Local Business

Caution, a lot less volume as Hope’s personal service businesses re-open

A month into re-opening, dentists, hairdressers, tattoo artists and massage therapists reflect

 

Silver Creek Travel Centre opens at Exit 168

The centre is Hope’s newest business and second truck stop, employing upwards of 75 people

 

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

 

Vancouver Island distillery crafts sanitizer to meet Canadian need

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 8, 2020

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

About 43 per cent of businesses say they think they will need government incentives to continue operating

Reporter’s View: Signs of life in Hope’s hub for local independent business

After a relatively desolate few weeks, signs of life are popping up…

VIDEO: Donors line up as Value Village thrift stores begin to reopen

Company expected a surge in contributions as outlets end COVID-19 shutdowns

Call out for local committee members, to help Hope’s economy recover from COVID-19

Stabilizing businesses in the short term, and planning for recovery is the focus for AdvantageHOPE