Business

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

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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

Transit and housing an obstacle for Sidney business

Businesses unhappy with current infrastructure and ability to attract staff

Sidney-built crutches help disabled adventurers conquer the world

Sidney company manufactures specialized parts for an inspirational American’s crutch firm

Saanich Peninsula companies among best in the business

Four local companies among the winners at annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards

Another B.C. forest company looks south for lumber mill expansion

Premier John Horgan promises ‘carrots and sticks’ to grow sawmill jobs

U.S. government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline

The line, sponsored by TransCanada, would begin in Alberta

Delivery fee savings flip into cancer charity,

Local businesses fund food banks in Langley, Coquitlam, Richmond, Kelowna, Victoria and Nanaimo

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Cannabis company stock surges after winning POT symbol

The company won a random lottery to use the catchy stock ticker

This Big Mac attack will make you shake your head

Talk about a Big Mac attack

  • Feb 1, 2019

New brewery and taproom coming to downtown Victoria

The Whistle Buoy Brewing Company will open in 2019

WestJet warns of phone scam that’s hit even their own staff

Fraudsters posing as company representatives are asking for credit card information

Bank of Canada offers explanations for country’s ‘puzzling’ wage disappointment

Technological advances have lowered demand for routine jobs, reduced competition