Business


New Year Gas Price Hike Shouldn’t Last

Fraser Valley – You’ll have noticed that on New Year’s Eve, gas prices throughout the Valley jumped to $1.22 a litre. Hopefully that wont last long (insert gouging comments here). Dan Mcteague with Gasbuddy.com says it’s all thanks to a…


Changes To BC Booze Laws In 2017

Victoria – British Columbians are benefiting from the provincial government’s continued focus on improving consumer choice and convenience, increasing flexibility and reducing red tape for liquor sales and service in B.C. The Province continued updating antiquated liquor policies in 2016,…





Fraser Valley Communities Receive Grants-in-lieu Of Property Taxes

Victoria/Fraser Valley – The B.C. government has distributed nearly $16 million in compensation for municipal property taxes to 56 communities around the province. Grants-in-lieu of property taxes are distributed every November and reimburse municipalities for services that benefited government properties,…


Hope Chamber Of Commerce AGM – A Testy Affair

Hope – A couple of businesses in Hope expressed an interest to FVN Fraser Valley News, that one of our reporters show up for the Wednesday Annual General Meeting of the Hope and District Chamber of Commerce. Their concern was…


Abbotsford Chamber Awards Three Community Grants

Abbotsford – The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce awarded Community Grants totalling $2,500 to three Abbotsford organizations at their December luncheon. The Community Grant Program was created to provide financial assistance to non- profit, community-based organizations that provide direct programs, services…