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Fraser Health makes B.C. Top 55 Employers list

British Columbia’s four Lower Mainland health organizations – Fraser Health (FH), Providence Health Care (PHC), the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) – have once again been named among the province’s Top 55 Employers for 2011. Awarded by Mediacorp Canada Inc (the organizers of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition), this is the third year in a row that PHC and PHSA have made the prestigious list and the second for FH and VCH.

Agriculture businesses honoured for innovation

Bill Vanderkooi of Abbotsford won an award for excellence in innovation in agriculture from the Investment Agriculture Foundation (IAF) of British Columbia.
Ports already feeling pain of possible strike

Ports already feeling pain of possible strike

Cargo diverting as longshoremen threaten to walk

Gasguy shows how to get out of expensive contracts

Natural gas prices dropped again this month, but those who locked into contracts with gas marketing companies three years ago won’t be enjoying the savings. Since the gas industry was deregulated four years ago, private firms have been allowed to sell natural gas on five-year contracts, although Tera
Kinetics 'drives' greener vehicles

Kinetics 'drives' greener vehicles

Coal exports boom, climate worries bloom

Coal exports boom, climate worries bloom

Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce relaunches website

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce has redesigned its website.

Apartment vacancy rates down

Apartment vacancy rates in Metro Vancouver have dropped slightly to 1.9 per cent, according to the latest rental survey by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Bateman students place sixth in business challenge

Bateman students place sixth in business challenge

High school business students from Robert Bateman Secondary School placed sixth in their skill category at the 13th annual B.C. Business Challenge in Vancouver on Monday.
B.C. Liberals woo coastal loggers

B.C. Liberals woo coastal loggers