Business

B.C. model looks a lot like expanded taxi industry, ride-hailing group says

Ridesharing Now for BC says it had hoped the bill would be more customer-driven like in other cities

No deal in sight: Canada Post warns of delivery delays into January

Union holds fifth week of rotating strikes as both sides remain apart on contract negotiations

VIDEO: Shoppers like self-checkout lanes at the grocery store, survey suggests

Grocery Experience National Survey Report suggests most grocery shoppers spend 32 minutes per visit

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Langley aglow with lights and holiday spirit
Lift & Co. Cannabis Expo
New app marketed as 'Uber for snow removal'

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley sporting some extra facial hair

A few local companies are marking Movember and helping raise awareness and money for men’s health.

Langley looks to match farmers with landowners

A workshop on Saturday is aimed at bringing the two parties together in a mutually beneficial way.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Canada has enough pipelines to get the moon

Pipelines totalling 840,000 kilometres run across Canada

Canfor to buy 70 per cent stake in Swedish Vida Group for $580 million

The privately held company has nine sawmills in southern Sweden with an annual production capacity of 1.1 billion board feet.

Want to buy your first home? Move to Kamloops or Prince George

Kamloops, Prince George, Campbell River and Langford are the only other markets in the study without gaps between required and actual income in owning a home.

Gas prices in Metro Vancouver to drop six cents

But a ‘volatile’ market could lead to increases in the coming weeks

Canada Post no longer guarantees delivery times amid more rotating strikes

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers closed two major processing centres in Ontario and B.C.

B.C. health care payroll tax approved, takes effect Jan. 1

Employers calculating cost, including property taxes increases

WHAT’S IN STORE: Giving back on ladders and runways

In this week’s business column, editor Roxanne Hooper spotlights a few businesses showing they care.

B.C. forest ministry cutting back on use of herbicide glyphosate

Faster-growing seedlings, need for aspen to provide moose winter feed

Potter’s Nursery opens annual Christmas store in Cloverdale

Nursery claims to have ‘Western Canada’s largest’ Christmas store

Pay, bonuses for ICBC executives being reduced, David Eby says

Positions reviewed as management contracts expire

Fraser Valley Sleep Out raises money for homeless youth

The Joseph Richard Group raised more than $150,000 at their 2nd annual Sleep Out.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Telus reports Q3 profit and revenue up from year ago, raises dividend

Telus Corp. reported a third-quarter profit of $447 million, up from $406 million a year ago, and raised its dividend.

Vancouver expects $30 million in first year of empty homes tax

City says it’s collected $18 million so far from the tax that aims to ease the near-zero vacancy rate

Canadians tuning out real CRA agents because of CRA phone scammers

The CRA and the RCMP hosted briefing in Ottawa as they try to crack down on call centres loaded with fraudsters who phone Canadians

Ice cream from water buffalo milk healthy and tasty

Langley farm supplies Vancouver gelato shop

  • Nov 6, 2018