THOMPSON OKANAGAN BUSINESS NEWS

May Sees Decrease In Retail Sales

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian retail sales decreased 2.1 per cent m/m to $53.8 billion on a seasonally-adjusted basis in May. Including the declines in April, sales were down 7.5 per cent from the...

BC’S New Meat Licensing System

BRITISH COLUMBIA – It will be easier for BC families to buy, serve and enjoy beef, pork and poultry raised in their own communities under a new meat licensing system that supports farm businesses in...

Nutech Phoenix: Keeping People Safe

Women Propel Company Forward In Thompson, Okanagan KELOWNA & KAMLOOPS – Nutech Phoenix is focused on putting out fires and keeping people safe. A number of women hold key positions throughout...

BC Housing Starts Highest In Canada In June

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian housing starts continued at a historically high level in June. Although housing starts decreased to 282.1k units (-1.5 per cent m/m) in June at a seasonally adjusted...

Mass Timber Projects Receive More Funding

BRITISH COLUMBIA – Building on the success of the first intake of the Mass Timber Demonstration Program, the BC government is investing an additional $2 million to open a second intake. The funding...

Osoyoos Indian Band Partners with Oliver

Osoyoos in Support of Arena Funding Application OSOYOOS - Both the Town of Osoyoos and The Town of Oliver have partnered with the Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) in support of an application by the OIB to...

Bank of Canada Maintains Rate

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The Bank of Canada maintained its overnight rate at 0.25 per cent, a level it considers its effective lower bound. The Bank reiterated what it calls "extraordinary forward...

Burrowing Owl Vineyards Ltd. Announces Purchase

Wild Goose Estate Vineyards & Winery Inc. Purchased By Burrowing Owl Vineyards OLIVER – The Wyse family of Burrowing Owl Vineyards Ltd., is pleased to announce their acquisition of the...

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