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Furniture prices expected to jump as tariff of up to 295.9% imposed on some products

Furniture prices expected to jump as tariff of up to 295.9% imposed on some products

Love Dodd, owner of Victoria-based Dodd’s Furniture, said there may well be good reason for the tariffs, but to enforce them without warning and at such high levels will sting both companies and consumers.
Squeezed retailers may liquidate or merge

Squeezed retailers may liquidate or merge

Savvy, nimble operators could find opportunities amidst pandemic carnage that are impossible to resist
Indigenous Tourism BC crafts new plan to help businesses survive the pandemic

Indigenous Tourism BC crafts new plan to help businesses survive the pandemic

Indigenous Tourism BC has announced a three-year strategy to help hundreds of businesses get through the pandemic.
B.C. to help SMBs launch online storefronts with $12m grant program

B.C. to help SMBs launch online storefronts with $12m grant program

Eligible businesses can apply for up to $7,500 to help build or improve their e-commerce operations
How the Soup Fairy charmed Bowen tastebuds

How the Soup Fairy charmed Bowen tastebuds

We talk with Frank Patt as his scrumptious Soup Fairy soups return, now at Meadowbrook Corner
Bowen Island Dog Ranch pivots to survive COVID-19

Bowen Island Dog Ranch pivots to survive COVID-19

The island business refocuses on its board and train program
COVID spins Kelly Konno Studio into the cleaning business

COVID spins Kelly Konno Studio into the cleaning business

COVID-19 has meant a summer of innovation for Bowen’s dance studio
‘It’s hard enough for us already’: waxing no longer a ferry ride away for Bowen Islanders

‘It’s hard enough for us already’: waxing no longer a ferry ride away for Bowen Islanders

Islander Alex McNeill launches new waxing service, Peach Fuzz
12 fun things to do around Metro Vancouver this summer

12 fun things to do around Metro Vancouver this summer

With one of the most beautiful regions in the world at their fingertips, Metro Vancouverites are rediscovering all the local treasures that the area has to offer.
In the essence-finding business: Pauline Le Bel's latest songwriting enterprise

In the essence-finding business: Pauline Le Bel's latest songwriting enterprise

Write Me a Song Pauline! Is Le Bel’s latest project