Local Business

Real estate startup opens market to small investors in Chilliwack

New company uses crowdfunding to make real estate investing more accessible to all

‘We just have to keep going’: Smaller weddings with bigger hearts ahead as weddings adapt to COVID-19

A struggling hospitality industry wary but hopeful of future amid industry-shaking changes

‘Love is not cancelled’: Upper Fraser Valley wedding businesses prep for meagre summer season

Small, intimate ceremonies dominate this summer, with industry looking at a monster year in 2021

Popular White Rock gelato shop to close after 25% rent increase

Landlord says there should be some gratitude for the 20 years of discounted rent

COVID-19 impact on tourism communities like Harrison ‘devastating’

Government, resident support crucial for small business survival

Fraser Valley Regional District: A COVID-19 contact guide

Business hours as usual, service may be slower

video
Grad Parade for AESS, 2020
Canada commits $5M in emergency aid for Beirut blast
Invited to a party? B.C. health minister says don't go
Canada signs deals to get vaccine candidates if approved for use

Harrison Mayor: Visitors largely steered clear during Easter weekend

Coronavirus concerns, stern consistent message kept travelers at bay

Open houses discouraged as Chilliwack realtors look for a way forward

March saw strong sales but April likely to see lower numbers

Hang up – Local RCMP renews warning about tax season scammers

CRA agents will not ask for info via phone or email, RCMP warns

Harrison Hot Springs Resort cuts off reservations amid COVID-19 concerns

Reservations will resume in May, according to current plan

Local Shoppers reserves opening hour for seniors, immuno-compromised people

Agassiz branch opens at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday

Tie them tight – local waste mangement urges COVID-19 safety

Office is closed but will be in operation remotely soon, Pioneer Disposal says

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Fraser Health: Clean bills across the board for Valley facilities

Large majority of facilites have great health inspection records, authority says.

Man arrested in Chilliwack was wanted for ramming police car in Abbotsford

Travis Bragg now faces more charges after dramatic takedown on March 2

VIDEO: Commercial construction projects booming in Hope

Dollar store, convenience store, gas stations and housing all planned for major route

YEAR IN REVIEW 2019: No more mobile vendors on Harrison beach

The Observer is taking a look back at some of our top headlines of 2019

  • Dec 29, 2019