Business

B.C. tightening rules for farmland reserve exclusion applications

Land commission gets new powers to order landowner records

Construction begins at former Truth Centre site

The Bellewood Park residential development on Fort Street is now underway

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Most expensive new car ever: Bugatti sells for $19 million

A one-off Bugatti luxury sports car displayed at the Geneva auto show has sold for $18.9 million

From home brews to owning a brewery: Ile Sauvage specializes in sours

Cicerone teaches beer school events for other ‘beer geeks’

iPhone sales are falling, and Apple’s app fees might be next

Apple shares have plunged 25 per cent from their peak in early October

China cites pest concerns as the reason for a ban on Canadian canola

Many see measure as retaliation for arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Central bank holds rate, notes ‘increased uncertainty’ on timing of future hikes

Central bank’s trend-setting interest rate is staying at 1.75 per cent for a third-straight announcement

Seniors with unrentable homes in Belcarra, B.C., face huge speculation tax bills

Mayor says Finance Minister Carole James has rejected his community’s attempts to be exempt

China revokes Canadian canola permit as dispute escalates

Richardson International Ltd. said its permit to export canola to China has been revoked

B.C.’s natural gas taxes deter new investment, study says

Fifth highest among energy producing regions in North America

Vancouver Island produce company is sending alfalfa sprouts to outer space

Eat More Sprouts to be part of an International Space Station experiment

Indigenous-owned sustainable scallop farm gets licence

Prince Rupert-based Coastal Shellfish scallops will be sold live in B.C.

Cat-phishing tops list of Better Business Bureau’s 10 scams of 2018

More than 50,000 scams were reported across Canada last year

eBay rethinking future of StubHub and classified business

eBay Inc. is also adding Jesse Cohn of Elliott and Matt Murphy of Marvell Technology to its board

Gap to split, with Old Navy getting independence

Retailer to also close 230 Gap brand stores over the next two years

Amazon wrestling with counterfeit products

Amazon seeks to to crack down on counterfeits