Business

Energy sector helps boost stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets push higher

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 29.12 points at 15,671.22

Skilled worker shortage hangs over B.C. industrial growth

Construction, forest industry struggle to hold workforce

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Homeless poet sheds insight about street population
Vernon hockey tournament creates cross-border friendships
Earth Strike protested in Vernon
Man in custody after fatal suspected shooting in Vernon

Coldstream business offers Pet First Aid course

Crate Escape Dog Adventures is hosting the 10-hour Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid Sunday, Feb. 24 in Vernon.

Nearly $478,000 in B.C. exchange’s crypto-coins gone, court hears

A report from Ernst & Young says QuadrigaCX is unable to access funds in insolvency case

Vernon’s top young business professionals named

Chamber, KPMG announce second round of Top 20 Under 40

Shuswap moonshine distillery nabs silver medal

Sicamous’ After Dark Distillery recognized for their gin and vodka by Artisan Distillers Canada

Ethics watchdog probes alleged PMO interference in SNC-Lavalin case

Trudeau’s aides are alleged to have lobbied against the public prosecutor pursuing criminal charges

Bankruptcy judge gives Sears another chance

The company’s corporate parent had 687 stores and 68,000 employees before filing for bankruptcy

ICBC expecting $1.18 billion annual loss as new injury caps take effect

Injury lawyers ramping up opposition to minor injury tribunal

Apple releases update to stop FaceTime eavesdropping

A bug had allowed callers to activate another person’s microphone remotely

Canada’s housing market ‘vulnerable’ even as Toronto cools: CMHC

Organization says it’s the tenth straight quarter with this assessment

Budding North Okanagan businesses sought for Enterprize challenge

Deadline looming for entrepreneurs interested in $35,000 in support

B.C. Hydro’s $5.5 billion in deferred debt puts pressure on rates

Auditor General says 29 accounts a complicated system

Toronto stock market edges higher, while U.S. stocks fall; loonie down

Canadian dollar traded for 75.87 cents US compared with an average of 76.14 cents US Tuesday

South Okanagan distilleries among Canada’s best

Four distilleries win awards at Canada’s only national spirit competition

CN Rail infrastructure workers receive 14 per cent wage increase

Workers will also get a $1,000 signing bonus, improved benefits

Canada’s Sunrise Records to buy failing HMV

Most jobs will be saved, though 27 stores will close immediately

Province putting B.C. Place naming rights back on market

Deal with Telus mysteriously died under B.C. Liberal government

General Motors moving ahead with salaried job cuts

GM Canada spokeswoman expects “modest” number of other salaried reductions