Skip to content

Local Business

CP reaches tentative deal with striking workers

CP reaches tentative deal with striking workers

After walking off the job at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) announced Wednesday its 3,000 members had reached a tentative deal to renew their four-year collective agreement with Canadian Pacific (CP) Rail.
Vancouver, Squamish lose bid to kill Trans Mountain

Vancouver, Squamish lose bid to kill Trans Mountain

The City of Vancouver and Squamish First Nation have simultaneously lost judicial review applications to the BC Supreme Court to overturn a provincial environmental certificate issued for the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
NEB approves $1.4 billion gas pipeline project in Northeast BC

NEB approves $1.4 billion gas pipeline project in Northeast BC

A $1.4 billion 206-kilometre network of new natural gas pipelines in northeastern B.C. that was originally intended to serve a liquefied natural gas industry has been granted a variance that could see more B.C.
CN ratifies new contract with engineers

CN ratifies new contract with engineers

The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has ratified a new collective agreement with 1,800 locomotives engineers.
​Senate passes bill calling for Ottawa to back Trans Mountain

​Senate passes bill calling for Ottawa to back Trans Mountain

The Canadian senate has passed a bill calling on the federal government to put its weight behind the successful completion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project.
Provincial employment stays flat in April

Provincial employment stays flat in April

BC employment rose just 0.1% to 2.48 million during April. The slight increase follows three months of erosion and continues a flat performance since last summer.
Ottawa rejects takeover of company with Site C contract

Ottawa rejects takeover of company with Site C contract

Citing national security concerns, chinese investors won’t be profiting from the $10.7 billion Site C dam project.
Canadians need to eat more whole grains, study says

Canadians need to eat more whole grains, study says

Canadians may not all be consuming enough whole grains, but a survey has found that what whole grain foods they do consume are nutrient dense.
Pressure mounts to liberalize sports betting in Canada

Pressure mounts to liberalize sports betting in Canada

The odds appear to be tilting in favour of Canada loosening sports-betting laws so they are more in sync with those of European and Asian nations.
Small businesses to government: payroll tax stunts our growth

Small businesses to government: payroll tax stunts our growth

Some small-business owners are anxious to get their voices heard by the provincial government’s small-business task force.