economic growth

The downtown Trail lot that used to house the Union Hotel will soon be filled with crews building a new Dairy Queen restaurant. Photo: Trail Times

A sign that the Trail Dairy Queen is coming soon?

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Senior housing a necessity in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Cezary Ksiazek

  • Jan 6, 2022

 

Rossland Prop Master Paul Wagner is hoping to bring some movie business back to the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted
Trail jeweller Paul Durkin (pictured) was enlisted to design and create rings for the hit Netlix movie Love Hard by props master Paul Wagner. Photo: Jim Bailey

Props Master hopes to bring more movie biz to the Kootenays

Props Master Paul Wagner sourced a variety of local talent to contribute to Netflix movie Love Hard

 

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada ends quantitative easing, leaves interest rates untouched

The central bank signalled that interest rates could increase in 2022

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
In March 2020, Mayor Kathy Moore presented Jackie Drysdale (left) with a Distinguished Service award for her years of work on the Heritage Commission. Photo by Dave Cornelius.

Former Rossland mayor advocates for seniors development

Jackie Drysdale requests that council take another look at the Cooke Ave. seniors housing project

In March 2020, Mayor Kathy Moore presented Jackie Drysdale (left) with a Distinguished Service award for her years of work on the Heritage Commission. Photo by Dave Cornelius.
B.C. Investment Management Corporation CEO Gordon Fyfe has led the corporation to achieve positive returns for the province’s civil service pension plan. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Record return: Victoria-based company sets new B.C. standard for pension investment

B.C. Investment Management Corporation gained 16.5 per cent in 2020 for civil service pension plan

B.C. Investment Management Corporation CEO Gordon Fyfe has led the corporation to achieve positive returns for the province’s civil service pension plan. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Photo: Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash

Where job creation in Canada begins

It’s important to examine how job growth has been spread across this large and diverse country

  • Oct 15, 2020
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A new 7-Eleven with gas pumps and a car wash on the old Esso lot in downtown Trail is projected to be up and running by next summer. (Sheri Regnier photo)

7-Eleven, gas bar and car wash coming to downtown Trail

The new build on the former Esso lot is expected to be ready to go in July, 2021

A new 7-Eleven with gas pumps and a car wash on the old Esso lot in downtown Trail is projected to be up and running by next summer. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Tim Grouette is the new LCIC executive director. (Submitted photo)

New leadership hired for Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation

Economic development organization created in 2010 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the LCCDTS

Tim Grouette is the new LCIC executive director. (Submitted photo)
Compared to November 2018, British Columbians have been earning more over the past 12 months, but still earn less than the corresponding figure (Black Press Media File).

Weekly earnings on the rise in B.C., but remain behind the rest of Canada

Non-farm payroll employees in British Columbia earned an average of $1,011 per week in November 2019

Compared to November 2018, British Columbians have been earning more over the past 12 months, but still earn less than the corresponding figure (Black Press Media File).