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NDIT says: 12,000 jobs lost in northern B.C. to pandemic

NDIT says: 12,000 jobs lost in northern B.C. to pandemic

Northern B.C. was not spared from the economic impacts of COVID-19 - according to a new NDIT report.
Business liaisons to bridge pandemic recovery

Business liaisons to bridge pandemic recovery

Three new business liaisons will soon be settling into their roles across northeast B.C. The Northern Development Initiative Trust has approved funding for three positions in the region, one each in Fort St John, Dawson Creek, and Fort Nelson.
700 more jobs lost in June

700 more jobs lost in June

Employment numbers continued to drop in northeast B.C. in June, with 700 fewer people working and regional unemployment recorded at 10.7%.
Caribou agreements signed

Caribou agreements signed

Two million acres of land in the Peace region will be placed into protected areas as part of a caribou recovery agreement signed in Vancouver today.
Premier John Horgan to meet with Peace officials in Dawson Creek

Premier John Horgan to meet with Peace officials in Dawson Creek

Premier John Horgan and Forests Minister Doug Donaldson are scheduled to meet with Peace Region officials in Dawson Creek on Monday. The Regional District board has scheduled a special closed meeting at 11:30 a.m.
Caribou recovery plan proposes resource development closures in critical habitat

Caribou recovery plan proposes resource development closures in critical habitat

A draft agreement between B.C., Ottawa, and two Treaty 8 First Nations proposes interim moratoriums and changes to resource development practices in critical caribou habitat to help recover three dwindling herds in the South Peace.
Steelhead LNG planning pipeline from Chetwynd to Vancouver Island

Steelhead LNG planning pipeline from Chetwynd to Vancouver Island

Vancouver-based energy company Steelhead LNG says they are in the early stages of investigating a pipeline route from Chetwynd area to their planned Kwispaa LNG facility on Vancouver Island.
B2B brings a new way to focus your business and brand

B2B brings a new way to focus your business and brand

Business and or 'branding' are just words, but Asadeh Yaraghi has the mix of advice and experience to turn them into more.
B.C. announces largest max allowable rent increase in a decade for next year

B.C. announces largest max allowable rent increase in a decade for next year

The Province of British Columbia has announced the maximum allowable rent increase for 2019, and it’s the largest rent hike in more than a decade. Next year, landlords can raise rents by a maximum of 4.5%. This figure is partly tied to the B.C.
B.C. cannabis consumers may face 10% provincial pot tax

B.C. cannabis consumers may face 10% provincial pot tax

B.C. cannabis users could be paying a provincial tax as high as 10% on their purchases if the province’s municipalities get the tax deal they say is necessary to offset the effects of marijuana legalization.