Business

$66-million upgrade coming to Whistler Blackcomb

A new gondola and high-speed chairlifts will be ready for the 2018/19 season

VIDEO: 3 ways to reduce credit card debt this holiday season

Finance experts offer tips on sticking to that budget this holiday season

Public picks Chemainus’ Riot Brewing as best new Cowichan Valley business

Voting conducted through the Island Savings Credit Union Facebook page

Canada’s softwood lumber exports to U.S. down

Softwood exports to U.S. down but it’s not causing big financial pinch

Survey finds B.C. business community optimistic

The BC Chamber of Commerce released its Collective Perspective Survey Report Tuesday night in Kelowna

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Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing
    Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary

      Torstar, Postmedia newspaper closures aim to cut competition: analysts

      Postmedia to shut 21 community newspaper properties, while Metroland Media to close three dailies

      Stores offer Cyber Monday deals to keep shoppers coming

      Shoppers are expected to spend $6.6 billion on Cyber Monday

      BC Ferries vehicle traffic last summer was best ever

      CEO says positive results reduce future pressure on fares

      Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

      Some businesses are choosing to opt out, while some shoppers are turning to buying online

      FortisBC LNG site exports first shipment of gas to China

      The shipment is part of a pilot project that could see more exports in the future.

      Cost to fix Phoenix pay system to surpass $540 million: auditor general

      Michael Ferguson’s review hints the entire system should be scrapped

      PayPal ordered to disclose business accounts to Canada Revenue Agency

      Online payments company has 45 days to hand over information identifying its account holders

      Bank of Canada cautious of future rate hikes

      The Bank of Canada remains cautious on future rate hikes due to low- inflation risk

      Ban moves ahead in B.C. against same real estate agent for buyer and seller

      New real estate consumer protection rules to take effect in March

      Shoppers Optimum to merge with PC Plus

      Loblaws to combine both in PC Optimum

      CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada

      After laying off 1,000 employees over past two years, Canada’s largest rail company on hiring spree

      Amazon to add 1,000 tech jobs by 2020 with new office in Vancouver

      The online retail giant has snatched up 50,000 square-feet of office space, to open in two years.

      Economic summit says Vancouver Island economy remains rosy

      But there are warning signs, according to a report by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance