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Insurance firms urged to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline

Activists point to institutions’ support of Paris climate change agreement and Indigenous rights

B.C. industry warns of labour shortage, increased regulation

Finance committee gets advice for 2020 provincial budget

Ladysmith housing market remains steady compared to 2018

While the market is steady, Dashwood says there is a need for more affordable housing in Ladysmith

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Square brings new checkout device to Canada as competition in sector increases

Square’s white plastic device, called the Terminal, replaces the physical keypad design with a glass touch screen

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid to stop sale to Air Canada, files complaint with regulator

Group Mach hopes to secure “at least” 6.9 million Class B shareholders at a cost of about $97 million

Sale of B.C. hydroelectric project boosts Fortis Q2 profit to $720 million

The electric and gas utility company’s revenue was $1.97 billion

B.C. raising highway maintenance standards for winter driving

Major routes to be ‘bare pavement’ 24 hours after snowfall

Ride-hailing company Kater ready to launch in B.C. as soon as rules permit

Vancouver-based firm to add traditional ride-hailing across Metro Vancouver by this fall

Should dogs be allowed in pubs? This Nova Scotian brewer thinks do

Ian Lawson, co-owner of Brightwood Brewery: ‘We believe dogs are family members’

B.C. businesses await worker compensation overhaul

Cost, ‘gender-based analysis’ among employer concerns

Dried cannabis sales see gains of 7% in May, oil sales climb 19%

Unfinished inventory of dried flower rose 21.7 per cent since April to 224,037 kilograms at the end of May

Freedom Mobile answers rivals’ recent moves with limited-time offer of free phone

Freedom says its current Absolute Zero promotion is a game changer

Indigenous bidder kicks off ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain route

Project Reconciliation says the tour will begin in Kamloops in mid-August

Weather Network’s anti-meat video ‘doesn’t reflect true story’: cattle ranchers

At issue is the video’s suggestion that cutting back on meat consumption could help save the planet

LL Bean poised to open 1st store in Canada

Store will open in Oakville Place, just outside of Toronto

Nanaimo-Opoly will let board game players deal Harbour City properties

Victoria’s Outset Media and Walmart Canada partner on local edition of popular game

Budget Blinds opening Ladysmith location

International home furnishing franchise, Budget Blinds is opening a new location and…

Tax take stays ahead of increased B.C. government spending

Tax revenue $2.1 billion higher than budget in 2018-19

B.C. government seeks advice on reviving Interior forest industry

Public website opens as meetings start with community leaders

New home cost dips in B.C.’s large urban centres

Victoria, Kelowna, Vancouver prices decline from last year