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B.C. reports no new deaths; end of outbreak at Langley Lodge

Three seniors' homes still have outbreaks: Holy Family Hospital, Maple Hill and Tabor

Outdoor pools, summer camps to open soon in Burnaby

It may not have felt like much of a summer yet, between dreary weather and COVID-related closures, but two key summer activities are finally opening up in Burnaby: outdoor pools and summer...

Is a 5% property tax-hike cap in Vancouver realistic for 2021?

Remember back in February when Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart announced that he wanted next year’s property tax increase to be no more than 5%? Seemed odd at the time, considering the mayor a few...

Possible COVID-19 exposure on 4 flights into YVR

Passengers who arrived on four recent flights into Vancouver International Airport are being warned of possible COVID-19 exposure. According to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), the...

McWatters family sells wine assets out of creditor protection

Abbotsford’s Ron and Shelley Mayert buy Encore Vineyards, Time Winery for $5.8 million

Pandemic heats up Vancouver rental property market

Downturn in Metro’s short-term rentals is putting more units into play

Interior monologue: was B.C.’s provincewide shutdown overkill?

John Horgan and Bonnie Henry have taken the Saran Wrap off the province and encouraged us at last to dig in. Not that there is a less risky, full-meal deal to feast upon much farther away this...

B.C. private forest-land owner: Log exports needed to keep model sustainable for domestic mills

The ability for B.C.’s private forest-land owners to export logs is crucial for the maintaining of supplies to domestic mill production - which is why it is vital to the entire sector for Ottawa to...

Metro Vancouver home sales soar in June

Sales up significantly from May, and from June 2019, but remain far below the 10-year average for the month

Feds announce go-ahead of funding for 92 B.C. infrastructure projects

$150m in funding for projects is first step of resumption of “Investing in Canada” plan

Trudeau undecided on U.S., Mexico summit next week to talk aluminum tariffs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not made up his mind on whether or not he will agree to a trilateral summit with the United States and Mexico next week, as proposed by Washington. Trudeau...

Ottawa suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong; ceases exports of sensitive goods

Ottawa has suspended its extradition treaty - effective immediately - with Hong Kong after China this week passed a new, controversial National Security Law that severely eroded the city’s...