B.C. wholesale alcohol pricing measure made permanent

British Columbia has announced that B.C. wholesale alcohol pricing will become a permanent measure, allowing restaurants, bars, and tourism operators to buy liquor at lower prices. A temporary change to allow for B.C. wholesale alcohol pricing was enacted in June 2020 in a bid to help revive a struggling industry that has been hit devastatingly […]

SkipTheDishes receives backlash for B.C. surcharge

Delivery platform SkipTheDishes has courted controversy in British Columbia by introducing a new B.C. surcharge on orders in response to the province’s temporary cap on third-party delivery services’ fees. The temporary 15-per-cent cap on the fees that delivery services can charge restaurants went into effect on December 22 in what the provincial government described as […]

Governments of Canada and British Columbia announce new bundling service through BizPaL

Press release Free online business permit and licence service saves time, cuts red tape and helps entrepreneurs British Columbia’s internationally renowned culinary scene is fuelled by hardworking entrepreneurs. Thanks to a new innovative service feature available through BizPaL, starting a new restaurant will become easier in Victoria, Kelowna, Penticton, Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver, […]