Emma Crawford

GVBOT launches trade accelerator program

The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade (GVBOT) has announced it is launching a program that is intended to increase the export capacity of small and medium-sized business in British Columbia. The...

James Moore talks taxes at VBOT

Industry Minister James Moore spoke of tax relief measures and Economic Action Plan 2014 in his address to the Vancouver Board of Trade February 14.

New $97m Surrey city hall opens

A new $97 million city hall for the City of Surrey opened February 17 at noon.

Canadian economy inches upward in November

Canada’s economy posted its fifth consecutive monthly gain in November, according to Statistics Canada.

B.C. small business owners most confident in the country

Business confidence across the province dipped slightly in January compared with one month prior, but British Columbian entrepreneurs still remain the most optimistic in the country.

Government approves sweeping changes to liquor laws

The way British Columbians are able to raise a glass will soon be changing.

British Columbians earn less than Canadian average, more than 20% less than Albertans: StatsCan

The average worker in British Columbia took home almost 4% less than the average Canadian employee and more than 20% less than their Albertan counterparts in November, according to Statistics Canada...

Province to see escalating home sales: BCREA

Residential sales in the province are set to grow over 2014, according to the British Columbia Real Estate Association's (BCREA) 2014 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update published January 30.

Corporate taxes punish individuals, not corporations: Fraser Institute

Increases in corporate taxes hurt people and not “faceless corporations,” according to a commentary published by the Fraser Institute Thursday.

Investment advisers “bullish” on stocks

Investment advisers in Canada are optimistic about stock performance over 2014’s first quarter, according to an adviser sentiment survey published by Horizons ETFs Management Canada January 29.