Business

Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump

Asian demand for B.C. wood products peaked in 2013, analyst says China sales on pace for 50 per cent drop

More discounts coming as BC Ferries traffic rises

Vehicle traffic up 5% with no net fare increase and discounts offered for vehicles pulling boats and travel trailers

B.C. approves Valemount glacier resort plan

Designer of Kicking Horse and Jumbo resorts gets approval to proceed with $175 million project east of Prince George

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          Delta mall hiring for 3,000 positions

          Tsawwassen Mills lands 133 new tenants and will host a second job fair Aug. 18.

          Banks Island miners face 18 pollution charges

          Gold mine near Prince Rupert shut down last summer for permit violations, owners charged for failing to report spill

          Familiar faces at the new Bagheera Boutique in Fort Langley

          Mother-and-daughter team bring experience and expertise in high-end fashion

          Business pushing back on CPP expansion

          B.C. stands in the way of Justin Trudeau government's plan to hike Canada Pension Plan contributions, but likely not for long

          Brides, bands allowed back on farmland

          No permit required for weddings, festivals on farms if fewer than 150 people attend, says Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick

          BC Hydro rates rise as demand slows

          Four per cent rate hike already in effect, more to come as BC Hydro looks for savings to offset slow industrial demand

          Government shrugs off foreign real estate fallout

          Construction industry disruption expected as new tax threatens deals, says Finance Minister Mike de Jong

          U.S. Senators ‘inaccurate’ on lumber claim: Premiers

          Premier Christy Clark protests to Prime minister Justin Trudeau about latest claims of softwood subsidy

          New rules in effect for mine tailings ponds

          Permits will specify dam construction, water level, motion detection and independent review, Mines Minister Bill Bennett says

          Condo dispute tribunal begins work

          Early intake of strata property dispute resolution applications begins for Canada's first online tribunal

          Supreme Court upholds ban on B.C. pharmacy reward points

          Regulators consider prescription incentives a health risk

          LNG Canada latest to delay investment

          Shell-led group with Korea Gas, Mitsubishi and PetroChina can't say when its decision on Kitimat project will come

          Odometer rollbacks by banned car dealer prompt warning from regulators

          Arthur Tong banned from car business, forced to compensate unsuspecting buyers

          B.C. farmland protected from reforestation

          Regulation change closes loophole that allowed British company to buy up B.C. farms and convert them to forest for carbon offsets

          Site C a lone bright spot for northern B.C.

          Nearly 80 per cent of 1,447 people working on Peace River dam are B.C. residents, says Energy Minister Bill Bennett

          Cooling off period urged to protect hasty home buyers

          B.C. home inspectors say bidding wars prompt risky subject-free deals that can leave buyers with unexpected costs and regrets

          Ottawa, provinces work on national housing plan

          Federal minister Jean-Yves Duclos says he will work with provinces to develop first national housing strategy in 40 years