Local Business

Vanderhoof will have its own cannabis store Tuesday

This is the 18th government-run store to open in the province.

Skeena Resources, Tahltan prez excited by purchase of Eskay Creek

Skeena gets full control of mine, Barrick gets 12 per cent of Skeena and a one per cent royalty

NKDF announces $28,000 to support COVID-19 recovery initiatives

This funding will be going to projects in the Nechako, Lakes, and Kitamaat regions.

Canfor announces permanent closure of Isle Pierre Mill

The company also announced curtailments at their pulp mills in Prince George.

COVID-19: Coastal GasLink’s work continuing in Vanderhoof

Officials didn’t give any specific month but said they are expecting the Vanderhoof Lodge to be ready for occupancy this summer.

Fraser Lake launches campaign to support local businesses

Businesses have adapted and are providing delivery options, says economic development officer of the Village

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No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

Here’s what’s open in Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce is requesting the community to support local businesses…

Resources for businesses affected by COVID-19

BC Chamber of Commerce along with local chambers have made a list of available resources for businesses to access during this time.

Four Rivers Co-op donates funds to Friendship Centre in Fort St. James

Four Rivers Co-op has donated funds to help the Ulh’goh bi’ yoh…

Four Rivers Co-op in Vanderhoof spending $6 M to upgrade their store

“It will be a modernized store that is here for a long time,” the co-operative’s general manager said.

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Over $2 million in funding given to projects for wood waste recovery

These grants were announced in Prince George Thursday and have been given to four projects.

Vanderhoof business owners appealing to BC Assessment on substantial property tax increases

Several business owners in Vanderhoof are making an appeal to BC Assessment,…

Low supply of homes in the north cause an upward trend on prices

BC Northern Real Estate Board says struggling forestry industry held back housing demand in the latter half of 2019

New Gold donates funds to support environmental project

The Nechako Environment and Water Stewardship Society (NEWSS) were approved funding for…

Canfor shareholders reject Pattison’s takeover offer

Lumber company says offer had just 45% support from minority shareholders

Saik’uz First Nation opens micro-homes for members

The First Nations community partnered with the Sinclar Group for this project

Photos: G7 Small Business Market

Grade 7 students in Vanderhoof developed and sold products at the small business market held Nov. 21.

UNBC professor appointed climate change and water security research chair

Nearly $1.5 million in research funding for this project has come from NSERC and Rio Tinto

Vanderhoof businessman wins lifetime achievement award

A Vanderhoof business owner has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award. Rex…