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Premier Christy Clark meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa

Clark seeks Trudeau’s help for forest industry

'We need action' to protect B.C. communities from Donald Trump's border taxes, Premier Christy Clark says

Premier Christy Clark meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa
Haul truck crosses temporary bridge at Site C dam project

Work begins on Site C generators (with video)

Last big contractor for Peace dam begins work on $470 million powerhouse works

Haul truck crosses temporary bridge at Site C dam project
WorkSafeBC charges employers insurance premiums to finance benefits paid to injured workers.

BC Liberals want to trim WorkSafeBC surplus

Small business group says it's overfunded, BCFed president calls Shirley Bond announcement 'outrageous'

WorkSafeBC charges employers insurance premiums to finance benefits paid to injured workers.
Project president Oberto Oberti designed Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.

Year-round B.C. ski resort gets green light

Valemount Glacier Destination Resort to open next year, with the longest vertical drop in North America

Project president Oberto Oberti designed Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.

New credit reporting and what it says about you

Spending habits make all the difference between buying a home now or later

  • Mar 27, 2017
Small claims cases under $5

B.C.’s online small claims court a world first

Removal of impaired driving, minor civil cases from courts improves efficiency, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says

Small claims cases under $5
Front Row: Jole and Pauline Bedard; Roxy (left) and Dane serve up a daring cappuccino and fine set of custom furniture at Wood’n Beans

Wood’ n Beans, eh! brings old world charm with the comfort of home

Wood’n Beans, eh! is like no other. The charming coffee shop sells delicious specialty coffees, espresso, pastries and baked goods

Front Row: Jole and Pauline Bedard; Roxy (left) and Dane serve up a daring cappuccino and fine set of custom furniture at Wood’n Beans
File photo of twinning of a previous section of the Trans Mountain pipeline near Jasper.

Trans Mountain pipeline cost hits $7.4 billion

Few oil shippers back out of commitments to use new line

File photo of twinning of a previous section of the Trans Mountain pipeline near Jasper.
Premier Christy Clark chairs cabinet meeting Thursday

Premier, US ambassador ‘optimistic’ about softwood talks with Trump team

Ambassador David MacNaughton and B.C. trade representative David Emerson await Donald Trump administration's lumber trade position

Premier Christy Clark chairs cabinet meeting Thursday
Colin Schmidt wants to make Chilliwack a high-tech startup centre for British Columbia.

UPDATE: Chilliwack Hackathon to help bring tech business ideas to life

Entrepreneurs, business development and technical experts on hand to connect those with ideas with those who can make them a reality

  • Feb 14, 2017
Colin Schmidt wants to make Chilliwack a high-tech startup centre for British Columbia.
Colin Schmidt wants to make Chilliwack a high-tech startup centre for British Columbia. He and others are hosting a 24-hour 'hackathon' starting at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17.

Unleashing Chilliwack’s high-tech potential

Local software developer has a vision for an entrepreneurial future in the Fraser Valley

Colin Schmidt wants to make Chilliwack a high-tech startup centre for British Columbia. He and others are hosting a 24-hour 'hackathon' starting at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17.
This smiling Jester featured at Canwest Art Gallery On The Lake is from the Xenis Collection.

Unique business partnership brings new concept to Canwest Art Gallery On The Lake

Local gallery features a quality line-up of Canadian artists

This smiling Jester featured at Canwest Art Gallery On The Lake is from the Xenis Collection.
B.C. Forest Trade Council president Susan Yurkovich

Negotiators prepare for U.S. lumber talks

Two years trying engage U.S. government on softwood lumber trade have been frustrating, now bracing for Donald Trump administration

B.C. Forest Trade Council president Susan Yurkovich
NDP housing critic David Eby.

Foreign buyer tax fix overdue, critic says

Premier Christy Clark 'looking for cover' from turmoil over US president Donald Trump's immigration moves, NDP's David Eby says

NDP housing critic David Eby.
Harmac pulp mill near Nanaimo: forest products companies are major users of electricity.

B.C. considers business sales tax relief

Finance Minister Mike de Jong considers giving up $160 million in provincial sales tax revenue added to business electricity bills

Harmac pulp mill near Nanaimo: forest products companies are major users of electricity.
Premier Christy Clark and Jobs Minister Shirley Bond.

Premier shifts job focus to technology

Technology, climate innovation replace mines and natural gas in Premier Christy Clark's blueprint for B.C. growth

Premier Christy Clark and Jobs Minister Shirley Bond.
'Steelworkers have John Horgan's back

Horgan takes on Clark, forest companies

Donald Trump trade threats raise political heat for Premier Christy Clark

'Steelworkers have John Horgan's back
Hemlock Coffee Company inspires with antiques and a down home atmosphere. Store manager Sarah Dueck (left) and Sherri Thiessen enjoy a moment together at the store.

Hemlock Coffee Company tranports guests back in time

A coffee shop in the heart of Agassiz offers more than a good cappuccinno and fresh baking

Hemlock Coffee Company inspires with antiques and a down home atmosphere. Store manager Sarah Dueck (left) and Sherri Thiessen enjoy a moment together at the store.
Regional job creation figures based on Statistics Canada labour force data.

B.C. job growth confined to southwest

B.C. continues to lead the country in new job creation, but most areas of the province lost jobs in 2016

Regional job creation figures based on Statistics Canada labour force data.
B.C. Forests Minister Steve Thomson

Lumber trade ‘injury’ claim upheld by U.S.

Softwood lumber dispute escalates as president-elect Donald Trump begins actions to protect American jobs

B.C. Forests Minister Steve Thomson
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