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B.C. boosts venture capital tax breaks

B.C. boosts venture capital tax breaks

The B.C. government will add an extra $3 million to its small business venture capital tax credit and set up an expert panel to review business taxes in B.C., Premier Christy Clark announced Wednesday.
Minister unmoved by power producers' plea

Minister unmoved by power producers' plea

Energy Minister Rich Coleman expects to decide this fall on changes to B.C.'s clean energy legislation, including a possible reduction in independent power purchases by BC Hydro.
B.C. power producers press their case

B.C. power producers press their case

Independent power producers, a climate scientist and an advocate for aboriginal development urged the B.C. government Wednesday to stick with B.C.'s plan to become self-sufficient in clean energy.

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B.C. housing industry still waiting for HST Plan B

B.C. housing industry still waiting for HST Plan B

In the wake of the HST referendum, housing contractors hope B.C. consumers won't wait 18 months to spend on renovations and new homes.
BUSINESS BEAT: The value of donating

BUSINESS BEAT: The value of donating

The customers and staff of Value Drug Mart raised $100 to donate to the Boundary Food bank recently.
BUSINESS BEAT: Find out if you're lacking energy

BUSINESS BEAT: Find out if you're lacking energy

Do you have any health concerns? Are you out of balance? Then Energy Reflex Testing (ERT) is what you need.
Jogas takes eight business magazine awards

Jogas takes eight business magazine awards

Jogas Espresso Café has taken home eight awards for Kootenay Business Magazine’s Best Places to Eat and Drink.
B.C. film fund to pitch locations

B.C. film fund to pitch locations

The B.C. Film Commission and its regional agencies are building up their library of film locations in an effort to maintain B.C.'s $1 billion film and television industry.
BUSINESS BEAT: Taking personal training into the computer age

BUSINESS BEAT: Taking personal training into the computer age

A women-only fitness facility in Grand Forks has the CurveSmart program, which is essentially a computerized personal trainer.