Business

New BCFGA president well prepared for new task

Oliver orchardist Pinder Dhaliwal has been BCFGA vice-president for five years

A $5 million boost for Okanagan fruit growers

The Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund was announced to help update aging farming equipment, infrastructure

Minimum wage increase hampers Okanagan fruit growers

No consultation for implementation of wage changes

Trump considers global steel tariffs, potentially hitting Canada

Canada is the United States’ biggest supplier of both steel and aluminum

New resource in the Shuswap for women entrepreneurs

Non-profit Women’s Enterprise Centre to offer course for female business owners.

  • Feb 15th, 2018
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New downtown Kelowna hotel unveiled
High Road: Coffee and chocolate
New casino opens its doors

‘Supercluster’ tech groups to share up to $950M in federal cash

It’s part of a high-tech collaboration to foster growth and create jobs

Home sales in Canada dip to lowest level in 3 years: CREA

Canadian Real Estate Association says January activity was down in 75% of local markets

Everything you need to know about comfort animals on Canadian airlines

Air Canada only allows emotional support dogs, while WestJet accepts a much broader range

No negotiations on U.S. lumber duties

B.C. Forests minister says government resigned to winning legal process

Optimistic tone in B.C. business community

Concerns registered on housing affordability and tax increases

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Find Your Fit makes Okanagan stops

Career choices on tap in Lumby Thursday, Summerland Tuesday

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Real estate sales picking up

Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board releases January stats

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Lululemon CEO exits after failing to meet conduct standards

Laurent Potdevin is also no longer on the Vancouver-based retailer’s board of directors

Alberta premier ramps up oil pipeline battle with B.C.

No more electricity discussions with B.C., Rachel Notley says

Shuswap home captures gold

Hindbo Construction honoured with Tommie Award for Eagle Bay residence

  • Jan 31st, 2018

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

‘He will be much missed and warmly remembered by his family and IKEA staff all around the world’

Annual pace of inflation slows as the price of gasoline levels out

Consumer price index for the final month of 2017 was up 1.9 per cent, officials say

New board for Chase chamber

Stefan Schielke from inTechrity sworn in as president

  • Jan 25th, 2018