Business

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…



Abbotsford Chamber Concerned About Proposed Federal Tax Changes

Abbotsford – The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is joining other Provincial Chambers voicing opposition to proposed tax changes that will impact small businesses. On July 18, the federal government announced revisions that would close “loopholes” that they said would then…




ICBC 6.4% Rate Hike To Fix “Drastic Problems”

Victoria – On the heels over the elimination of tolls on the Port Mann and Golden Ears Bridge, and the controversy surrounding how ICBC ran under the former Liberal Government, comes the announcement from the new Attorney General David Eby….




2017 Has Been An Up And Down Year For Chilliwack Airport

Chilliwack – For the most part, 2017 has not been a kind year for the Chilliwack Airport (YCW). The controversy surrounding the Chilliwack restaurant Coffee Shop, the infamous pie, the “patio that needed improvements” and subsequent termination of the Restaurant…


New Vedder Bridge Opening Delayed To Friday September 1

Chilliwack/Cultus Lake/Columbia Valley – AUGUST 30 UPDATE –   Existing asphalt on Vedder Mountain Road was found to be 16 inches thick and therefore took significantly longer to remove than anticipated. As such, the roadworks schedule has been adjusted. The…