Business

New President For Abby Chamber Of Commerce

Abbotsford – Mark Warkentin, a partner with the law firm of Linley Welwood LLP was installed as President last week at the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting. Warkentin begins a two-year term, succeeding out-going President Josh Bach. In…



$36M Upgrade On Agassiz Rosedale Bridge/ Highway 9

Agassiz/Rosedale/Chilliwack – Both the Rosedale overhead and the Agassiz-Rosedale bridge structures will be improved with seismic and safety retrofits to ensure the Highway 9 corridor is kept safe and reliable, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone announced Wednesday. “These two…



Federal Budget 2017

Ottawa – These are the “Coles Notes” for the 2017 Federal Budget. BC and in particular Vancouver, is looking for help with Housing, the Homeless and Transportation. The Federal Liberals projects a deficit of $15.8B by 2021/22. To be fair,…


FortisBC Holds The Line On Rates

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


Livestock Tag Reader Rebate Program

Victoria – Small ranches and livestock farms in B.C. are getting help to meet upcoming national livestock traceability requirements that will help track livestock movements in the event of an animal health investigation, and also offer the opportunity for ranchers…



Highway 7 (Lougheed) Expansion In Mission

Mission – Modern and efficient transportation networks are crucial to increasing economic opportunities, facilitating trade and creating well-paying jobs. When well-planned infrastructure makes it easier for businesses to get their goods to market or for Canadians to get to work…