Small Business

Pedestrians stroll along Spring Garden Road in Halifax on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. A new retail shopping event has arrived, encouraging consumers to support local, independent businesses during the holiday season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

‘Nightmare on Main Street:’ After a tough year, campaign urges consumers to buy local

Only 38 per cent of retail businesses are reaching their usual sales levels

 

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Integris Credit Union is your financial cooperative

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

  • Oct 22, 2020

 

Products at Wish Day Spa. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Wish Day Spa: Rejuvenate your senses with Eminence skin care products and spa experience

After being here for 8 years, the owner Lana Thomson wants to…

  • Oct 22, 2020
Products at Wish Day Spa. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Scott Stevens, left, with Robert Askeland at Rich’s Saw Sales. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Rich’s Saw Sales: Multi-faceted store specializing in light industrial, home and garden

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Scott Stevens, left, with Robert Askeland at Rich’s Saw Sales. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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Vanderhoof Department Store: 28 years of exceptional and personal retail experience

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

  • Oct 22, 2020
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Richard Wruth, owner of California Dreamin’. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

California Dreamin’: One-stop-shop for all your clothing needs

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Richard Wruth, owner of California Dreamin’. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Pictured- Mayson Williams, Michael Williams, Josie Williams, Tyreed Schumann, Alison Eggleton, Abby Doiron, Jason Schumann, Charity Schumann, Annabelle Lyons, Carlina and Daniel Lyons. (Submitted photo)

Daniel Lyons Law Corp: Your local, community legal counsel

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Pictured- Mayson Williams, Michael Williams, Josie Williams, Tyreed Schumann, Alison Eggleton, Abby Doiron, Jason Schumann, Charity Schumann, Annabelle Lyons, Carlina and Daniel Lyons. (Submitted photo)
Tasty Tandoori Grill Restaurant. (Submitted photo)

Tasty Tandoori: Celebrating Indian cuisine in northern B.C.

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Tasty Tandoori Grill Restaurant. (Submitted photo)
Cathy Malo, owner of Bird On A Wire Telus Koodo. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Bird On A Wire: Covering all your cellular, electronic and stationery needs

As a part of small business week, we are featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Cathy Malo, owner of Bird On A Wire Telus Koodo. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

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Cariboo and Northeast businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

Cariboo and Northeast businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020
Cariboo and Northeast businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator
A new survey from CFIB found that a mid-range estimate shows 21,000 small businesses at risk of closing in B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

21,000 small businesses in B.C. at risk of closure due to COVID-19: survey

Sectors like hospitality hardest hit, while others like agriculture and construction remain more stable.

A new survey from CFIB found that a mid-range estimate shows 21,000 small businesses at risk of closing in B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Gift card program helps support Love Northern BC businesses amid pandemic

Gift card program helps support Love Northern BC businesses amid pandemic

Gift card purchases will provide cash flow for small businesses hit by closures and curtailments

Gift card program helps support Love Northern BC businesses amid pandemic
Scott Sitter, assessor for the northern BC region with BC Assessment, speaks at a Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Jan. 23, 2020. (Aman Parhar / Omineca Express)

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

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

Scott Sitter, assessor for the northern BC region with BC Assessment, speaks at a Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Jan. 23, 2020. (Aman Parhar / Omineca Express)
B.C. Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston (right) introduces small business task force members, Cybel Negris, CEO of Webnames.ca, Shahraz Kassam, owner and CEO of Shamin Diamonds and Michael Hwang, founder of Amicus Lawyers, May 2, 2018. (B.C. government)

Taxes, housing pressures measured in B.C. small business survey

Minister Bruce Ralston seeks input from business owners during June

B.C. Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston (right) introduces small business task force members, Cybel Negris, CEO of Webnames.ca, Shahraz Kassam, owner and CEO of Shamin Diamonds and Michael Hwang, founder of Amicus Lawyers, May 2, 2018. (B.C. government)
B.C. Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston. (Black Press files)

B.C. NDP names small business task force

Trio to tour province looking for economic growth input

B.C. Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston. (Black Press files)
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James (Hansard TV)

NDP matches B.C. Liberal tax cut promise

Small business income tax relief retroactive to last spring

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James (Hansard TV)