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Uber and Lyft approved to operate in B.C., services may begin in 'next few days' (UPDATED)

What happened: Applications from Uber and Lyft to operate ride-hailing services in B.C. have been approved Why it matters: The province has long been promising the arrival of these services, years...

Vancouver International Airport readies to heighten screening for coronavirus

New disease known as 2019-nCoV has so far killed 18, sickened 600

Defence goes on the offensive on fourth day of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing

Day 4 of the extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou sees defence lawyers go back on the offensive, responding to Crown claims that the case is an actionable case of...

B.C. digital and media agencies up 5% over past year

Traction on Demand posted largest five-year growth after suffering large drop in 2018

Risk of U.S.-China split looms despite deal: experts

Effect on B.C. economy will depend on details of trade agreement, observers say

Canadian businesses need an Asian political primer

Geopolitics is increasingly a consideration for B.C. business interests in Asia: report

Mastercard opening $510m cyber security centre in Vancouver

What happened: Mastercard is expanding its presence in B.C. with the opening of a new R&D centre Why it matters: The $510 million investment comes following a multimillion-dollar incentive from...

Three in five Canadians think Trump has been bad for Canada: poll

This year, Saskatchewan will hold a provincial election and there are plenty of rumours suggesting that British Columbia will consider having an early one as well.   Most of the political...

B.C. employment, housing starts drop in December

B.C.’s labour market faltered at the end of 2019. Employment slipped 0.3%, to add to November’s 0.7% decline, marking a drop of 7,700 positions to 2.54 million persons. Metro Vancouver declined 0.8%...

Pinnacle shares up following deals with Japan

Wood pellet maker inks 15-year export deal with Japan

Vancouver ranked second least affordable housing market in the world

Study also highlights how ‘middle class is under threat’

Richmond Hospital set to see over 500 possible ‘birth tourists’ in one year

B.C. Ministry of Health reports no violations during inspections of Richmond’s ‘baby houses’; Minister Adrian Dix points to federal immigration minister for answers