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Is this device an end to in-flight armrest battles?

A B.C. man has invented a device that he claims could finally bring an end to in-flight elbow wars.

Called Soarigami, the plastic divider attaches to an existing armrest and doubles the usable space, preventing the possibility of awkward elbow rubbing with strangers. 24 more words


B.C. woman offers cuddle sessions for $60 an hour

“Big spoon or little spoon?”

That’s one of the questions Victoria, B.C., masseuse Alexis Anderson asks clients ahead of each session, and she’s not talking about ice cream. 596 more words


WATCH: Business company worries B.C. gaining reputation as difficult place to do business

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline is just the latest resource project in B.C.to feel the wrath of environmentalists.

Some in the business community feel it’s giving B.C. 298 more words


Rare algae bloom kills 280,000 fish at B.C. salmon farm

A rare and extreme algae bloom killed an estimated 280,000 fish at a northern Vancouver Island salmon farm last week.

Campbell River-based salmon producer Marine Harvest Canada said the company estimated a loss of up to 1,100 tonnes of salmon with an average weight of 4.1 kilograms each as a result of the bloom. 173 more words


Molson lays off workers at Vancouver brewery as craft beer industry booms

Fifteen workers have been laid off at Vancouver’s Molson Coors brewery in a move some experts say could be a sign of trouble brewing for big beer companies as consumer tastes shift to craft beers. 377 more words


Hops shortage brewing for B.C. craft beer-makers

Trouble may be brewing in B.C.’s craft beer industry as local breweries worry that a growing shortage of a popular variety of hops could drive up beer prices. 586 more words


B.C. Federation of Labour pushes for $13 minimum wage hike

The B.C. Federation of Labour is making the case for a minimum wage hike to $13 per hour throughout the province, but the BC Chamber of Commerce says that idea is “not related to reality.” 151 more words