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Things are changing for the Canadian autism community

Greater awareness of autism is creating more inclusion

Watch: Here's what the streets of downtown Vancouver looked like over 70 years ago

A video from 1950 captures what driving around Vancouver's core looked like more than 70 years ago. The film shows a good chunk of a streetcar's trip on the Fairview Belt Interurban Line, which used...

Taxpayer watchdog urges tax cuts, not rebates

If Ottawa wants to help Canadians with inflation, cut taxes, Sentate finance committee told

Black Friday off to muted start in stores as deals spread out, offers matched online

Canadian shoppers are out deal-hunting during a muted Black Friday as decades-high inflation weighs on consumers and prompts some to rein in spending.  Retailers have stretched deals over several...

Adidas investigates after ex-workers allege Ye misconduct

LONDON (AP) — Adidas says it is investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West that ex-employees made in an anonymous letter also accusing the...

Federal government posts $1.7 billion surplus for April to September period

OTTAWA — The federal government posted a surplus of $1.7 billion during the first six months of the 2022-23 fiscal year. In its monthly fiscal monitor, the finance department says the surplus...

Global movement pushing Amazon for better wages to reach Quebec facilities

LACHINE, Que. — Former Amazon.com Inc. workers and labour organizers will visit some of the e-commerce giant's Quebec locations today as part of a global movement urging the company to stop...

The philanthropic shift toward human-centred climate action

Social justice and philanthropy fuel a new era of climate action that focuses on more than just science

Can we create a stronger not-for-profit sector in B.C.? 

Vantage Point is exploring a strategic network to strengthen the sector 

What does drug decriminalization in B.C. mean for the workplace?

On June 1, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that it was granting B.C. a limited-time exemption to decriminalize certain drugs for personal use. This comes almost four years after the federal...

Hastings Park neighbours angry with outdoor concert noise give PNE officials an earful

A meeting Nov. 22 heard a variety of complaints about area residents selling parking, the PNE’s removal of trees, lack of access to parts of Hastings Park during the annual fair and the impact of...