Business

UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

UPDATE: Weaver’s claims of Site C road damage denied

BC Hydro says sweatlodge, burial ground accommodated

B.C. recreational property market rebounds

Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley residents cash out, head for the hills

Potential for second mine at Kemess

If the project goes ahead, it will mean increased job opportunities

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year

Green-NDP government in B.C. could mean $600 tax hike: report

The Fraser Institute attributes most of the potential increase to carbon taxes in a new study

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New Ikea Canada boss says she’s adjusting to homes with basements
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Money Monitor: Home renos on the rise amid soaring house prices
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MONEY MONITOR: Investing vs. paying down a mortgage
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Trudeau says he helped Trump decide not to cancel NAFTA
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Sears Canada ponders sale, says there is ‘significant doubt’ about its future

Despite its recent efforts to turn itself around, the writing has been on the wall for Sears Canada

Hudson’s Bay announces 2,000 layoffs

Cuts will offset retail sector challenges and save $350 million annually

MONEY MONITOR: Investing vs. paying down a mortgage

One financial planning expert says low interest rates give Canadians enough reason to not pay debt

Burns Lake helps Moricetown mill 

Mill considers the possibility of closure after Trump’s tariffs 

Real estate forum in Burns Lake 

Burns Lake residents had an opportunity to learn about the value of using professionals

  • May 10th, 2017

City West considers expanding services to Burns Lake

City West Cable and Telephone is considering expanding its services to Burns Lake

Woods N’ Water encourages local shopping 

Woods N’ Water Sports & Recreation celebrated their four-year anniversary last Saturday

  • May 10th, 2017

U.S. lumber retaliation ‘irresponsible,’ Horgan says

NDP leader John Horgan says he'll go to Washington DC within 30 days of being elected premier to talk softwood

Poll: northwest B.C. residents want a revenue sharing agreement

A new Insights West poll has found that 85 per cent of northwest B.C. residents believe it is important to have a revenue sharing agreement

  • May 3rd, 2017

Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta thermal coal

At a sawmill in Merritt, Clark says she will act quickly after election to impose carbon levy up to $70 a tonne

Chamber elects new directors 

Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold is the new president of the Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce

  • Apr 26th, 2017