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qathet Regional District director speaks out about bill that limits residences on ALR lands

qathet Regional District director speaks out about bill that limits residences on ALR lands

More than one residence requires Agricultural Land Commission approval
Employment sinks in B.C. with 8,400 jobs lost in September

Employment sinks in B.C. with 8,400 jobs lost in September

What happened: Jobs in B.C. declined significantly on a monthly basis Why it matters: The province and the nation were on different paths in terms of jobs growth last month B.C.
Nestle, Tim Hortons rank in top 5 plastic polluters in Canada

Nestle, Tim Hortons rank in top 5 plastic polluters in Canada

This year, 39% of the pollution belonged to the top five polluters, with Nestlé accounting for roughly 12% of the branded plastic while Tim Hortons accounted for about 11%
Second wave of cannabis legalization brings business opportunities

Second wave of cannabis legalization brings business opportunities

Much competition set to flow in the cannabis-drinks niche
Food truck provides service to Powell River General Hospital

Food truck provides service to Powell River General Hospital

Vehicle parked outside of cafeteria on ground floor
Can Vancouver Canucks bank on resurgent fan base to boost business?

Can Vancouver Canucks bank on resurgent fan base to boost business?

Young talent, new team merchandise, home game multimedia entertainment, ride-hailing deployment helping drive business interest in team
Powell River Recreation Complex to have food service again

Powell River Recreation Complex to have food service again

Concession will be open for Kings’ games and special events
Townsite Brewing seeks to establish on-site picnic area in Powell River

Townsite Brewing seeks to establish on-site picnic area in Powell River

Properties must be rezoned in order for development to occur
Seeding and harvesting ocean depths to meet growing demand for kelp

Seeding and harvesting ocean depths to meet growing demand for kelp

An increase in the demand for seaweed around the world has spurred on a new Island business partnership that will establish a kelp farm off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
City of Powell River receives first private cannabis store application

City of Powell River receives first private cannabis store application

Proponent currently owns and operates a liquor store