Business


3rd Annual Abbotsford Business Walk October 3-5

Abbotsford – From October 3 – 5th  the third annual Abby Biz Walks will be taking place. This year the teams of volunteers will be visiting four major areas within Abbotsford to get a feel for how the business community…


2017 Fraser Valley Homeless Count Final Numbers

Fraser Valley (FVRD) – The 2017 Homeless Survey in the Fraser Valley found 606 people homeless in the region, up 75 percent from the previous survey in 2014. Today, the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) received the final report from…


No Increase For FortisBC Natural Gas Rates

Surrey – FortisBC has received approval to maintain the cost of natural gas rates from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC). As of October 1, 2017, FortisBC customers will see no change to the cost of gas on their billing…




YXX Abbotsford Airport To Double Seating Capacity

Abbotsford – Abbotsford City Council has issued an official request for proposals (RFP) for YXX  Abbotsford International Airport and the expansion of services within the main terminal. YXX General Manager Parm Sidhu said the immediate focus is on expanding the…


Request for Proposals On Downtown Chilliwack Revitalization

Chilliwack – The City of Chilliwack and the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) are seeking a development team to provide proposals for the purchase and development of prime building lots in the heart of the City. The proposed development would…


B.C. Business Startups’ Ideas, Expertise To Improve Government Services

Victoria – The British Columbia government’s Startup in Residence (STIR) program, the first of its kind in Canada, is helping local startups do business with the Province, while improving services to British Columbians. B.C. Startup in Residence program: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/business/business-government/startup-in-residence STIR…