Business

Nominations sought for Commercial Building Award

The deadline for accepting nominations is Aug. 11

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Meet Your Farmer: Eastwood Organic Orchards is focused on clean farming

Lorena and Jim Wood started farming in East Kelowna in 1995. Here’s a little bit of their story.

Covert Winery takes home gold

Oliver winery wins big at eighth annual International Organic Wine Awards in Germany

BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

A tech startup out of Kelowna has joined forced with the RCMP for the Protecting Innocence Hackathon

New car sales booming

Thirst for new vehicles still high for Canadian consumers judging by record-setting sales

Gasoline prices to hit 7-year Canada Day lows

What’s up for Canada Day? For a change, it’s not average gasoline prices.

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High Road: Coffee and chocolate
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New casino opens its doors
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U.S. adds another border tax to B.C. lumber

Minister says work continues through B.C. instability

Best of: Canadian Tire proud of customer service reputation

Canadian Tire receives Best Overall Customer Service in the Best of the South Okanagan awards

Best of: Peters Bros. making the community stronger

Peters Bros. Construction won the Best Business of the Year in the Best of South Okanagan awards

Best of: Patio Burger creating a buzz on the beach

Patio Burger wins New Business of the Year in the Best of the South Okanagan Awards

UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

UPDATE: Weaver’s claims of Site C road damage denied

BC Hydro says sweatlodge, burial ground accommodated

B.C. recreational property market rebounds

Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley residents cash out, head for the hills

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year

Penticton Ale Trail unveiled

Ale Trail to showcase the area as more than just wine country.

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Green-NDP government in B.C. could mean $600 tax hike: report

The Fraser Institute attributes most of the potential increase to carbon taxes in a new study

Forum connects immigrant job seekers and employers

CONNECT 2017 event will to help build the labour force in sectors in need of employees

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Sears Canada ponders sale, says there is ‘significant doubt’ about its future

Despite its recent efforts to turn itself around, the writing has been on the wall for Sears Canada

Whole Foods owners strike a Fare deal, sell the store

After 40 years in the natural products business, the owners sold the store to Nature’s Fare

Hudson’s Bay announces 2,000 layoffs

Cuts will offset retail sector challenges and save $350 million annually