Business

Province Invests $660,000 In Trades Training In Langley

Langley/Victoria – The Province announced that it has invested, through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), a combined $660,000 to three training providers in Langley for skills training seats in high-priority trades. The investments will fund a total of 464 seats…


Canada Post/CUPW Agreement In Jeopardy

Toronto – There is just one week left before the Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ (CUPW) strike mandate expires. A spokesman for the union says negotiating with Canada Post without the mandate is not an option. That is posing a…




Molson Confirming Chilliwack As New Brewery Site

Chilliwack/Vancouver – It’s a good day for the beer business in Chilliwack.  Molson Coors has confirmed that they will relocate their Vancouver/Burrard brewery to Chilliwack. President and Chief Executive Officer Stewart Glendinning stated in their press release, “Chilliwack met all…


Province Embraces Farm Weddings And Special Events

Victoria – After 8 months of behind the scenes lobbying and negotiations, the Province of BC has backed away from a complete ban on “special events” on farms including farm weddings. This allows breathing room for farm owners to continue…


Retaining Wall Fixed On Highway 1 At Hell’s Gate Tram

Hell’s Gate – The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed work on an important highway infrastructure remediation project on Highway 1, south of Boston Bar. Crews have fixed a section of the rock-stack retaining wall, located on Highway 1,…



Strata Changes – Only 80% To Eliminate

Victoria – Changes to B.C.’s Strata Property Act will give strata owners greater flexibility when their property reaches the end of its life cycle or when the strata members want to sell the property. The changes will allow strata owners…