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Two promising tight oil plays identified in B.C.

New three-year study identifies two plays outside the Montney formation that could be good oil producers

What are we reading? September 20, 2018

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: There is irrefutable evidence of Russia meddling in...

Regulation and red tape are hampering B.C. resource development

To encourage natural resource development and the prosperity that comes with it, mining investors need more certainty about exploration activities – not less. It’s an issue that deserves immediate...

The business proposition for proportional representation

Surrey Board of Trade hosts discussion on the pros and cons of electoral reform in B.C.

Notable NIMBYism numbers in the lead-up to B.C.’s municipal elections

During B.C.’s municipal election campaigns, we are going to hear a lot about the so-called not-in-my-backyard (NIMBY) attitude. Depending on which municipality you live in, the next five weeks will...

B.C. housing prices, sales continue to slide

The year of discontent persists for the housing sector as the confluence of federal mortgage stress-testing measures, higher interest rates, provincial policy measures and buyer skittishness...

B.C.-based cannabis grower Tilray shares soar 1,159% during first two months on Nasdaq

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency will allow Tilray to export product to the country for clinical trials

Startup Week confirms Vancouver’s startup hub status

But low wages, high cost of living threaten to erode city’s ability to retain talent pool

J.D. Power ranks Vancouver International Airport No. 6 among large North American airports

Rank contrasts with top marks in a Skytrax survey earlier this year

Capcom closes Vancouver gaming studio

More than 150 workers at a gaming studio in Burnaby are out of work after its Japanese parent company decided to close up shop. “We’re sad to announce that effective today, Capcom Vancouver has...

West Van moves below-market apartments ahead

Plan would dedicate Ambleside land for 170 housing units

Renovator offers cash reward for hiring tips

Up to $1,000 bounty offered for carpenter, supervisor