Business

Victoria water treatment store finds winter boom in salt sales

Van Isle Water Services primarily conditions water, but its salt supply is also useful in the snow

Go green this Valentine’s Day

Products and local companies you can feel good about

Victoria Clipper repairs delayed due to winter storms

Operations scheduled to resume Feb. 13, alternative routes available

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive

Ethics watchdog probes alleged PMO interference in SNC-Lavalin case

Trudeau’s aides are alleged to have lobbied against the public prosecutor pursuing criminal charges

Rock Coast confectionary still sweet after early challenges

Despite some knocks, entrepreneurial spirit remains strong within a Sidney chocolate factory

Bankruptcy judge gives Sears another chance

The company’s corporate parent had 687 stores and 68,000 employees before filing for bankruptcy

ICBC expecting $1.18 billion annual loss as new injury caps take effect

Injury lawyers ramping up opposition to minor injury tribunal

Apple releases update to stop FaceTime eavesdropping

A bug had allowed callers to activate another person’s microphone remotely

Canada’s housing market ‘vulnerable’ even as Toronto cools: CMHC

Organization says it’s the tenth straight quarter with this assessment

Canada’s only registered floating pub for sale

Nanaimo’s Dinghy Dock Pub listed for sale for $2.6 million

Saanich shopping centre sells for $110 million

Tillicum Centre now under the ownership of companies based in Toronto and Vancouver

B.C. Hydro’s $5.5 billion in deferred debt puts pressure on rates

Auditor General says 29 accounts a complicated system

Toronto stock market edges higher, while U.S. stocks fall; loonie down

Canadian dollar traded for 75.87 cents US compared with an average of 76.14 cents US Tuesday

CN Rail infrastructure workers receive 14 per cent wage increase

Workers will also get a $1,000 signing bonus, improved benefits

Canada’s Sunrise Records to buy failing HMV

Most jobs will be saved, though 27 stores will close immediately

Wilson’s part of new Vancouver hop on, hop off bus tour

Transportation business continues to grow, partnering with Vancouver’s Landsea Tours

Province putting B.C. Place naming rights back on market

Deal with Telus mysteriously died under B.C. Liberal government

General Motors moving ahead with salaried job cuts

GM Canada spokeswoman expects “modest” number of other salaried reductions

B.C. tourism companies wait for effect of later Family Day weekend

NDP moved holiday to third Monday in February to match other provinces

Local food banks get surprise call from Starbucks

The Oak Bay Ave. location will be donating baked goods to two groups in Greater Victoria