Business

HBC to pay $4.5M to close deceptive pricing probe: Competition Bureau

The bureau took legal action against the retailer in 2017

Straight from Dehart

Bellevue Day Spa opens in the Mission

  • May 8, 2019

First Urban Jars franchisee offers prepped meals, snacks in Kelowna

Katie Smith launched the first Urban Jars franchise in Kelowna about three weeks ago

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The luxury home auction returns to the Okanagan
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BC Tree Fruits Cooperative purchase land in Kelowna for new facility

BCTFC said Old Vernon Road facility will have state-of-the-art packing lines, a cidery and more

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Google promises a smarter and smaller AI assistant

The assistant will be able to book cars and tickets using online forms on Android phones

WestJet profit up as concerns linger over 737 Max grounding and Swoop

Rivalries have spawned a predatory pricing investigation into WestJet and Swoop by Canada’s watchdog

B.C. unions expect membership gains from labour code changes

NDP government still considering response to ‘gig economy’ trend

Max 8 grounding hitting Air Canada’s bottom line despite a strong quarter

Canada’s largest airline cancelled a total of 8,000 flights last quarter

Kids under 16 can keep working for now, B.C. labour minister says

Opposition questions impact on agricultural, co-op jobs

B.C. Green leader battles sound-bite storm over going zero-emission

Andrew Weaver says gasoline gouging is moving people to electric

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

Beyond Meat has never made an annual profit; it lost $30 million last year

Summerland quilter creates art using fabric

Barb Gillespie operates Cherry Tree Quilts

Vernon’s Davison Orchards celebrates 86 years

The family-run farm officially opened for their spring season Wednesday, May 1.

Canada’s banks officially launch SecureKey’s Verified.Me digital identity network

Platform also promises to give users control over information banks will share with third parties

Canfor reports $89.5-million first-quarter loss, revenue down from year ago

Canfor says it lost $36.8 million or 29 cents per diluted share for the quarter

DeHart: Makeover for Ramada Hotel conference facilities

Newer, contemporary look added to Kelowna hotel’s meeting room and banquet facilities

  • May 1, 2019

B.C. NDP keeps secret ballot vote for union certifications

Labour code changes aim to protect workers from contract flipping

B.C. set to raise working age from 12 to 16, except for ‘light work’ at 14

NDP moves to tighten rules for sharing tips in restaurants, pubs

Cold weather slowed sales at Tim Hortons last quarter

Roll-up-the-rim contest also declined in interest, prompting executives to think about overhaul