria-based boat security company Barnacle Systems set for Consumer Electronics Show

Canfor Corp. extending temporary curtailment of sawmills in B.C.; cutting hours

Vancouver-based company says the decision is due to declining lumber prices, high log costs and log supply constraints

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Coast Hotel and workers reach tentative deal

Deal between hotel chain and union representing Nanaimo, Victoria workers reached early Friday

Facebook reveals bug gave apps unauthorized access to 6.8 million users’ photos

It’s believed up to 1,500 apps built by 876 developers had access to Facebook Stories, private photos

Lower-than-expected parcel volumes helping cut into backlog, says Canada Post

The Crown corporation says that’s largely because it is taking in fewer holiday parcels than expected

Tilray names several former politicians to international advisory board

Many former politicians and political operatives have made a foray into the legal pot industry

British Columbians saw their paycheques shrink in September

Average weekly earnings dropped to $978.10 in September, but year-to-year earnings rose 2.2 per cent

Oak Bay hotel spreads Christmas cheer with food and entertainment

Oak Bay Beach Hotel hosts Christmas and New Years events

Coast Hotel issues lockout notice, emergency mediation coming

Lockout would affect Coast Hotels in Nanaimo, Victoria and Prince George

Cranberry fields not forever in British Columbia

Canadians consumed 2.6 kilograms fresh cranberries in 2016, but industry faces challenges

Cluster of convenience coming to Millstream and Treanor in Langford

Residential and commercial development to be completed in three phases

  • Dec 11, 2018

B.C. lumber industry trade mission still has high hopes for China

Forests Minister Doug Donaldson cut short trip after Japan, Korea stops

Canadians spent $1.7 billion dollars online in December 2016

Online retail sales accounted for 3.4 per cent of total retail sales

Craigdarroch Castle among winners at Victoria’s Commercial Building Awards

Winners have been announced from the 27th annual competition from the Victoria business community

A visit with the south Island’s only commercial poinsettia producer

Hilltop Greenhouses in Saanich grows 100,000 poinsettias a year

Canadians drank almost eight million litres of eggnog in 2016

According to Statistics Canada, 5.2 million litres were drank in December 2016 alone