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Vancouver Island film industry gets back into action

Film production on Vancouver Island has been showing signs of life in recent weeks, which is welcome news as casts and crews look to get back to business after months of inactivity. Three projects...

End of an era as longtime New West jewelry store set to close

Cartwright Jewelers is inviting folks to “come by and share a memory and say goodbye” as a local institution prepares to close its doors. While owner Susan Cartwright-Coates has considered it a...

Richmond mega-mansion listed for nearly $22m

If you’ve got a spare $22 million lying around, you could get yourself a nice “little” piece of Richmond property – and get $20,000 in change. A 22,000 square-foot mega-mansion on agricultural land...

Canada has some reason for optimism on the jobs front

Statistics Canada’s June employment report confirms that the unprecedented pandemic-induced job losses recorded in March and April are now firmly in the rear-view mirror. B.C. saw a massive 118,000...

B.C. to add 495 long-term care beds in Interior

COVID-19 underscores need for better long-term care in B.C. -- Adrian Dix

Ottawa to extend wage subsidy program until end of year

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said more details on the extension will come later this week

B.C. residents to find international travel risky this summer

Travellers face insurance, self-isolation challenges and numerous restrictions

Pandemic recalibrates screen habits, online abuse

Spike in social media use during lockdown sparks content moderation rethink

Editorial: Playing the no free trade Trump card

Bombast being a growth export from the United States under the current White House administration, it’s not surprising that the new North American trade deal entered into force on July 1 with more...

B.C. is home to the highest restaurant in Canada and it will take your breath away

Located in Golden, British Columbia, The Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers some of the most stunning alpine vistas in North America

Threat of second wave elsewhere is major risk for B.C.

Province’s economic recovery tied to U.S. economic activity

B.C. businesses urged to use no cost recycling service for lighting products

Many different types of lights exist and your business is most likely using a range of them. Some light bulbs contain small amounts of hazardous material that people aren’t aware of. For example,...