Business

B.C. considers business sales tax relief

Finance Minister Mike de Jong considers giving up $160 million in provincial sales tax revenue added to business electricity bills

Latest aerial survey finds signs of metal ore

Region mapped includes Smithers, Burns Lake, Houston, Vanderhoof and Fraser Lake

Premier shifts job focus to technology

Technology, climate innovation replace mines and natural gas in Premier Christy Clark's blueprint for B.C. growth

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          Horgan takes on Clark, forest companies

          Donald Trump trade threats raise political heat for Premier Christy Clark

          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

          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

          Higher home values ring in 2017

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

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

          Specialty wood industry reaches out to world

          #BCForestFuture series: Re-manufactured wood products have a global supply chain, and Asian markets are vital

          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

          Asia imports up as U.S. targets B.C. lumber

          #BCForestFuture series: Premier Christy Clark confident Donald Trump wants housing construction boom, needs B.C. lumber

          Small is beautiful for northern mill owners

          #BCForestFuture series: Nechako Lumber was B.C.'s first to sell lumber to Japan, and has led the way in dealing with mountain pine beetle

          Indigenous forest industry looks to Pacific Rim

          #BCForestFuture series: Carrier Sekani chief joins forest trade mission to Asia, where cultural ties and business are intertwined

          B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

          #BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China

          China moves to stop illegal logging trade

          Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

          B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

          Chinese government's pollution targets may give edge to wood construction over steel or concrete

          Budget surplus hits $2.24 billion, but B.C. braces for schools settlement

          Finance minister Mike de Jong won't say how much of a hit is expected from teachers' court win

          B.C. log home maker has deep roots in Japan

          Reconstruction continues in fishing village wiped off map by tsunami's wall of water

          B.C. tall trees help restore Japan’s tall ship

          Timber from Port Alberni helped Japanese museum replace historic ship masts destroyed in tsunami