Local Business

Cannabis shop soon to open in Witset

Indigenous Bloom shop to be followed by cannabis cultivation facility in closed down sawmill

Business coach hoping to help businesses get through COVID-19

Trevor Bruintjes estimates a third of businesses in town will close their doors during this pandemic.

Businesses taking the pandemic day-by-day

Smithers and District Chamber of Commerce says businesses are not looking to the future

Yoga classes go online in Smithers

Yoga Cowgirl and Full Circle Yoga offer live video sessions

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

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Honey business thrives on local partnerships

Bulkley Valley Hive and Honey seeks to expand from home-based operation

Smithers Brewing Company wins fan favourite award at Williams Lake Craft Beer Festival

The brewery won the award for its “London Fog”, a dark mild ale with earl grey tea and vanilla

Rock Talk attracts a big crowd

Smithers Exploration Group’s annual technical forum

Pretivm reports profitable 2019 for Brucejack mine

The company generated free cash flow of $184 million from 354,000 ounces of gold

Newcrest makes big progress at Red Chris mine

Improvements include health and safety, camp capacity and metal recovery rate

Hazelton career fair brings community, employers and training providers together

One-day event takes place tomorrow at Gitanmaax Hall in Hazelton

  • Feb 5, 2020

Mineral exploration spending continues to grow in Northwest

Smithers Exploration Group reports ‘good vibe’ at Association for Mineral Exploration Roundup

Former UN committee member defends stance on Coastal GasLink pipeline

First Nations LNG Alliance accused UN committee, human rights watchdog of not doing their research

Pretivm buys back offtake

Brucejack mine performance allows accelerated debt repayment

Community forest donates $300K to community groups

Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation saw increased revenues in 2019

Smithers Brewing Company celebrates launch of four-beer Skeena Seasonal Series

Each of the unique offerings feature artwork by Roy Henry Vickers and locally-sourced ingredients

Coastal GasLink receives first delivery of pipe sections

Company expects to begin welding and pipe laying in 2020

Liquor licensee association reelects McCreary as president

Former Smithers hotel owner wants to see through initiatives started when he was still in business

  • Nov 20, 2019