Business

Retail jobs put at risk by self-service technology, experts say

Walmart expanded technology to allow shoppers to use a scanner at 20 stores in B.C., other provinces

B.C. names new climate advisory panel

Merran Smith, Teck executive Marcia Smith co-chairs

Amazon gets 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

Submissions were due last week. Online retailer has said tax breaks and grants would be factors

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Greens renew call for action on ride sharing

Claire Trevena blasted as ‘minister of taxis’ for delay

Sears set to close its doors in Terrace

Action follows franchise owners’ successfull, 17-year run

Northern timber supply reduction less than it appears

Doug Donaldson must divide remaining supply after pine beetle

UPDATE: Pressure on John Horgan to protect taxi industry

Claire Trevena announces another study of Uber-style service

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

B.C. salmon farm value growing rapidly

Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to release industry inspection data

B.C. marijuana dispensaries form independent group

‘Canada could run out of legal cannabis next July’

Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

“It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

Sears Canada asks court for permission to liquidate

Liquidation sales could start mid-October

Retail giants seize on pop-ups to woo millennials

Pop-up shops backed by big corporations now spring up like whack-a-moles

Tim Hortons franchisee group files new lawsuit against parent company

Tim Hortons called the lawsuit “unfounded,” in a statement by its media relations team

Site C dam project to miss river diversion deadline

Delay to add $610 million, estimate now near $9 billion

Economist, union president named to Fair Wages Commission

B.C. Business Council vice-president also named to minimum wage panel

Environmental review checks for conflicts

Self-regulating a factor in Mount Polley, Shawnigan Lake

B.C. moves to tighten lobbying rules

Ex-politicians can’t use ‘insider information’ for two years