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Black Press newspapers, reporters win 5 Jumpstart Awards for 2013

Black Press newspapers, reporters win 5 Jumpstart Awards for 2013

Jumpstart is a charity from Canadian Tire, which helps disadvantaged kids gets involved in organized sport.
Ferry to be upgraded for circle tours

Ferry to be upgraded for circle tours

Food, water, washrooms, seating and shelter promised for passengers on smaller ferry to run from Bella Bella to Bella Coola
Taseko heads to court after mine rejected again

Taseko heads to court after mine rejected again

Company says federal panel used the wrong design for its tailings facility, moved away from Fish Lake
Pink Shirt Day takes over Twitter, B.C.'s social media sphere (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Pink Shirt Day takes over Twitter, B.C.'s social media sphere (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

It's #PinkShirtDay in Canada and in British Columbia, and the Internet is coating itself with a nice coat of bright pink to fight bullying.
Deadline February 28 for Black Press Scholarship to UVic Business School

Deadline February 28 for Black Press Scholarship to UVic Business School

The scholarship will provide $5,000 to 37 recipients to the University of Victoria's BCom program and Gustavson School of Business.
Tax rebate offered to lure LNG producers

Tax rebate offered to lure LNG producers

Income tax paid in the first three years would be applied as a rebate to higher rates in year four and five
Overwaitea purchases 15 grocery stores from Sobeys, locations in B.C. and Alberta

Overwaitea purchases 15 grocery stores from Sobeys, locations in B.C. and Alberta

B.C. will take over 12 locations, the most going to New Westminster (two) and Victoria (three). 14 will become Save-On-Foods stores.
HSBC drops small business customers

HSBC drops small business customers

Some small business customers of HSBC Bank Canada have been notified their accounts will be closed in 60 days
B.C., Alberta aim to increase 'energy literacy'

B.C., Alberta aim to increase 'energy literacy'

Working group set up by Premiers Christy Clark and Alison Redford wants to increase education in schools, public
Home Hardware a retail winner

Home Hardware a retail winner

Home Hardware has won the Retail Company of the Year award at the 14th annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards.