Business

Canada’s softwood lumber exports to U.S. down

Softwood exports to U.S. down but it’s not causing big financial pinch

Vernon chamber launches key tags to promote local businesses

Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce members encouraged to offer deals, through the use of key tags

  • Dec 3rd, 2017
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Fiesta Mini Balloon contest
Employees at KingFisher Boats in Vernon donate $20,000 in food and gifts to needy families
New downtown Kelowna hotel unveiled
High Road: Coffee and chocolate

Two candidates for BCFGA president

North Okanagan orchardist and BCFGA vice-president vie for leadership role

Survey finds B.C. business community optimistic

The BC Chamber of Commerce released its Collective Perspective Survey Report Tuesday night in Kelowna

B.C. Red Cross offers more wildfire assistance to business

Local MLAs say the program is too slow, not suitable for remote people

Surplus decreased as B.C. wildfire, ICBC costs rise

Finance Minister Carole James promises balanced budget

Laughing Stock Winery acquired by Arterra Wines Canada

Winery on the Naramata Bench is acquired by Arterra Wines Canada

As We Grow Preschool opens doors

Vernon’s newest preschool welcomes children from 30 months up to school age

Torstar, Postmedia newspaper closures aim to cut competition: analysts

Postmedia to shut 21 community newspaper properties, while Metroland Media to close three dailies

Stores offer Cyber Monday deals to keep shoppers coming

Shoppers are expected to spend $6.6 billion on Cyber Monday

Upside seen for Okanagan aerospace industry

Report offers recommendations on how to inspire further growth in the Kelowna area

Championing the carbon tax strategy

Economist touts carbon pricing as best tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Fans vote for favourite businesses in the Okanagan

The Valley First 2017 Fan Choice Awards recognize local businesses

BC Ferries vehicle traffic last summer was best ever

CEO says positive results reduce future pressure on fares

Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

Some businesses are choosing to opt out, while some shoppers are turning to buying online

Site C allows more wind, solar energy, experts say

Lawyer, economist argue for completion of B.C. Hydro dam

Sustainable growth: Time to stop trashing environment

Regenerative capitalist Hunter Lovins offers economic insights at Kelowna conference

FortisBC LNG site exports first shipment of gas to China

The shipment is part of a pilot project that could see more exports in the future.