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Red-tape reduction tops housing as biggest Vancouver business concern

Red-tape reduction tops housing as biggest Vancouver business concern

Red-tape reduction tops housing as biggest Vancouver business concern
High-voltage shock leaves Port Coquitlam window cleaner with serious injuries

High-voltage shock leaves Port Coquitlam window cleaner with serious injuries

A company has been fined $5,000 after WorkSafeBC determined the new employee had not received proper hazard training.
Vancouver businesses beg for red-tape relief

Vancouver businesses beg for red-tape relief

Empty stores can reflect lag in permits, rising street crime and high taxes: city’s response is plan to tax the vacant space
Battle of the wings about to start in Port Coquitlam with new Canadian franchise

Battle of the wings about to start in Port Coquitlam with new Canadian franchise

A new restaurant is coming to Port Coquitlam's Fremont Village, with the leasing of space in the outdoor mall operated by the Onni Group.
'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

Gig-working apps like Uber and Doordash fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers' experiences, thus putting them at personal and financial risk, according to new study.
Seven-day Vancouver International Wine festival readies for launch

Seven-day Vancouver International Wine festival readies for launch

City’s largest food and wine event since pandemic started set to start May 16
Here's the latest fried chicken giant to tempt taste buds in Coquitlam

Here's the latest fried chicken giant to tempt taste buds in Coquitlam

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, the American fried chicken chain, plans to duke it out with other fried chicken joints in the popular quick service restaurant market.
Wine, cider, mead or sake with your groceries? Coquitlam eyes liquor sales at new Save On Foods

Wine, cider, mead or sake with your groceries? Coquitlam eyes liquor sales at new Save On Foods

A public hearing is set for May 30 after Coquitlam city council gave first bylaw reading to allow liquor sales at the new Save on Foods on Lougheed Highway.
Video Cat purrfecting online sales strategy in battle against streaming giants

Video Cat purrfecting online sales strategy in battle against streaming giants

Vancouver video rental store shifting business model to keep up with changing viewing habits
Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Vandalism, red tape, inflation, online competition among hurdles facing local entrepreneurs