Business

B.C. pot company Tilray shares jump on deal with biggest shareholder

Privateer, backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel, holds 75 million shares or roughly a 77 per cent stake

COLUMN: Small business is downtown Victoria’s secret sauce

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Jun 7, 2019
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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Veteran-owned brewing company aims to ‘leave no one behind’

V2V Black Hops Brewing supports veterans’ organizations

Ultra-luxury ship makes inaugural call to northern B.C. port

Three cruise ships in seven days to call on Northland Terminal in Prince Rupert

Sidney businesses celebrate milestone anniversaries

Sidney’s Cotton and Blues boutique and Mary’s Bleue Moon Restaurant are fixtures in the community

  • Jun 5, 2019

B.C. forest companies get first test for new logging licence rules

Canfor, Interfor seek to transfer timber rights as Vavenby sawmill closes

Pets West celebrates 30 years of business in Greater Victoria

Pets West, 777 Royal Oak Dr., hosts its 30th anniversary June 21 to 23 with presentations from local pet groups, games, food, and more

Taxpayer group’s tour highlights lost oil revenues for B.C., Alberta

Trans Mountain, new environmental assessment targeted

New businesses add another layer to the Saanich Peninsula’s dynamic

Several new businesses have opened their doors on the Saanich Peninsula

  • Jun 1, 2019

VIDEO: Misbehave too much? Uber will ban you from the app

So don’t be rude, leave trash behind, or ask the driver to speed beyond the limit

Canadian economy posts weakest back-to-back quarters of growth since 2015

However, overall growth was boosted by highest quarterly level of household spending in two years

China warns Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping U.S. in Huawei case

Foreign ministry makes remark in wake of Pence and Trudeau’s call for release of Kovrig, Spavor

B.C. forests ministry tracks Douglas fir beetle outbreak

Kootenay infestation ‘not big’ but treatment, firebreak work underway

Thrifty Foods celebrates B.C., seafood this weekend in Langford

The Reach for BC Celebration is June 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Belmont Market store

Indigenous bidders for Trans Mountain pipeline await Ottawa decision

Multiple offers line up for controlling stake in pipeline

Big data turning kids into ‘voodoo dolls’: MP

Canadian chair of international panel on data, privacy and democracy sums up three days of hearings

B.C. Greens back NDP restrictions on kids under 16 working

Employment changes spark bitter battle with B.C. Liberals