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Housing market will drag on B.C. economy, offset by major projects: forecast

High levels of home construction supported by previous presales will dry up, but non-residential construction will boom, says economist

People could be in fully automated cars by 2035

Challenges include determining an acceptable death level for automated driving

Canada’s largest port largely ‘immune’ to global trade politics

Port of Vancouver set new volume, container records despite trade volatility

Fear of crime stalks B.C. regions

The summer of 2019 has been a challenge for law enforcement authorities in Canada’s largest city. During the August long weekend, at least 17 people were injured in 14 different shootings that...

Private insurers push for more auto competition

Industry claims more opportunity for private firms will drive down premiums in B.C.

B.C. insurance brokerages post highest growth in three years

In 2019 firms grew nearly twice as fast on average than in 2018

‘CAVE people’ disrupt Metro Vancouver multi-family rentals

Landlords claim citizens against virtually everything are making it hard to build or repair rental apartments

How Canada’s fastest-growing kombucha brand is breaking barriers

Sitting on a beach in Maui, Bucha Brew founder Kara Sam never imagined that her seaside chat with friends about making and selling kombucha would result in a company with product sold in more than...

Liquor branch issues call for cannabis products

Edibles, beverages, topicals and extracts could be in stores for Christmas

BC Tech seeks to help unsung firms become stars

Investment up for low-profile tech firms, but more needed to maintain momentum

Disastrous year for sockeye predicted

Total closure for Fraser River sockeye expected