Business

Swimco announced recently it is shutting all of its stores in Canada, including in Langley. (Swimco website)

Canadian-owned swimsuit chain bankrupt

Swimco had been in creditor protection for several months

 

MAP: Who has taken the Mask Pledge?

Number of pledgers has grown since last week

 

Harrison-Agassiz Chamber head stepping down

Robert Reyerse has been the Chamber’s exec. director for 12 years

 

Struggling outdoor equipment retailer MEC opposes efforts to pause sale to Kingswood

MEC said it’s urgent for the sale to close before the retailer sees ‘significant weekly cash flow losses’

Surrey’s Rialto Theatre shutters after 200% rent increase imposed

Owner says he’s devastated by the closure of the 26-year-old business

Harrison businesses sign ‘Mask Pledge’

The initiative is designed to combat COVID, encourage visitors

VIDEO: Sneak peek inside Nordstrom Rack Langley

The luxury discount store is the first in British Columbia, opens Thursday

City-centre businesses mount slower recovery than rural areas, CFIB says

Data shows 22 per cent of businesses polled in urban cores are at normal levels of sales compared to 37 per cent in rural areas

Langley Nordstrom Rack opening in September

The luxury discount store is the first in British Columbia

Dinosaurs revived for animatronic auction in Langley

More than 500 robot dinosaurs, fossils, and exhibition gear are going on the block Aug. 6

Real estate startup opens market to small investors in Chilliwack

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

Labour minister stands ground as B.C. business leaders demand temporary layoff extension

Temporary layoff time limits must be extended now, businesses tell Harry Bains

Canada-U.S. border closure has ‘killed’ business in Blaine, Wash.

City’s economy has taken major hit without Canadian traffic

New association launches to give voice to B.C. First Nation development corporations

First Nation Business Development Association is comprised of nearly 50 members

As two B.C. offices see outbreaks, Dr. Henry warns tests don’t replace other measures

Physical distancing, PPE and sanitizing remain key to reduce COVID-19 spread

Commercial rent relief applications open as feds encourage landlords to apply

Program would see government cover 50 per cent of the rent

Two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Chilliwack poultry plant

It brings total to three who have tested positive for the virus at Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry

Fraser Valley poultry processing plant ordered to remain closed due to COVID-19

Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry says it’s ‘taking a breather’ while store, office remain open

B.C. designer John Fluevog creates shoes in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

Pre-sale profits from the shoes will go to Food Banks BC