Business

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

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B.C. tourism companies wait for effect of later Family Day weekend

NDP moved holiday to third Monday in February to match other provinces

Another B.C. forest company looks south for lumber mill expansion

Premier John Horgan promises ‘carrots and sticks’ to grow sawmill jobs

U.S. government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline

The line, sponsored by TransCanada, would begin in Alberta

Cannabis company stock surges after winning POT symbol

The company won a random lottery to use the catchy stock ticker

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Talk about a Big Mac attack

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WestJet warns of phone scam that’s hit even their own staff

Fraudsters posing as company representatives are asking for credit card information

Bank of Canada offers explanations for country’s ‘puzzling’ wage disappointment

Technological advances have lowered demand for routine jobs, reduced competition

Undisclosed company wins POT stock ticker lottery, says TMX Group

Roughly 40 eligible ballots were submitted to participating exchanges to use ticker name

Canfor adds to mill curtailments with brief B.C. Interior shutdowns

Vavenby down for six weeks, Houston and Mackenzie one week each

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

B.C. businesses bracing for health payroll tax impact on jobs

For many small and seasonal employers, it’s another new cost

B.C.’s licensed medical cannabis craft producers launching co-op

Big marijuana growers struggle to meet demand for legal marijuana

B.C. top income tax rate nears 50%, investment taxes highest in Canada

Competing for skilled workers with U.S. states getting more difficult, study says

B.C. extends mining tax credits to attract investment

Premier John Horgan says more to come from task force to strengthen struggling industry

Vancouver Island’s best in business recognized at awards gala

Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards were presented this past week

B.C. loggers brace for changes in century-old log export policy

Contractor regulations shifting to stabilize struggling industry