Category: Business

B.C. wildfire emergency prompts re-booking options from Air Canada, WestJet

WestJet and Air Canada are offering more flexible flight options for passengers booked to fly in or out of some cities in British Columbia, where hundreds of wildfires have sparked a state of emergency. WestJet says passengers scheduled to travel to or from Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton, Prince George or Terrace between now and Aug. 22 can cancel or rebook their…

The FCC is also targeting Alex Jones, this time over a pirate radio station

Alex Jones and/or his Infowars site have been banned from Facebook, Apple, YouTube, and Spotify over their hateful and demonstrably false conspiracy theories, and even Twitter just put Jones on one-week probation, but none of that has anything to do with why the Federal Communications Commission shut down Jones’ flagship radio station, Radio Liberty. According to documents in a lawsuit…

Video: Attempting to conquer the colossal Everest Burger at Hilltop Diner in Langley

When we set out to find Metro Vancouver’s best burger, we had no idea how many recommendations we’d get from readers. Everest Burger at Hilltop Diner in Langley. ” data-medium-file=”https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=225″ data-large-file=”https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=350&h=467″ src=”https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=350&h=467″ alt=”Everest Burger at Hilltop Diner in Langley” width=”350″ height=”467″ srcset=”https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=350&h=467 350w, https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=700&h=934 700w, https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=113&h=150 113w, https://postmediavancouversun2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/everest-burger-at-hilltop-diner-in-langley.jpg?w=225&h=300 225w” sizes=”(max-width: 350px) 100vw, 350px”> Everest Burger at Hilltop Diner in Langley.…

Commercial Real Estate: Vancouver tops global increase in industrial lease rates

The price to lease industrial and logistics space in Metro Vancouver increased more than in any other market in the world during the past year, a new report says. Vancouver’s industrial lease rates surged by 29.1 per cent over the last year (ending in the first quarter of 2018), according to CBRE’s annual Global Industrial and Logistics Prime Rents report.…

How Wall Street cost you $70,000

Wall Street cost you $70,000. Now, we have all long known that the financial crisis of 2007-08, the subsequent recession, and the floundering economy that has hampered America for the last decade have been quite costly. But now we know exactly how much it’s cost each of us: $70,000 each for every man, woman, and child in the country. This…

An avocado black market is raging in New Zealand

American millennials may have ruined mayonnaise, but at least they haven’t launched an avocado black market. That’s what’s happened in New Zealand, as low avocado harvests has driven the average cost of one fruit to $3.30. New Zealand refuses to import the toast-topper, jacking prices up 37 percent in the past year, The New York Times reports. Guacamole lovers have…