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One-in-four Vancouver houses sold are torn down

Land values beckon bulldozers: lot assemblies signal wholesale housing demolitions

Land value tax should replace community amenity contributions

According to the City of Vancouver, “community amenity contributions (CACs) are in-kind or cash contributions provided by property developers when city council grants development rights through...

BC salmon farms get four-year reprieve

B.C. government orders industry to get First Nation consent or have licences cancelled

BC Ferries’ earnings down despite record vehicle traffic after purchase of three vessels

BC Ferries reported total net earnings of just under $60 million in the 2018 fiscal year ended March 31, which is a more than 22% drop compared with $77 million in fiscal 2017. The decrease comes in...

Recipes for disaster and their antidotes

RFG conference panel has dire warnings for world outgrowing its resources

Female boardroom representation rising – slowly

B.C.’s top publicly traded companies striving to improve gender balance

Cloud-based software deployed for First Nations language preservation

B.C.’s First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) will use Nuxeo’s platform to archive and document B.C.’s many Indigenous languages

Partners sought for Flamingo Hotel redevelopment in Surrey

  Flamingo dance Tien Sher Group is drafting a new chapter in the redevelopment of Surrey’s storied Flamingo Hotel. A month ago, Avison Young principals Bal Atwal and Mehdi Shokri circulated a...

B.C.’s employment and housing cool off in May

B.C. employment softened in May, according to Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey estimates. Fewer full-time positions drove a 0.5%, or 12,000-person, dip in total employment from April,...

Prince Rupert port appoints CEO

The port authority hired from within in appointing Shaun Stevenson to the role

Canada's Cannabis Act awaits royal assent

Senators voted 52-29, with two abstentions, to pass the Cannabis Act on June 19

Canadians split over government purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline: Angus Reid

The decision by the federal government to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline project from Kinder Morgan Canada Limited has split Canadians down the middle, according to new public opinion polling...