Business

UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

UPDATE: Weaver’s claims of Site C road damage denied

BC Hydro says sweatlodge, burial ground accommodated

B.C. recreational property market rebounds

Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley residents cash out, head for the hills

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year

Penticton Ale Trail unveiled

Ale Trail to showcase the area as more than just wine country.

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Green-NDP government in B.C. could mean $600 tax hike: report

The Fraser Institute attributes most of the potential increase to carbon taxes in a new study

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Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing
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Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary
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Forum connects immigrant job seekers and employers

CONNECT 2017 event will to help build the labour force in sectors in need of employees

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Sears Canada ponders sale, says there is ‘significant doubt’ about its future

Despite its recent efforts to turn itself around, the writing has been on the wall for Sears Canada

Whole Foods owners strike a Fare deal, sell the store

After 40 years in the natural products business, the owners sold the store to Nature’s Fare

Hudson’s Bay announces 2,000 layoffs

Cuts will offset retail sector challenges and save $350 million annually

$1.75 billion spent on Site C so far

BC Hydro details risks of delay with $60 million a month being spent

Uncertain economic outlook

BC Chartered Professional Accountants say 2017 regional economy prospects concerning

Woodfibre LNG gets 40-year export licence

Squamish project highlights BC Greens’ opposition

Western News partners with 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Curling Canada announced the Penticton Western News as a Media Partner

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Local breweries win national awards

Craft brewers in the Okanagan win at Canadian Brewing Awards

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Parkers supports Discovery House

A Penticton Chrysler dealership is continuing its support of addictions aid and recovery

Cherry Lane moving Urban Dollar to expand food court

Three new restaurant spots are part of wider renovations in the food court area