Business

B.C.’s online small claims court a world first

Civil disputes under $5,000 go online in June

New bill would prohibit B.C. employers from requiring women to wear high heels while working

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver call the proposed bill ‘an appropriate and overdue step.’

Trans Mountain pipeline cost hits $7.4 billion

Few oil shippers back out of commitments to use new line

Creating high-tech jobs

Recent innovation conference showcased companies and government agencies wanting to develop new high-tech products.

Ironworkers endorse Clark, rap B.C. Fed

NDP leader shrugs off construction union choice

B.C. carbon tax fails revenue neutral claim: study

Fraser Institute challenges province’s revenue neutrality claim on carbon tax

Premier, US ambassador ‘optimistic’ about softwood talks with Trump team

Ambassador David MacNaughton and B.C. trade representative David Emerson await Donald Trump administration's lumber trade position

Launch-A-Preneur makes a return

If you have a great idea for a business, now’s your chance to make it reality.

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Spike business kicking off again

Okanagan man finds new concept for technology that was built for a golf shoe.

B.C. job growth confined to southwest

B.C. continues to lead the country in new job creation, but most areas of the province lost jobs in 2016

Lumber trade ‘injury’ claim upheld by U.S.

Softwood lumber dispute escalates as president-elect Donald Trump begins actions to protect American jobs

Lake Effect to close its doors

The Lake Effect on Hudson Avenue has announced it will be closing at the end of the the month

  • Jan 4th, 2017

State of city address

The Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce will hold its January business luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 18

  • Jan 4th, 2017

B.C. lowers cap on payday loan fees

Fee for short-term borrowing lowered to $17 per $100, a rate Public Safety Minister Mike Morris says is second lowest in Canada

Winning help for university

A member of Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union is the B.C. winner of one million Choice Rewards MasterCard points

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Higher home values ring in 2017

B.c. property assessments are out, showing jump in Okanagan, South Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver

VIDEO: How to keep New Year’s resolutions without breaking the bank

Tips on turning over a new leaf in 2017 while staying within your budget

Merchandising honour

The Canadian Tire outlet was competing against approximately 265 other stores.

Great Bear Rainforest protection takes effect Jan. 1

One third of region off limits to commercial logging, annual cut set at 2.5 million cubic metres per year

Businesses receive awards

The 2016 Chase & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award winners are:

  • Dec 15th, 2016