Business

Struggling outdoor equipment retailer MEC opposes efforts to pause sale to Kingswood

MEC said it’s urgent for the sale to close before the retailer sees ‘significant weekly cash flow losses’

 

City-centre businesses mount slower recovery than rural areas, CFIB says

Data shows 22 per cent of businesses polled in urban cores are at normal levels of sales compared to 37 per cent in rural areas

 

Dinosaurs revived for animatronic auction in Langley

More than 500 robot dinosaurs, fossils, and exhibition gear are going on the block Aug. 6

 

Business centre to hold socially distant open house

‘It is is really exciting, this building is a new shiny building now’

Labour minister stands ground as B.C. business leaders demand temporary layoff extension

Temporary layoff time limits must be extended now, businesses tell Harry Bains

New association to provide voice for B.C. First Nation development corporations

First Nation Business Development Association is comprised of nearly 50 members

New wheelchair for dogs aims to increase the length and quality of senior dogs’ lives

‘Just like in the human world where we have walkers, wheelchairs and diapers’

As two B.C. offices see outbreaks, Dr. Henry warns tests don’t replace other measures

Physical distancing, PPE and sanitizing remain key to reduce COVID-19 spread

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  • Jun 1, 2020

100 per cent of Cariboo businesses have had to reduce employee hours or lay employees off, study finds

This survey was conducted by the BC Chamber of Commerce called the COVID-19 Impact Pulse Check #3

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  • May 25, 2020

Commercial rent relief applications open as feds encourage landlords to apply

Program would see government cover 50 per cent of the rent

Pharmacy restricted number of customers in store

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  • May 19, 2020

Horse Lake Garden Centre open for business

“I think it’s working well now”

Flooring store reopened after closing for 10 days

‘They need something to do while they’re stuck at home’