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Store closure highlights retail shift to e-commerce

Store closure highlights retail shift to e-commerce

Cook Culture's Vancouver store to close at end of August; owners pivot to online sales
Local builders still busy as real estate market takes a break

Local builders still busy as real estate market takes a break

2,681 new homes were started through the first seven months of this year in Greater Victoria, ahead of last year’s pace when 2,500 new units were started
Building supply firm that embraces new and used expanding to Cobble Hill

Building supply firm that embraces new and used expanding to Cobble Hill

Demxx started with store in Parksville area
Labour shortages felt in communities across Island's west coast

Labour shortages felt in communities across Island's west coast

“The demand [for workers] is extremely high all across the board,” not just in hospitality industries
B.C. restaurants and retail liquor shops may run low on booze

B.C. restaurants and retail liquor shops may run low on booze

Supply of import beer and wine as well as all spirits is in jeopardy for retail shops and restaurants as a workers' strike blocks government distribution warehouses.
MEC to open Kiosks in Hudson's Bay stores

MEC to open Kiosks in Hudson's Bay stores

First MEC shop-in-shops will be in Toronto
Has B.C. already reached peak inflation?

Has B.C. already reached peak inflation?

Data shows inflation on West Coast easing ahead of rest of nation
Kevin Greenard: Splitting your CPP

Kevin Greenard: Splitting your CPP

Canada Pension Plan contributions made while a couple was married or in a common-law union can be equally divided during or after a divorce or separation.
Haven't filed your tax return? Expect to be hit by B.C.'s speculation tax

Haven't filed your tax return? Expect to be hit by B.C.'s speculation tax

Burnaby homeowner billed $27,000 in provincial speculation tax because she hadn’t yet filed tax return
Victoria restaurants say meal-delivery service owes them thousands of dollars

Victoria restaurants say meal-delivery service owes them thousands of dollars

Food delivery firm Tutti launched in Victoria in 2017