Business

Retail jobs put at risk by self-service technology, experts say

Walmart expanded technology to allow shoppers to use a scanner at 20 stores in B.C., other provinces

B.C. names new climate advisory panel

Merran Smith, Teck executive Marcia Smith co-chairs

Amazon gets 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

Submissions were due last week. Online retailer has said tax breaks and grants would be factors

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          Untrending: A line in the digital space

          I was not at all tempted to shout-out the sad news on Facebook or Twitter.

          • Oct 21st, 2017

          Greens renew call for action on ride sharing

          Claire Trevena blasted as ‘minister of taxis’ for delay

          Langley Environmental Partners Society promotes manure management

          Program to be trotted out to horse owners at this weekend’s Mane Event expo in Chilliwack

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Northern timber supply reduction less than it appears

          Doug Donaldson must divide remaining supply after pine beetle

          UPDATE: Pressure on John Horgan to protect taxi industry

          Claire Trevena announces another study of Uber-style service

          Surrey Board of Trade CEO says feds trying to fix ‘communications disaster’

          Small business operators will receive tax cut from 11 to nine per cent over the next two years

          Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

          Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

          B.C. salmon farm value growing rapidly

          Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to release industry inspection data

          Gardening: Much more than just a gardener

          John and Maria Sousa emigrated from Portugal in 1957, landing in Pitt Meadows in 1980.

          • Oct 15th, 2017

          B.C. marijuana dispensaries form independent group

          ‘Canada could run out of legal cannabis next July’

          Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

          The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

          Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

          “It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

          Real estate prices still rising in Langley and Maple Ridge

          Still a sellers’ market as summer transitions to fall

          Sears Canada asks court for permission to liquidate

          Liquidation sales could start mid-October

          Retail giants seize on pop-ups to woo millennials

          Pop-up shops backed by big corporations now spring up like whack-a-moles

          Untrending: Ready for launch of The Digital Hallway

          It is a program that teaches parents, teachers and teens about social media.

          • Oct 8th, 2017

          On Cooking: Enriching lives and relationships with food

          Food is one denominator that not only do we all have in common.

          • Oct 7th, 2017