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A sales boom for RVs; campgrounds brace for snowbird wave, even in winter

A sales boom for RVs; campgrounds brace for snowbird wave, even in winter

With border restrictions likely to remain and snowbirds spending the winter months staying closer to home, Vancouver Island is likely to become a popular destination thanks to its milder climate and numerous campgrounds.
B.C.’s record-high cannabis sales in June are seven times that of last year

B.C.’s record-high cannabis sales in June are seven times that of last year

This is the sixth straight month when the province’s legal cannabis retailers have sold a record-high value of products
Iconic restaurant in downtown Vancouver faces closure

Iconic restaurant in downtown Vancouver faces closure

Their landlord: The provincial government. The plan: Use it as office space.
Restaurant industry urges continued relief

Restaurant industry urges continued relief

"With colder months approaching, the foodservice sector will need continued assistance to keep fulfilling its critical role within the Canadian economy”
Fashion brand closing store in Metropolis at Metrotown as bankruptcies continue

Fashion brand closing store in Metropolis at Metrotown as bankruptcies continue

The Canadian retailer joins the list of many shutting down bricks-and-mortar locations here in Metro Vancouver and nation-wide
Concord Pacific pays $1 billion for St. Paul’s Hospital site

Concord Pacific pays $1 billion for St. Paul’s Hospital site

The Burrard Street site of Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital has been sold to development giant Concord Pacific Group for about $1 billion
U.K. cosmetics giant Lush sues Vancouver-based head of North American operations

U.K. cosmetics giant Lush sues Vancouver-based head of North American operations

A disagreeable whiff of infighting is in the air at the normally fragrant Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics.
Canadian food and coffee giant hammered by 37% profit plunge

Canadian food and coffee giant hammered by 37% profit plunge

Missing morning coffee consumers and snack seekers pushed down profits at the parent company of some big national fast food brands
Vancouver business closures doubled at outset of pandemic: StatsCan

Vancouver business closures doubled at outset of pandemic: StatsCan

7,477 Metro Vancouver businesses closed in March compared with 3,636 businesses a year earlier
Let B.C. restaurants sell liquor permanently with take-out, delivery, proposes MLA

Let B.C. restaurants sell liquor permanently with take-out, delivery, proposes MLA

Allowing restaurants to permanently sell liquor with delivery and take-out sales would support thousands of small businesses across B.C.