Business

Shauna Grobowsky photographed by Lia Crowe

Secrets and lives with Shauna Grobowsky

Passionate Blooms owner doesn’t put limits on dreams or ideas

  • Dec 6, 2021

 

Officials with Howard Clothing Co. in South Surrey say culprits busted through the store’s front entrance early Friday (Dec. 3). (Howard Clothing Co./Instagram photos)

South Surrey clothing stores targeted by thieves

Vehicle used in break-ins to Howard Clothing Co. and Coastal Riders

 

Justin Kandola - Lia Crowe photography

Secrets and lives with Justin Kandola

Modern Furniture GM appreciates the unique

  • Dec 3, 2021

 

Tap & Barrel is slated to open in South Surrey in summer 2022. (Contributed photo)

Summer 2022 eyed for opening of Tap & Barrel in South Surrey

Restaurant-bar near 32 Avenue and 152 Street to offer nearly 500 seats

Tap & Barrel is slated to open in South Surrey in summer 2022. (Contributed photo)
October 22, 2021 - Tracy Arden from Redefined Clothing in Duncan for S&L in Boulevard Central Island . Don Denton photo

Secrets and lives with Tracy Arden

Redefined Clothing Boutique owner fills a fashion niche in the Cowichan Valley

  • Nov 29, 2021
October 22, 2021 - Tracy Arden from Redefined Clothing in Duncan for S&L in Boulevard Central Island . Don Denton photo
Consider if you really need something before you buy it on Black Friday, says a professor from University of B.C. Pictured here, a person at a sale from Black Friday 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Consider need over deals when Black Friday bargain hunting, experts say

Don’t be ashamed to shop, but consider longtime usage, says UBC professor

Consider if you really need something before you buy it on Black Friday, says a professor from University of B.C. Pictured here, a person at a sale from Black Friday 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
A section of artist Paul Ygartua's giant "Legends" mural on the Beachcomber Hot Tubs building in Surrey, at 132 Street and Comber Way. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
A section of artist Paul Ygartua's giant "Legends" mural on the Beachcomber Hot Tubs building in Surrey, at 132 Street and Comber Way. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
October 21, 2021 - Katy and Eric Johnson from Complete Windows in Parksville for Business Class in Boulevard Central Island . Don Denton photo

Complete Windows is clearly created for success

Family business works with home owners, builders and architects

  • Nov 26, 2021
October 21, 2021 - Katy and Eric Johnson from Complete Windows in Parksville for Business Class in Boulevard Central Island . Don Denton photo
Viviane Müller (right) accepts the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation’s Philanthropy Award of Distinction on behalf pf PARC Retirement Living, joined by foundation vice-chair Grant Turnbull (centre) and Tony Baena, PARC president and CEO. (Peace Arch Hospital Foundation photo)

$1.2M donation celebrated by Peace Arch Hospital Foundation

PARC gift recognized with philanthropy award

Viviane Müller (right) accepts the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation’s Philanthropy Award of Distinction on behalf pf PARC Retirement Living, joined by foundation vice-chair Grant Turnbull (centre) and Tony Baena, PARC president and CEO. (Peace Arch Hospital Foundation photo)
The B.C. government announced that workers will be entitled to five paid sick days a year, beginning in January. Labour groups say the announcement falls short. Pictured here, a worker gathering shopping carts in a grocery store parking lot in March. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

B.C.’s 5 paid sick days fall short of ask for some; criticized as ‘gut punch’ by small business

Small business, meanwhile, say move ‘tone deaf’ to their realities

The B.C. government announced that workers will be entitled to five paid sick days a year, beginning in January. Labour groups say the announcement falls short. Pictured here, a worker gathering shopping carts in a grocery store parking lot in March. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)
South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce executive director Ritu Khanna and restaurateur Vikram Vij were among those helping flood victims through donations at My Shanti’s Diwali Celebration Dinner Nov. 22. Alex Browne photo

Peninsula businesses step up to help victims of B.C. floods

My Shanti event, JRG group assisting with food drive

South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce executive director Ritu Khanna and restaurateur Vikram Vij were among those helping flood victims through donations at My Shanti’s Diwali Celebration Dinner Nov. 22. Alex Browne photo
Sharon Conway photographed by Lia Crowe

A passion for Habitat for Humanity

Sharon Conway wants to make the world a better place, one build at a time

  • Nov 22, 2021
Sharon Conway photographed by Lia Crowe
The Bank of Nova Scotia building is shown in the financial district in Toronto on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Canadians eyeing internships, co-op placements and graduate positions at Scotiabank no longer have to polish up their resumes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Scotiabank ditches resumés for campus hiring, widening candidate pool

The decision has already boosted the bank’s number of hires for people of colour, increased retention rates

The Bank of Nova Scotia building is shown in the financial district in Toronto on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Canadians eyeing internships, co-op placements and graduate positions at Scotiabank no longer have to polish up their resumes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)

Clovie award winners named during gala ceremony Nov. 17

Cloverdale business awards recognized exemplary businesses, not-for-profits, individuals

Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)
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Surrey’s economic rebound driven by health care, natural resources, public admin, tech

According to Surrey’s latest labour market report produced by Surrey Board of Trade

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Courtney Watkins - Photography by Lia Crowe

Life and style with Courtney Watkins

Owner of Mine & Yours gravitates to dresses year round

  • Nov 17, 2021
Courtney Watkins - Photography by Lia Crowe
Rolls Royce Ghost

Rolls Royce Ghost unveiled

The absolute pinnacle of automobiles

  • Nov 12, 2021
Rolls Royce Ghost
Janet O’Dell is a death doula, offering her services in the Comox Valley via her website, dynamicjourneydoula.ca
Janet O’Dell is a death doula, offering her services in the Comox Valley via her website, dynamicjourneydoula.ca

B.C. death doula’s mission is to transform how we think and talk about death

‘There is such a thing as a good death - if you plan for it’

Janet O’Dell is a death doula, offering her services in the Comox Valley via her website, dynamicjourneydoula.ca
Janet O’Dell is a death doula, offering her services in the Comox Valley via her website, dynamicjourneydoula.ca
Anita’s Organic Mill co-owner Taylor Gemmel outside the Chilliwack location. (Michelle Gemmel submitted file photo)

Nature’s Path acquires majority interest in Chilliwack organic food business

Largest organic cereal and snack maker buys into Anita’s Organic Mill

Anita’s Organic Mill co-owner Taylor Gemmel outside the Chilliwack location. (Michelle Gemmel submitted file photo)
Grace Kwok photographed by Lia Crowe

The First Lady of pre-sales

Grace Kwok changed real estate marketing

  • Nov 8, 2021
Grace Kwok photographed by Lia Crowe