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New U.S.-China 'Phase 1' trade deal could be boon or bane for Canadian, B.C. exports

Washington and Beijing have struck Phase 1 of a trade deal that experts say could either help or harm Canadian and B.C. exports in 2020 - depending on the details of the deal. U.S. President Donald...

Cadillac Fairview plans to replace Four Seasons Vancouver with new luxury hotel

Landlord is in talks with several possible tenants for space that would connect to Pacific Centre

Vancouver’s weak luxury-home sector dragging on overall recovery: Sotheby’s

While $1 million-plus home sales recovered overall in second half of year, $4 million-plus resale transactions declined further, especially among high-end condos

Former party leader Andrew Weaver quits Green caucus, will sit as independent

Former B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver has quit the party’s caucus and will sit in the legislature as an independent for the duration of his term. The Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA announced the...

BC Civil Liberties enters Coastal GasLink fray

BC Civil Liberties Association files complaint against RCMP

Report: Canadian regulators showed 'reckless disregard' in Teck oil sands project approval

The U.S.-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis argues Canadian regulators relied on misleading financial information in their decision to approve the project

U.S. CEOs resistant to Vancouver’s charms

Chicago CEO of city tech firm is the latest executive to reject relocation to West Coast

Government policies hit homeowners but housing market rises

Inequitable assessment Property owners take heart from higher property values, which help to boost equity and in turn their borrowing power. Higher values also generate higher property tax revenues...

You can visit these 20 countries for under $30 CAD a day

"Especially in an expensive city like Vancouver, you could almost save money by leaving and spending a month in SE Asia for about $1,000 for the entire month"

Popular Vancouver brunch restaurant shifts into new location

Brunch fans in Vancouver often don't mind waiting for a great meal at their favourite spots, and for those who love the Twisted Fork Bistro, you'll just have to wait a little longer for them to...

No consensus on what constitutes consent in UNDRIP

Forum on UNDRIP underscores how ill-defined some key tenets are

Surrey aims to follow Vancouver with a ban on plastic bags

The ban that Surrey's mayor wants to take effect January 2021 could face legal hurdles