Small Business

D&D Passports offers a large collection of crystals. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
D&D Passports offers a large collection of crystals. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Brian Sawyer has enjoyed turning his business into a full-time music store. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Brian Sawyer has enjoyed turning his business into a full-time music store. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Allcraft Kitchens En’ Counters owner Jim O’Neill, officer manager Sandi Jessee, cabinet builders and installers Mike Borgfjord and Hayden Dahlman. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Allcraft Kitchens En’ Counters owner Jim O’Neill, officer manager Sandi Jessee, cabinet builders and installers Mike Borgfjord and Hayden Dahlman. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cindy Chappell opened The Bean Counter Bistro in April 2010. (Photo submitted)
Cindy Chappell opened The Bean Counter Bistro in April 2010. (Photo submitted)
Jessie Lens, owner of Lush. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jessie Lens, owner of Lush. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
There are presently 1,072 active business licenses in the city of Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
There are presently 1,072 active business licenses in the city of Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Cariboo and Northeast businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

Cariboo and Northeast businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

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Cariboo and Northeast businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator
A new survey from CFIB found that a mid-range estimate shows 21,000 small businesses at risk of closing in B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

21,000 small businesses in B.C. at risk of closure due to COVID-19: survey

Sectors like hospitality hardest hit, while others like agriculture and construction remain more stable.

A new survey from CFIB found that a mid-range estimate shows 21,000 small businesses at risk of closing in B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Vanessa Riplinger, Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce executive director, (left) with moderator Ryan Brink, was one of several speakers who updated the community at a tailgate talk held Thursday, June 11, at the TDC parking lot, organized by the Williams Lake Hiring Initiative. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake businesses fear lack of customers, employees: chamber president

Vanessa Riplinger says lack of employees already existed due to 2017 wildfires, now after COVID-19

Vanessa Riplinger, Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce executive director, (left) with moderator Ryan Brink, was one of several speakers who updated the community at a tailgate talk held Thursday, June 11, at the TDC parking lot, organized by the Williams Lake Hiring Initiative. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Gift card program helps support Love Northern BC businesses amid pandemic

Gift card program helps support Love Northern BC businesses amid pandemic

Gift card purchases will provide cash flow for small businesses hit by closures and curtailments

Gift card program helps support Love Northern BC businesses amid pandemic
B.C. Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston (right) introduces small business task force members, Cybel Negris, CEO of Webnames.ca, Shahraz Kassam, owner and CEO of Shamin Diamonds and Michael Hwang, founder of Amicus Lawyers, May 2, 2018. (B.C. government)

Taxes, housing pressures measured in B.C. small business survey

Minister Bruce Ralston seeks input from business owners during June

B.C. Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston (right) introduces small business task force members, Cybel Negris, CEO of Webnames.ca, Shahraz Kassam, owner and CEO of Shamin Diamonds and Michael Hwang, founder of Amicus Lawyers, May 2, 2018. (B.C. government)
B.C. Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston. (Black Press files)

B.C. NDP names small business task force

Trio to tour province looking for economic growth input

B.C. Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston. (Black Press files)
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James (Hansard TV)

NDP matches B.C. Liberal tax cut promise

Small business income tax relief retroactive to last spring

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James (Hansard TV)