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Legal cannabis edibles, drinks and other products eligible to be sold as early as December

Legal cannabis edibles, drinks and other products eligible to be sold as early as December

Restaurants unable to prepare cannabis infused meals, according to new regulations
Production curtailments will hit B.C. sawmill towns hard

Production curtailments will hit B.C. sawmill towns hard

With areas around B.C. already reeling from bad forestry news, 160 employees at 100 Mile House found out Tuesday afternoon that their jobs at the Norbord mill could be gone for good.
Minimum wage increases are positive and realistic, says Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA

Minimum wage increases are positive and realistic, says Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA

Increments part of provincial government’s affordability strategy
Powell River Chamber of Commerce rescinds levy request

Powell River Chamber of Commerce rescinds levy request

Organization’s ask was for a $40 levy per business licence
Canadian companies brace for China’s next move

Canadian companies brace for China’s next move

While domestic observers fret over whether China will zero in on other Canadian export commodities after targeting canola, there are already other sectors quietly reporting difficulties in exporting to China in recent months, says an analyst.
Safeway store in Powell River to undergo rebranding

Safeway store in Powell River to undergo rebranding

Grocery outlet will close in November and reopen as a FreshCo store
Creative economy initiative in Powell River shares results of developmental work

Creative economy initiative in Powell River shares results of developmental work

Establishment of programming and co-working space are on the agenda
This is how much B.C.'s minimum wage is going up June 1

This is how much B.C.'s minimum wage is going up June 1

B.C.'s general hourly minimum wage will increase to $13.85 from $12.65, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will all also increase, effective June 1: * general minimum wage will increase 9.
Real estate in Powell River shows a four per cent increase year over year

Real estate in Powell River shows a four per cent increase year over year

Statistics indicate higher prices in 2019 than 2018
Bill 22 is a catch-22 for B.C. forest companies, critics say

Bill 22 is a catch-22 for B.C. forest companies, critics say

A debate on forestry tenure reform in the B.C. legislature two weeks ago was capped on May 10, with the announcement of the permanent closure of a sawmill in Quesnel. Tolko Industries Ltd.