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A year later, Kenny Chiu reflects on 2021 election loss, political future

A year after losing his Steveston-Richmond East seat, former Conservative MP Kenny Chiu is pondering whether to make a comeback. “Tell me when the election is, and I'll tell you the answer,” Chiu...

Demand for coking coal is high and so are government demands

Prices for B.C.’s second most valuable export expected to remain high

Whitecaps grappling with the ups and downs of 2022 “transition” season

The Vancouver Whitecaps are nearing the end of their first full season back in Vancouver since the start of the pandemic. But with Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs on the horizon, the team is only...

Vancouver Canadians enjoying success on and off the field

After Minor League Baseball (MiLB) canceled its 2020 season due to COVID-19, the Vancouver Canadians, B.C.’s MiLB team, were forced to play their 2021 season in enemy territory: Hillsboro,...

LED Volume stage delivers strange new virtual worlds to B.C. film industry

World’s largest LED stage recently opened in Metro Vancouver, drawing interest from film sector

Mortgage rates expected to remain high in B.C.: BCREA

BCREA's chief economist says 2023 will bring economic uncertainty with the possibility of recession

Canada moving at geological speed in tapping its resource riches

This ought to be Pierre Gratton’s moment. The 11-year CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, by any objective measure, ought to be beaming at the confluence of events making possible an historic...

Temporary EI measures set to expire with no timeline for program reform

OTTAWA — Workers applying for employment insurance benefits will have to qualify based on pre-pandemic rules starting Sunday, when temporary measures are set to expire. The Liberal government has...

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 2.5% to $61.3 billion in July

OTTAWA — Retail sales fell 2.5 per cent to $61.3 billion in July, the first drop in seven months as sales at gasoline stations and clothing and clothing accessories stores decreased, Statistics...

Global markets fall sharply on worries about rates, economy

BEIJING — Stocks tumbled worldwide Friday on more signs the global economy is weakening, just as central banks raise the pressure even more with additional interest rate hikes. The S&P 500 fell...

Fees in licensed child care in B.C. to drop by up to $550 a month by Dec. 1

BURNABY, B.C. — Child-care fees in British Columbia are set to drop by up to $550 a month starting in December for children in licensed care for those in kindergarten and younger.  Jennifer...