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Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)

B.C. company aims to bring international vacation experience to front door

‘Staycation Boxes’ launched two months ago, includes food bank donation

 

Riders will need to don face coverings to ski and snowboard at Manning this winter. (Manning Park Resort photo)

Mandatory face coverings, wiping down chair lifts all part of Manning winter plans

Winter season at Manning Park Resort to start Dec. 11, winter ops plan details COVID-19 measures

 

Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

 

While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.

Vancouver Island distillery crafts sanitizer to meet Canadian need

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 8, 2020
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.
Many businesses have temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19, but as owners get the green light to reopen some aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford it. (Black Press Media files)

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

About 43 per cent of businesses say they think they will need government incentives to continue operating

Many businesses have temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19, but as owners get the green light to reopen some aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford it. (Black Press Media files)
Julie Stanton shows off some of the books she dropped off at the Langley Value Village thrift store on Wednesday, May 6th. After a six-week shutdown, the store reopened on Tuesday, generating line-up of people waiting to drop off donations. Stanton drove in from North Vancouver to help a friend in Langley who had been stockpiling donations for when the store reopened. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Donors line up as Value Village thrift stores begin to reopen

Company expected a surge in contributions as outlets end COVID-19 shutdowns

Julie Stanton shows off some of the books she dropped off at the Langley Value Village thrift store on Wednesday, May 6th. After a six-week shutdown, the store reopened on Tuesday, generating line-up of people waiting to drop off donations. Stanton drove in from North Vancouver to help a friend in Langley who had been stockpiling donations for when the store reopened. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
New network exploring economic recovery strategies for Chilliwack. (Black Press file)

Network of leaders is set to immediately start tackling challenges facing biz in Chilliwack

‘A made-in-Chilliwack economic recovery plan should help benefit our entire community,’ Mayor says

New network exploring economic recovery strategies for Chilliwack. (Black Press file)
Virtual town hall hears from Chilliwack business community on COVID impacts

Virtual town hall hears from Chilliwack business community on COVID impacts

Hospitality industry and ornamental greenhouse growers among those hit very hard

Virtual town hall hears from Chilliwack business community on COVID impacts
Virtual town hall on Chilliwack business climate is April 21 at 1 p.m. hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. (Black Press file)

Town hall goes virtual to engage with Chilliwack elected officials

It’s an opportunity from the Chamber to talk about to the current business climate in Chilliwack

Virtual town hall on Chilliwack business climate is April 21 at 1 p.m. hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. (Black Press file)
Lex Carstenen, owner of North America Trailer Co. Ltd. of Chilliwack, on the floor of their new facility. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)

WATCH: North America Trailer Company sees stars as they expand Chilliwack footprint

Growth of streaming is behind big demand for trailer equipment for the film and TV industry

Lex Carstenen, owner of North America Trailer Co. Ltd. of Chilliwack, on the floor of their new facility. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)
Martin Klyn is the owner of Klyn Kitchens and Cabinets, now located on Alexander Avenue in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Options are key at Klyn Kitchens and Cabinets in downtown Chilliwack

Formerly based out of his home in Rosedale, Martin Klyn moved his cabinetry business to Alexander

Martin Klyn is the owner of Klyn Kitchens and Cabinets, now located on Alexander Avenue in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)