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Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: B.C. entrepreneur opens pest control business with ducks as employees

Slugs n’ Bugs For Lunch will take care of your garden pests naturally

 

Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)

B.C. company aims to bring international vacation experience to front door

‘Staycation Boxes’ launched two months ago, includes food bank donation

 

Allegra Marketing Print Mail in Abbotsford is the recipient of an award for excellence in sales and customer service. (Google Street View)

Abbotsford’s Allegra Marketing Print Mail earns industry award

Company recognized for excellence in sales and customer service

  • Aug 13, 2020

 

The Highwayman liquor store on Simon Avenue in Abbotsford will become an Angry Otter Liquor Store on Aug. 31. The Highwayman Pub will remain the same. (Google Street View)

Highwayman liquor store in Abbotsford to become Angry Otter Liquor

Otter Co-op expands to Vancouver brewery and Abbotsford pub

The Highwayman liquor store on Simon Avenue in Abbotsford will become an Angry Otter Liquor Store on Aug. 31. The Highwayman Pub will remain the same. (Google Street View)
From a man with a shovel to 100 trucks: home service through 3 generations

From a man with a shovel to 100 trucks: home service through 3 generations

When something breaks in your home, who do you call?

  • Jul 27, 2020
From a man with a shovel to 100 trucks: home service through 3 generations
Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.

Put your hands together for this timely solution from a Vancouver Island distillery

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 9, 2020
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.
Many businesses have temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19, but as owners get the green light to reopen some aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford it. (Black Press Media files)

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

About 43 per cent of businesses say they think they will need government incentives to continue operating

Many businesses have temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19, but as owners get the green light to reopen some aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford it. (Black Press Media files)
Julie Stanton shows off some of the books she dropped off at the Langley Value Village thrift store on Wednesday, May 6th. After a six-week shutdown, the store reopened on Tuesday, generating line-up of people waiting to drop off donations. Stanton drove in from North Vancouver to help a friend in Langley who had been stockpiling donations for when the store reopened. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Donors line up as Value Village thrift stores begin to reopen

Company expected a surge in contributions as outlets end COVID-19 shutdowns

Julie Stanton shows off some of the books she dropped off at the Langley Value Village thrift store on Wednesday, May 6th. After a six-week shutdown, the store reopened on Tuesday, generating line-up of people waiting to drop off donations. Stanton drove in from North Vancouver to help a friend in Langley who had been stockpiling donations for when the store reopened. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)