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Record cold could devastate already hurting Okanagan wine industry

Record cold could devastate already hurting Okanagan wine industry

Ben-Min Chang, a scientist at the Summerland Research and Development Centre, said the vines at his location have all lost their buds, which means there won't be any grapes for this season.
Allow CSIS to share intelligence on security threats, business council asks Ottawa

Allow CSIS to share intelligence on security threats, business council asks Ottawa

OTTAWA — A group representing key Canadian businesses wants legislative changes that would allow Canada's spy agency to share threat intelligence with companies to help them take timely protective measures.
$70K payout planned for Richmond immigration fraud victims

$70K payout planned for Richmond immigration fraud victims

Paul Oei and his company were fined $8.6 million by the BCSC after misappropriating investment funds.
Feds offer no plans to extend CEBA deadline once more

Feds offer no plans to extend CEBA deadline once more

Business owners need to apply for a refinancing loan by Thursday to qualify for an extension
Tens of thousands of Ukrainians expected to come to Canada in the next few months

Tens of thousands of Ukrainians expected to come to Canada in the next few months

OTTAWA — Settlement agencies are preparing for the arrival of tens of thousands of Ukrainians before the end-of-March deadline for those fleeing the Russian invasion to enter Canada on emergency visas.
Heat pump interest highest in Atlantic but bigger grants not yet making a difference

Heat pump interest highest in Atlantic but bigger grants not yet making a difference

OTTAWA — The three provinces most dependent on heating oil account for almost nine in 10 of the households that have applied for a federal grant to replace an oil furnace with an electric heat pump.
City keeping tight lid on Stanley Park logging reports

City keeping tight lid on Stanley Park logging reports

FOI request results in $450 invoice
Government watchdog to hold in-person complaints sessions in Richmond

Government watchdog to hold in-person complaints sessions in Richmond

Do you have any concerns about B.C.'s public sector?
Deadline to get partial CEBA forgiveness arrives as business groups warn of closures

Deadline to get partial CEBA forgiveness arrives as business groups warn of closures

The deadline for Canadian businesses to qualify for partial forgiveness of pandemic-era loans has arrived, as business groups warn struggling firms need more time to repay their debt.
Canucks just one piece in vast Aquilini family business empire

Canucks just one piece in vast Aquilini family business empire

Family’s diversified holdings include wide range of hospitality, agriculture and real estate activities.