Business

Economy stifled by distractions

Outlook still positive despite government and environment uncertainties.

First Nation fashion designer invited to Paris fashion show

A fashion dream is coming true for one B.C. woman

BNA ‘bowls’ into next door

BNA Brewing is expanding into the old Flashbacks building.

B.C. government to outline next steps on Trans Mountain pipeline

Officials to speak on pipeline set to run through Vancouver, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and onto Alberta

Canadian wine is on NAFTA negotiating table

U.S. dispute over Canadian wine sales restrictions on the table at NAFTA talks

Bead fundraiser commemorates fire season

Proceeds from sales to benefit Red Cross in assisting those affected by wildfires

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      New WestJet discount airline service not expected until next year

      News of the delay came as WestJet reported it earned $48.4 million in its latest quarter

      Update: Chamber executive director resigns

      The Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is on the hunt for a new executive director

      BUSINESS BUZZ: Summertime visitors return to Okanagan

      With the provincial state of emergency, many out-of-province visitors are feeling apprehensive

      • Jul 26th, 2017

      Nominations sought for Commercial Building Award

      The deadline for accepting nominations is Aug. 11

      • Jul 24th, 2017

      BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

      A tech startup out of Kelowna has joined forced with the RCMP for the Protecting Innocence Hackathon

      New car sales booming

      Thirst for new vehicles still high for Canadian consumers judging by record-setting sales

      Grand Sommelier Express

      Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Association raised $2,508 for the Kettle Valley Steam Railway Society

      Gasoline prices to hit 7-year Canada Day lows

      What’s up for Canada Day? For a change, it’s not average gasoline prices.

      U.S. adds another border tax to B.C. lumber

      Minister says work continues through B.C. instability

      Bakery to celebrate fifth anniversary

      True Grain Bread in Summerland has received numerous awards since opening in 2012

      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