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NEB hits reset on Trans Mountain hearings

October
28
,
2015
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New dates have been fixed for National Energy Board hearings on proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The hearings were originally scheduled for September but were postponed in August.  NEB took extraordinary steps to ensure...

Home Hardware named Business of the Year

October
24
,
2015
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Eighteen Business Excellence star awards were handed out at a sold-out ceremony at the Coast Kamloops Saturday night. Among highlights of this year’s honours: Kamloops Home Hardware won Business of the Year and Jason Paige won Business...

Sun Peaks recognized for employee strengths

October
22
,
2015
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Sun Peaks Resort won the coveted 2015 Employees First Award presented at this year’s B.C. Tourism Industry Awards gala on Tuesday.  Sponsored by go2HR, B.C.’s tourism human resource association, the award recognizes a B.C....

Call for better customs service goes national

October
22
,
2015
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Improved service from Canada Border Services Agency at Kamloops Airport and other like it across the country is among issues the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be pursuing with the new Liberal government. A group of Kamloops chamber of...

Business excellence recognized at gala

October
22
,
2015
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Business at its best will be in the spotlight Saturday for the TD Business Excellence Awards gala hosted by Kamloops Chamber of Commerce. Winners of 18 annual awards will be announced at the formal gala, which takes place at the Coast Kamloops...

Innovation centre launches Lightship

October
22
,
2015
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Software developers with Lightship at Kamloops Innovation Centre have delivered one of their most significant applications to date, one  with a distinctive corner on industrial and mining markets. “It’s a worksite management...

Mine tailings facility safe, Teck says

October
20
,
2015
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A Highland Valley Copper tailings storage facility identified as a potential concern by a provincial review in the aftermath of the Mount Polley mine disaster presents no risk of failure, the company confirmed Tuesday. The Bethlehem mine tailings...

Home show takes over Sandman Centre

October
16
,
2015
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Kamloops Fall Home Show fills the arena at Sandman Centre this weekend. The twice annual exhibition of home improvement and related services takes place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. More than 100 companies are...

Germany orders mandatory recall of 2.4 million VW cars in the country over emissions scandal

October
15
,
2015
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BERLIN — Germany's transport authority has ordered a mandatory recall of all 2.4 million Volkswagen cars in the country fitted with software that gave them the ability to evade diesel emissions testing, officials said Thursday. ...

Companies turn to cyber insurance after Ashley Madison and other high-profile hacks

October
14
,
2015
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TORONTO — In the wake of the Ashley Madison hack and other high-profile data breaches, Canadian companies are turning to so-called cyber insurance to protect themselves from the fallout of data leaks. In July, adultery website Ashley...