BC BUDGET: Tobacco tax hike may light up black market in smokes

NDP government adds another 56 cents per pack as of April 1

ALR review may not be open-minded

Past agriculture minister Norm Letnick skeptical of NDP approach

BC BUDGET: Liberals blast ‘tax and spend’ plan

Payroll tax, carbon tax increase threaten growth, opposition critics say

KidLED launches first campaign
Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing
Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary

Island Express Air launches new daily service between Island, Boundary Bay and Abbotsford

Bellingham flights expected to be added within a year

  • Feb 20th, 2018

Trudeau announces two-way $1 billion investment deal with India

Some of India’s biggest companies to invest more than $250 million in Canada in the coming years

B.C. files challenge to Alberta wine trade ban

First formal dispute under Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Rules reviewed to keep drug money out of B.C. real estate

Investigator looking at loans as well as casinos, David Eby says

Saanich’s proposed building code changes come under fire

VRBA head says changes to energy efficiency standards will bring up to $100,000 in additional costs

HOMEFINDER: Loneliness or finances may motivate home sharing

Together is better, says Victoria-based organization founder

A $5 million boost for Okanagan fruit growers

The Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund was announced to help update aging farming equipment, infrastructure

Trump considers global steel tariffs, potentially hitting Canada

Canada is the United States’ biggest supplier of both steel and aluminum

Dragons’ Den looking for fire in Victoria

Business-based reality TV show will hold auditions here March 10

‘Supercluster’ tech groups to share up to $950M in federal cash

It’s part of a high-tech collaboration to foster growth and create jobs

Home sales in Canada dip to lowest level in 3 years: CREA

Canadian Real Estate Association says January activity was down in 75% of local markets

Everything you need to know about comfort animals on Canadian airlines

Air Canada only allows emotional support dogs, while WestJet accepts a much broader range

Email specialists riding the tech wave in Victoria

Company tackles common business challenge with innovative approaches

Sooke salt producer shaking up the market

Saltwest Naturals was launched in 2011 and is now one of the largest sea salt producers in Canada

Optimistic tone in B.C. business community

Concerns registered on housing affordability and tax increases

  • Feb 7th, 2018

HOMEFINDER: Soft sales due more to inventory than mortgage rates: experts

Effect of new ‘mortgage stress test’ still unclear