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How B.C. could deflate its gas bubble

One remedy for high gasoline prices is price fixing, but there are other options

Residential price drop failing to ease Vancouver’s housing crisis

Prices will double Ten consecutive months of declines in the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s benchmark home price have brought the figure down 7.5% since last May to $1,011,200. Sales are...

Employment up, real estate down

B.C. labour market conditions were little changed from February, with total employment increasing by 0.3% or 3,200 persons to just over 2.55 million persons (seasonally adjusted). While...

Metro Vancouver’s largest printers still recovering from 2015 downturn

The bottom lines of smaller printers on BIV’s list were hardest hit

BREAKING: Kenney’s UCP secure majority in Alberta

Notley's NDP will serve as official opposition in a two-party legislature

Alberta election result will challenge Canada's climate plan

UCP leader Jason Kenney represents the western end of a blue wave of conservatism speaking out against certain federal Liberal policies

Alberta election hands useful political bogeyman to Horgan and Trudeau

Yes, indeed, Jason Kenney is a political nightmare for Justin Trudeau and John Horgan. But he is also their dream. Sure enough, the newly elected Alberta premier stands to be the foil that neither...

New $1.8b B.C. mine receives federal approval

The Central B.C.-based open-pit gold and silver mine will produce 60,000 tonnes of gold and silver ore per day

Sport fishermen shocked at restrictions on chinook

Chinook retention reduced from 30 to 10 for summer season, sport fishing sector says impact will be severe

Vancouver, Surrey mayors commit to Smart Cities even if no $50m prize

Investments from private sector, cities priming partnership for collision-free corridors

Estate sues City of Vancouver over delays in processing empty-home tax

The estate of a Vancouver man is suing the city over what it considers unreasonable delays in processing an application for an exemption to the city’s empty-home tax.  Charles James Hyland, the...

Delta casino opening in 2020

You can drop a few bucks in the penny slots at the Cascades Casino Delta next year. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. this week announced it was given approval by the provincial...