Business

WHAT’S IN STORE: Thinking of dear ol’ mom this weekend

There are a few community-oriented and a number of business-driven Mother’s Day happenings on tap

Uber and Lyft drivers strike across the U.S.

Ride-hailing drivers expose financial unrest before Uber IPO

HBC to pay $4.5M to close deceptive pricing probe: Competition Bureau

The bureau took legal action against the retailer in 2017

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CoWorks comes to Langley
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Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering
Uber to boot riders from app if they repeatedly misbehave

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Google promises a smarter and smaller AI assistant

The assistant will be able to book cars and tickets using online forms on Android phones

WestJet profit up as concerns linger over 737 Max grounding and Swoop

Rivalries have spawned a predatory pricing investigation into WestJet and Swoop by Canada’s watchdog

B.C. unions expect membership gains from labour code changes

NDP government still considering response to ‘gig economy’ trend

Max 8 grounding hitting Air Canada’s bottom line despite a strong quarter

Canada’s largest airline cancelled a total of 8,000 flights last quarter

Kids under 16 can keep working for now, B.C. labour minister says

Opposition questions impact on agricultural, co-op jobs

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley’s Otter Co-op returns record dividends to members

In this week’s business column, editor Roxanne Hooper talks co-op, chamber, and cars.

B.C. Green leader battles sound-bite storm over going zero-emission

Andrew Weaver says gasoline gouging is moving people to electric

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

Beyond Meat has never made an annual profit; it lost $30 million last year

Canada’s banks officially launch SecureKey’s Verified.Me digital identity network

Platform also promises to give users control over information banks will share with third parties

Canfor reports $89.5-million first-quarter loss, revenue down from year ago

Canfor says it lost $36.8 million or 29 cents per diluted share for the quarter

Special needs children get help from new Variety BC event

One night in the Fraser Valley, Variety BC raised $155,000 to help…

  • Apr 30, 2019

B.C. NDP keeps secret ballot vote for union certifications

Labour code changes aim to protect workers from contract flipping

B.C. set to raise working age from 12 to 16, except for ‘light work’ at 14

NDP moves to tighten rules for sharing tips in restaurants, pubs

Cold weather slowed sales at Tim Hortons last quarter

Roll-up-the-rim contest also declined in interest, prompting executives to think about overhaul

Industry accolades bestowed upon investigative Langley reporter

Several other members of the team also lauded for years of dedication to the news media industry

  • Apr 28, 2019