Business

Visitor Centre no longer an agent for Purolator

The nearest 'shipping-only' location for Purolator packages is now the Staples Business Depot at 101-7491 Vedder Road.

Tourism Chilliwack on track for strongest year ever

The revitalization of a downtown Chilliwack hotel last year had a remarkable impact on Tourism Chilliwack's bottom line.

A container ship prepares to dock at Deltaport.

Ports already feeling pain of possible strike

Cargo diverting as longshoremen threaten to walk

A container ship prepares to dock at Deltaport.
Peter Nix pours a bag of coal onto a blanket at the B.C. legislature Tuesday

Coal exports boom, climate worries bloom

With coal exports booming and more mines opening in northeastern B.C., federal…

Peter Nix pours a bag of coal onto a blanket at the B.C. legislature Tuesday
B.C. Liberal leadership candidates George Abbott and Ed Mayne attend forestry forum at the Truck Loggers' Association convention in Victoria Wednesday.

B.C. Liberals woo coastal loggers

VICTORIA – B.C. Liberal leadership candidates made their pitches to coastal loggers…

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates George Abbott and Ed Mayne attend forestry forum at the Truck Loggers' Association convention in Victoria Wednesday.
Logging and roadbuilding equipment awaits auction on Vancouver Island in the fall of 2009. Coastal logging has begun to recover since the low point that saw some companies fold or consolidate due to poor market conditions.

Coastal loggers to quiz candidates

VICTORIA – B.C. Liberal candidates have been invited to the Truck Loggers'…

Logging and roadbuilding equipment awaits auction on Vancouver Island in the fall of 2009. Coastal logging has begun to recover since the low point that saw some companies fold or consolidate due to poor market conditions.
Movement of average prices in Greater Vancouver since 1977. Note that average price statistics tend to be higher than the 'benchmark price'

Real estate gains uneven, prices peaked in April

Home prices up a few per cent in 2010 in most of Lower Mainland

Movement of average prices in Greater Vancouver since 1977. Note that average price statistics tend to be higher than the 'benchmark price'
Mattress recyclers brace for influx of dead beds

Mattress recyclers brace for influx of dead beds

New Metro disposal fee expected to be boon for business

Mattress recyclers brace for influx of dead beds
BC Ferries has released salary information on its senior staff.

Ferries salaries released

BC Ferries CEO David Hahn collected $984,000 in pay and bonuses in 2009

BC Ferries has released salary information on its senior staff.

Rental vacancy rates edge down in Lower Mainland

Average rents went up modestly this year

Natural gas rates are going down again.

Natural gas rates drop

Falling natural gas prices should save the typical gas-heated household $66 next…

Natural gas rates are going down again.
Forests Minister Pat Bell and Frank Everitt

Asian forest exports match U.S. sales

VICTORIA – Surging forest products sales to Asia have for the first…

Forests Minister Pat Bell and Frank Everitt
Dave Cobb is president and CEO of BC Hydro.

Electricity users in for regular rate jolts

Bills projected to rise 10 per cent each year

Dave Cobb is president and CEO of BC Hydro.
Detail of Fraser Valley Real Estate Board graph plotting the average price of detached houses in the Fraser Valley over the past five years. Prices bottomed out at just under $500

Real estate market ekes out small one-year gain

Prices now relatively stable, realtors say

Detail of Fraser Valley Real Estate Board graph plotting the average price of detached houses in the Fraser Valley over the past five years. Prices bottomed out at just under $500

Civic ‘overspending’ slammed by business lobby

We buy what our citizens want, one mayor responds

Group buying sites phenomenon takes online sales and marketing to new heights.

Group buying phenomenon offers a great deal for everyone

Whether it's a dinner out, a weekend getaway or a self-pampering spa package, consumers are always looking for a deal.

Group buying sites phenomenon takes online sales and marketing to new heights.