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Mining sector grappling with 21st-century challenges

In the five years since the Mount Polly mine disaster, B.C.’s mining industry has focused on tailings pond management and obtaining social licence for resource extraction projects.  Its other...

Top B.C. mining stocks grow an average of 87% in 2019

B.C.’s top performers increased almost three times as much as they did last year

Squamish Nation approves massive joint-venture with Westbank

First Nation members vote in favour of 11-tower, 6,000-home development at south end of Burrard Bridge

Richmond farmland owners want properties out of ALR

Council has previously refused to allow three properties in east Richmond to be pulled out of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), but the owners are giving it another go. The three exclusion...

Chevron may sell stake in Kitimat LNG

If Chevron sells stake in Kitimat LNG, it wouldn’t the first time it changed hands

Governments wrangle with reducing cellphone rates

Victoria, Ottawa float plans to cut costs for mobile service plans in Canada

Vancouver’s Vistara Capital closes $150m fund aimed at growing tech companies

What happened: Vancouver venture capitalists close $150 million fund Why it matters: Vistara Capital is looking to fill in a market gap for tech companies in need of growth funding Like a party...

B.C. tech firm Riipen raises $5m to help connect companies and students

What happened: Vancouver-based Riipen raises $5 million from investors Why it matters: Tech company specializes in connecting students with companies to work on real-world projects A Vancouver tech...

Coastal First Nations woo Asian tourist market

Haida Gwaii leaders meet with Chinese officials in bid to attract more overseas visitors

Cyber attacks probing deeper into computers

Central gatekeeping chip attacks can create chaos for companies

Is MEC losing money or investing for the future?

$11.5m loss raises questions over whether retailer is strategically restructuring or falling behind

Co-working takes its lead from hotels in offering more services

Co-working intelligence The past decade has seen a dramatic transformation in co-working space. Once the realm of independent providers, often entrepreneurs or groups of entrepreneurs who saw a need...