Business

Market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood

COVID situation lengthened an already long renovation process

 

City-centre businesses mount slower recovery than rural areas, CFIB says

Data shows 22 per cent of businesses polled in urban cores are at normal levels of sales compared to 37 per cent in rural areas

 

Dinosaurs revived for animatronic auction in Langley

More than 500 robot dinosaurs, fossils, and exhibition gear are going on the block Aug. 6

 

Pharmacy the right prescription for Crofton’s needs

Opening slated for October in the Mews, along with a medical clinic

Archie’s lets the good times roll

Blast from the past at new diner in the Chemainus Public Market

Labour minister stands ground as B.C. business leaders demand temporary layoff extension

Temporary layoff time limits must be extended now, businesses tell Harry Bains

New association launches to give voice to B.C. First Nation development corporations

First Nation Business Development Association is comprised of nearly 50 members

Crops ready, but Russell Farm Market still a month away from reopening

Garden Centre doing a blazing business with everyone taking up gardening

Arcade games a bright light to public market space

Pinball being enjoyed by kids and adults of all ages

Cowichan Nation Alliance receives $1.49 million to support Indigenous Employment Hub

The Indigenous Employment Hub will help meet labour needs and provide job skills training

As two B.C. offices see outbreaks, Dr. Henry warns tests don’t replace other measures

Physical distancing, PPE and sanitizing remain key to reduce COVID-19 spread

Long-awaited opening for Chemainus Public Market

All components not up and running just yet, but will be soon

Commercial rent relief applications open as feds encourage landlords to apply

Program would see government cover 50 per cent of the rent

Pacific Coastal Airlines will resume service next month

‘We are pleased to confirm that we will be resuming scheduled service on June 1, 2020’

Cowichan Strong partnership launches COVID-19 business recovery needs assessment

Series of surveys distributed to local business owners serves as a first step

  • May 20, 2020

Tofino Bus Service wants to cancel service to the north island

“There is no model without subsidy that makes [this service] sustainable.”

B.C. designer John Fluevog creates shoes in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

Pre-sale profits from the shoes will go to Food Banks BC

Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Lexi & Lake owner hopes to set trends not follow them

  • Apr 10, 2020

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Chamber and Statistic Canada trying to understand what businesses are going through