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Brewers guild recognizes Powell River tap room for its ambience

Brewers guild recognizes Powell River tap room for its ambience

Townsite Brewing awarded best brewery experience in province-wide competition
Townsite Market set to open in Powell River

Townsite Market set to open in Powell River

Shopkeepers and artisans ready to welcome customers at new business hub
Business briefs: Powell River

Business briefs: Powell River

NEW OWNERSHIP As of December 1, Melissa Sloos and Nichole Strickland are taking over ownership of Coast Fitness from Debbie Duyvesteyn.
B.C.'s forest sector turns to Asia as U.S. market cools

B.C.'s forest sector turns to Asia as U.S. market cools

One year after leading the province's largest-ever forestry-sector delegation to Asia, B.C.
B.C. tech sector pulling ahead of other provinces: report card

B.C. tech sector pulling ahead of other provinces: report card

Is the B.C. tech sector now the teacher’s pet? For the first time ever the West Coast tech economy has earned an A grade when compared with other provinces, according to the B.C. Technology Report Card released November 22.
Meet Michael Tan, the man in charge of the government’s pot sales in B.C.

Meet Michael Tan, the man in charge of the government’s pot sales in B.C.

Before Michael Tan was hired to oversee cannabis sales for the B.C. government, he borrowed a hoodie from his 17-year-old son and stood outside a Vancouver pot shop.
Canadian inflation 'bit of a surprise': Economists

Canadian inflation 'bit of a surprise': Economists

Canada's latest inflation numbers show economic stability but come as a surprise, say economists. "A bit of a surprise on the headline, but some volatility is to be expected," wrote TD senior economist James Marple in a note to investors.
Stores bank on Black Friday kick-starting Christmas retail rush

Stores bank on Black Friday kick-starting Christmas retail rush

What began as a U.S. phenomenon has become Canada’s biggest shopping extravaganza
B.C.'s largest-ever forestry delegation to visit China, Japan, South Korea in December

B.C.'s largest-ever forestry delegation to visit China, Japan, South Korea in December

One year after leading B.C.’s largest-ever forestry-sector delegation to Asia, B.C.
LNG, pipeline star in B.C. economic outlook

LNG, pipeline star in B.C. economic outlook

Employment will accelerate in B.C.'s north over the next couple of years, with construction of liquefied natural gas infrastructure and pipelines fuelling a boom in jobs and residential and commercial construction, according to the B.C.