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The business of heat: Weather raises cost pressures on B.C. farmers

The business of heat: Weather raises cost pressures on B.C. farmers

BIV special report: As B.C. summers bring longer and more frequent stretches of extreme weather, the province’s businesses grapple with the challenge of rising costs, threats to natural resources and changes in consumer spending patterns.
Short-film campaign celebrates Japan-Canada ties

Short-film campaign celebrates Japan-Canada ties

Japanese officials and B.C. filmmakers are hoping it will develop a deeper connection between the two countries' creative industries.
River Rock Casino Resort rewarded for its wine selection

River Rock Casino Resort rewarded for its wine selection

River Rock Casino Resort’s restaurant Tramonto has received the Wine Spectator magazine’s 2018 Best of Award of Excellence for its wine selection. With over 600 wines to choose from, Tramonto stood out from 1,215 restaurants in over 75 countries.
PNE transformation just getting started

PNE transformation just getting started

Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) executives hope new events will draw enough people for this year’s fair to notch a third consecutive increase in attendance, after hitting a decades-plus low of only 678,193 visitors in 2015.
B.C. inflation hits 3.3%, topping Canadian average in July: StatsCan

B.C. inflation hits 3.3%, topping Canadian average in July: StatsCan

B.C.’s inflation rate hit 3.3 per cent in July, the same month the annual rate crept up to a level not seen across the nation since 2011. Statistics Canada’s Consumer Price Index [CPI] revealed Aug.
Contest: See behind the scenes at a YVR airline

Contest: See behind the scenes at a YVR airline

Beijing Capital Airlines has partnered with Richmond News and YVR to give aviation lovers an inside look of how an airline and airport operate.
Driverless cars, health trends steer beer sector in new direction

Driverless cars, health trends steer beer sector in new direction

While autonomous vehicles are expected to boost alcohol sales, some brewers are betting on non-alcoholic drinks
Woman says Richmond travel agency failed to book parts of her holiday

Woman says Richmond travel agency failed to book parts of her holiday

Sinorama had its license suspended and accounts frozen last week over concerns it wouldn’t be able to deliver services to customers.
B.C. government restrictions have retail-cannabis entrepreneurs scrambling

B.C. government restrictions have retail-cannabis entrepreneurs scrambling

Entrepreneurs who want to own private cannabis stores in B.C. are rethinking business plans after the B.C. government’s July announcement that it will not allow any company or individual to own more than eight stores.
Richmond residents: Geothermal condos come with costs

Richmond residents: Geothermal condos come with costs

Residents of Richmond’s 1st geothermal condo share their experiences