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Provincial pot: Should all B.C. cities get the same piece of the tax revenue pie?

Reporter Nick Laba’s third and final instalment in his series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Aug 29, 2019

B.C. government adds staff to field worker pay complaints

‘Self-help kit’ a barrier to migrant workers, Harry Bains says

BeadTrails expands to Ontario

Business originated in Summerland and is now expanding to the Niagara Peninsula

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Thunderstorm over Revelstoke on Sept. 7
Ainsley Renyard balloon ties a wiener dog
Revelstoke's first splash park is now open
Restoring bull trout habitat in Glacier National Park

Provincial pot: The rocky road of regulation

In his second of three pieces, Nick Laba explores B.C.’s strict regulations on growing cannabis

  • Aug 28, 2019

B.C. Indigenous group vows to battle Site C dam in court again

B.C. Hydro project preparing to divert Peace River next summer

Pattullo Bridge project budget unchanged as bids come in

Builders wary about union-only rules, contractor group says

Provincial pot: Growing B.C. bud in the era of legalization

Reporter Nick Laba delves into cannabis agriculture in B.C. in a special three-part series

  • Aug 27, 2019

A day for the dogs of the Okanagan

Interntional Dog Day celebrated by Pooch Partners

Black Press expansion creates jobs in the Okanagan

Black Press job fair Aug. 28 open to production workers, drivers, carriers

Okanagan Pizza Huts raise dough for diabetes research

Vernon Pizza Hut location raised more than $3,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

  • Aug 24, 2019

Okanagan takes step towards cutting carbon footprint of its buildings

City council decided on Monday to adopt the BC Energy Step Code to improve its building efficiency

  • Aug 23, 2019

Forests minister visits B.C. town rocked by multiple mill shutdowns

A third of Mackenzie turns out for rally, not much to cheer about

True Leaf closes in on cultivation for Okanagan cannabis hub

True Leaf Cannabis Inc. says it expects to receive its cultivation licence by fourth quarter of 2019

  • Aug 21, 2019

Inflation hits Bank of Canada 2% target for second straight month

Prices showed strength in other areas, including an 18.9 per cent increase in the cost of fresh vegetables

B.C. sets rules for ride hailing, same minimum fee as taxis

Larger operating areas seen as threat by cab companies

B.C. log export rules killing us, northwest harvester says

NorthPac Forestry says Skeena Sawmills has plenty of timber

Feds to give dairy farmers $1.75B to compensate for impact of trade deals

About half of the country’s 11,000 dairy producers are in Quebec

VIDEO: Dashcams are ‘unbiased witness’ when bad things happen to good drivers

The cameras sell for between $200 and $500, and are becoming increasingly popular