Business

San Group announces plans to build new sawmill in Port Alberni

San Group has purchased 25 acres of Catalyst Paper land for expansion

Grow ops left in legal weeds

“I think people are going to get a big surprise that it’s not going to change things much.”

Money Monitor: Should you switch to a fixed-rate mortgage?

BMO’s Omar Abouzaher outlines the pros and cons of both types of mortgages

Greater Vernon Chamber celebrates small business week

Small businesses are at the heart of a strong and vibrant economy in the North Okanagan.

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Concussion treatment clinic opens in Kelowna

Unique Okanagan health service initiated by BrainTrust Canada

Carole James avoids questions on B.C.’s payroll tax (with video)

Green MLA Adam Olsen cites huge tax increase for local business

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Backpack maker Herschel on the company's expansion

Automated cars could kill wide range of jobs, federal documents say

Internal government documents show that more than one million jobs could be lost to automated vehicles, with ripple effects far beyond the likeliest professions.

Plunging lumber prices hurt B.C. business

Interfor cutting back B.C. Interior production as lumber prices plunge

Okanagan woman creates yoga pants of positivity

Graphic designer Kristina Benson combines her two passions: yoga and art.

B.C. farm markets look to expand tourist trail program

Coupons give low-income people access to fresh produce

B.C.’s subsidized electric vehicle sales gaining speed

Vehicle ’luxury tax’ lands on work pickups, MLAs reminded

Toronto-based beauty brand closes doors citing ‘criminal activity’

Deciem founder abruptly shutters stores until further notice

ANALYSIS: Tax breaks costing B.C. treasury $7 billion a year

Home owners grant now goes to people with $1.65M houses

Vancity online banking remains down for 3rd day

Credit union has ruled out hacking and data breaches as reasons for outage but cause still unknown

Skis to adorn Vernon coffee shop walls

Skevik and Triumph raising funds for Vernon’s Silver Star Freestyle Ski Club

Pot producer Sun Pharm changes name to Zenabis

The move to create Zenabis Global Inc. is part of a reverse takeover

B.C. business makes a mint on cannabis extraction equipment

Vitalis Extraction Technology first in Canada cannabis industry to earn ASME certification

North Okanagan residential sales dip, prices rise

Despite average prices rising, OMREB says market transitioning to more equal for buyers and sellers

Canadian Super Bowl ads could play during NFL championship game

New trade deal could result in resumption of Canadian Super Bowl ads

It’s more than a workout, it’s about community

SpinCo in Kelowna claims their exercises classes are more about fun and friends

  • Oct 3rd, 2018