Members of the federal NDP B.C. Caucus are calling for stronger action by the federal government to protect Canadian citizens affected by a series of measures undertaken by the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The B.C. Economic Forecast Council has lowered its growth projections for the province this year and next in light of the worsening global economy.
On average, the council expects B.C.’s GDP growth to be 2.2 per cent in 2011, down from its 2.7 per cent forecast in January of this year. The council also predicts B.C.’s GDP will grow 2.2 per cent in 2012 and average 2.7...
At its meeting Monday, Interfor's Board of Directors approved a $24-million capital plan to upgrade the Company's Grand Forks and Castlegar sawmills.
The NDP is demanding BC Hydro stop paying lavish executive bonuses, following an auditor general's report that revealed that the Crown corporation actually ran a $249 million deficit last year, the CBC reports.
NDP leader Adrian Dix says at a time when Hydro is looking at ramping up rates for customers, the current bonus system for executives doesn't make sense...
B.C.’s minimum wage will increase to $9.50 on Tuesday, Nov. 1.
At the same time, the minimum wage rate for liquor servers will increase to $8.75.
This is the second increase to the minimum wage this year, and follows the announcment to increase minimum wage in three stages to $10.25 by May 1, 2012.
This week, Oct. 17 – 21, is Small Business Week in B.C, but the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce has opted to blanket the entire month with commerce-conducive events.
Nelson has gone international once again.
Los Angeles Times staff writer Chris Reynolds made a stop in the Heritage city recently to give a Coles Notes version to Californians of life north of the 49th parallel
Reynolds made the holiday trek from Los Angeles with his family to drink a little hemp ale, sample some hemp cookies and enjoy what Nelsonites...
The Nelson company that developed the popular Matrix multiple listing service platform used by 17 MLS service’s across North America has been sold.
One hundred per cent of Tarasoft Corp. was sold Sept. 15 to real estate information and analytics provider CoreLogic for an undisclosed price.
There was no mention made whether there would be job...