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B.C. lumber producers continue to vigorously defend against additional duties

VANCOUVER, B.C. – B.C. lumber producers will continue to vigorously defend the…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

U.S. adds another border tax to B.C. lumber

Minister says work continues through B.C. instability

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

Electric boat uses renewable energy

Clearwater Lake Tours uses electric boat in Wells Gray Park

B.C. recreational property market rebounds

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

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Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

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

Steelworkers return from Washington

Everyone wants a negotiated softwood settlement between Canada and the United States but path forward is unclear

  • Jun 15th, 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

United Steelworkers go to Washington, DC

Canadian forestry workers tell U.S. officials: A fair softwood agreement is a negotiated one

  • Jun 16th, 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

Hudson’s Bay announces 2,000 layoffs

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

MONEY MONITOR: Investing vs. paying down a mortgage

One financial planning expert says low interest rates give Canadians enough reason to not pay debt

Photo: Businesses display at Expo

Second annual North Thompson Business Expo featured a wide variety of vendors

U.S. lumber retaliation ‘irresponsible,’ Horgan says

NDP leader John Horgan says he'll go to Washington DC within 30 days of being elected premier to talk softwood

National Day of Mourning – April 28

Last year there were 144 workers in B.C. who died from a workplace injury or disease

  • May 3rd, 2017

Tourism industry making progress

Reports sound positive during Tourism Wells Gray's annual general meeting

Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta thermal coal

At a sawmill in Merritt, Clark says she will act quickly after election to impose carbon levy up to $70 a tonne