Business

B.C. Cuts Small-Business Tax Rate By 20%

Victoria – Small-business owners in British Columbia will benefit from a cut to the small-business corporate income tax rate from 2.5% to 2%, retroactive to April 1, 2017. The tax cut is part of the Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2017,…


Province Freezes Hydro Rates

Victoria/Fraser Valley – The BC NDP government delivered on a campaign promise to freeze BC Hydro rates. The Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall made the announcement on Wednesday. BC Hydro rates have gone up by more…





Money Matters – Improving Your Financial Literacy

Surrey – With Financial Literacy Month beginning just days ago, A Life Literacy advocacy is sharing a rich story of new Canadian immigrants committed to improving their financial literacy skills. ABC Life Literacy Canada’s national community program, Money Matters, will…




Winter Safety Improvements For Alex Fraser Bridge

Delta/New Westminster/Richmond – Starting early in the New Year, the Alex Fraser Bridge will be safer and more reliable, thanks to a new cable collar system that the British Columbia government will install. Last year, during the harsh winter, many…


Rogers Foods Unveils Chilliwack Expansion Project

Chilliwack – In late 2015, Rogers Foods announced that they were expanding their operation on Simpson Road (44360 Simpson Road) with the construction of a new flour mill. The original mill site was built in 2005. Rogers Foods Ltd. hosted…