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Legal cannabis producers want to sell directly to B.C. stores

Legal cannabis producers want to sell directly to B.C. stores

Another proposal is for the government to make cannabis distribution an essential service.
Sluggish August sees fewer buyers, price cuts for higher-end homes

Sluggish August sees fewer buyers, price cuts for higher-end homes

Sales have dropped as high interest rates and soaring inflation push new buyers out of the market.
Empty food shelves the result of internal supply chain problems, Walmart says

Empty food shelves the result of internal supply chain problems, Walmart says

Shoppers took to social media this week to complain about the lack of cheese, meat, yogurt, vegetables and fruit at a number of Island Walmart stores.
Federal government offers $21M for construction apprentice training

Federal government offers $21M for construction apprentice training

The $21-million grant, announced Wednesday in Victoria, will be paid directly to contractors.
Price of gas rises again — get used to it, say industry analysts

Price of gas rises again — get used to it, say industry analysts

The war in Ukraine continues to be an “active factor” in gas prices
Bargaining talks to resume between BCGEU and government, but job action to continue

Bargaining talks to resume between BCGEU and government, but job action to continue

The B.C. General Employees’ Union called the Public Service Agency’s invitation to resume talks “a significant development.”
Chartwell to sell seniors' long-term care homes in Nanaimo and Burnaby

Chartwell to sell seniors' long-term care homes in Nanaimo and Burnaby

Chartwell paid $27.4 million to redevelop Nanaimo's Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in 2016 so it could open to residents in 2017.
No talks scheduled between province and BCGEU; union declares ban on OT

No talks scheduled between province and BCGEU; union declares ban on OT

"The shelves are getting empty" as no liquor is being distributed to B.C. businesses via wholesale and distribution centres and some retail stores are starting to run low.
Restaurants fear for their future amid job-action liquor rationing

Restaurants fear for their future amid job-action liquor rationing

Same ration amounts apply to individuals and to restaurants regardless of size: three of any one product, no rationing of beer
Restaurant body tries to help businesses get money from delivery service

Restaurant body tries to help businesses get money from delivery service