The Canadian Press

Changing salmon hatchery release practices can improve survival rates: B.C. study

A first-of-its kind study in British Columbia suggests salmon hatcheries could improve survival rates by optimizing the weight of the juvenile fish and the timing of their release. More than five...

Restaurants and bars brace for biggest alcohol tax jump in 40 years

BC Liquor Distribution Branch says it’s not possible to confirm what level of price increase consumers may or may not see

B.C. salmon farm closure decision was necessary, says DFO amid court challenges

The federal government is standing by its decision not to renew licences for 15 open-net Atlantic salmon farms in British Columbia's Discovery Islands, despite recent court challenges. A statement...

Lynx Air announces summer service between Kelowna and Toronto, Vancouver and Hamilton

Budget airline Lynx Air announced it's launching two new routes for the summer, one from Hamilton to Vancouver and one from Toronto to Kelowna, B.C. The Calgary-based airline says it will offer...

Liberals introduce legislation to create a corporate ownership registry

The Liberals' 2021 budget dedicated $2.1 million over two years to develop registry

Canadian home sales expected to pick up in spring but inventory still lags

Vancouver real estate sector experiencing resurgence in buyers, says agent

Canada's stockpile of ventilators up from 500 to 27K after procurement push

UBC expert offers insights into Canada's push for ventilator procurement

Activist investor wants Parkland to sell or spin off Burnaby refinery

A U.S. activist investor has set its sights on Calgary-based Parkland Corp., urging the fuel retailer to consider selling or spinning off its Burnaby, B.C., refinery. New York-based Engine Capital...

Canada needs 300K new rental units to avoid housing shortage quadrupling by 2026: RBC

New report says Canada must boost creation of rental units by 20 per cent over three years