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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          Greens renew call for action on ride sharing

          Claire Trevena blasted as ‘minister of taxis’ for delay

          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

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

          Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

          Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

          Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

          B.C. salmon farm value growing rapidly

          Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to release industry inspection data

          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.

          Nelson chamber mobilizes to promote apprenticeships

          Industry Training Authority hosted interactive lunch for local employers

          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

          Tim Hortons franchisee group files new lawsuit against parent company

          Tim Hortons called the lawsuit “unfounded,” in a statement by its media relations team

          Site C dam project to miss river diversion deadline

          Delay to add $610 million, estimate now near $9 billion

          Economist, union president named to Fair Wages Commission

          B.C. Business Council vice-president also named to minimum wage panel

          Environmental review checks for conflicts

          Self-regulating a factor in Mount Polley, Shawnigan Lake

          Whitewater chairlift construction on schedule

          New Summit Chair should be completed in four weeks