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BC Ferries | BCBusiness

BC Ferries Awards Contract to Polish Shipyard

The crown corporation awards a $165-million contract for three new boats to a European shipyard, as the sole B.C. bidder backs out 

Economy | Gulf Islands
Aaron Quesnel | BCBusiness

Vancouver's Urban Agriculture Entrepreneurs

With in-demand products used by some of Vancouver's top chefs, urban agriculture becomes a viable business

Fisheries & Agriculture | Lower Mainland | Food & Drink
Carbon conundrum | BCBusiness

Why buying local isn't an easy answer

Local agriculture promises to reduce greenhouse gas emission associated with transporting food, but the truth is more complicated

Import & Export | Lower Mainland
Flight Training | BCBusiness

Flight Schools in B.C. See Market Opportunity by Training International Students

Demand for commercial pilots in Asia and elsewhere has students heading to B.C.  

Travel | Asia Pacific | Lower Mainland
Manufacturing in Richmond | BCBusiness

'Cheap Land' Draws a Chinese Manufacturer to Vancouver

China Fibre Optic looks to relocate a production line from China to Richmond, citing low land, water and electricity costs

Asia Pacific | Import & Export
Port Metro Vancouver | BCBusiness

Port Report Talks Risks, Touts Coal

Coal, tanker safety and the 2014 trucker strike feature prominently in the port’s annual review

Economy | Asia Pacific | Import & Export
Prince George Airport | BCBusiness

Prince George Airport's International Ambitions

Canada’s third-longest runway doesn’t see many of the mega-jets it was built for. Not yet, at least

Northern B.C. | Economy
Port Metro Vancouver traffic | BCBusiness

Port and Truckers Turn to Traffic Following Strike

After a bitter labour dispute, the third in 15 years, the port and its truckers have turned to the culprit: congestion

Economy | Lower Mainland
manufacturing and transportation | BCBusiness

Ritchie Bros. CEO Moves on

After 23 years with Ritchie Bros., 10 as CEO, Peter Blake is leaving the company to be CEO of WesternOne

Northern B.C. | Finance & Investing

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