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ECB dashes market hopes for action

Stock markets ended lower on Thursday as traders were disappointed with the outcome of the European Central Bank's attempt to tackle the debt crisis in the region.

Scrutiny of Enbridge safety increased

B.C. vows to ask tough questions at hearings for pipeline proposal

Top 20 Under 40 organizer

Cathy Dyck has been named special events manager for Vancouver Island's Top 20 Under 40 Business & Community Achievement Awards, an inaugural event being held at the Old House Village Hotel & Spa in Courtenay on Feb. 9, 2013.

Ivanhoe buys Mayfair share

Ivanhoe Cambridge will invest $508 million to buy out its partner in four Canadian shopping centres, including Victoria's Mayfair Shopping Centre. Two of the shopping centres are in Quebec and another is in Nova Scotia.

Samsonite bags Hartmann for $35M

Samsonite International SA bought high-end luggage brand Hartmann Thursday in a $35 million US push to win a bigger share of the luxury travel goods market and build U.S. sales.

Pine beetles slow in Alberta

There's some promising news in the ongoing fight against the spread of the destructive mountain pine beetle in Alberta's forests.

Alarm Force considers sale

AlarmForce Industries Inc. said it is launching a strategic review of its business and opportunities, including a possible sale of the homesecurity company.

Brooks charged with hacking

Former Rupert Murdoch protege Rebekah Brooks has been formally charged with conspiring to hack into the phones of hundreds of well-known people and their associates.

Chick-fil-A support sets record

Adding controversy to the menu does not seem to have hurt Chick-fil-A.

United Way fills key post

Jo-Anne Silverman has been appointed director of fund development for the United Way of Greater Victoria. She was most recently advancement manager at the Camosun College Foundation for more than nine years.
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