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B.C. to implement new container trucking measures

In total, the government is adopting 10 of 12 measures proposed to benefit the industry

Coastal GasLink should be provincially regulated, feds argue

The National Energy Board (NEB) should find that the provincially approved pipeline that will transport natural gas from northeast British Columbia to the LNG Canada export project in Kitimat is...

Vancouver police will focus on vendors selling cannabis to minors at 4/20

With the city’s annual 4/20 event set for this Saturday at Sunset Beach, Vancouver police Wednesday urged parents to talk to teens about the “risks of attending a large, unsanctioned cannabis event.”...

Ottawa kicks in for Peace electrification project

Ottawa contributing $83.6 million to $289 million transmission project to electrify natural gas industry

What are we reading? April 18, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web. Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: The redacted Mueller report will be interpreted in the...

Iain Black to leave GVBOT

The president and CEO will begin work in the technology and new economy sector

BC Tech to shutter VR hub after ‘unacceptable stalemate’ with government

What happened: VR/AR hub in Vancouver set to close next month over funding issues Why it matters: Large and small tech firms were using The Cube to boost local VR sector The BC Tech Association...

Illegal eyewash and drops being sold at Richmond store: Health Canada

Health Canada is warning consumers that a Richmond-based cosmetics store is selling unauthorized eyewash and eye drops, both of which could pose significant health risks. Two types of eye drops are...

Frustrated Four Winds considering its options following Delta’s rejection

It’s frustrating and disappointing. That’s what Adam Mills told the Optimist this week, saying Four Winds Brewing Company is considering its options following Delta council’s rejection of a proposal...

YVR looking at changing flight paths to minimize noise over Delta

The Vancouver International Airport is going to work with NAV Canada to see if some flight paths might be safely altered over Delta. That was the assurance YVR representatives offered during a...

B.C. adds tougher rules for party bus operators as grad season nears

The B.C. government has announced new regulations for the party bus industry. Starting with new bookings made after April 1, operators will now be required to have a safety monitor on board when...

Another delay for Trans Mountain pipeline

Trudeau government delays decision on expansion by one month