Economy, Law & Politics

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How Stanley Park’s miniature railway stopped rolling

Internal emails obtained via freedom of information show behind-the-scenes drama in run-up to event cancellation

Richmond Centre Liberal among top spenders in House of Commons

The Richmond Centre Liberal MP who took more than a year to open his constituency office was among the biggest spenders on contracts during his first calendar year in the House of Commons. Wilson...

A surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation's worst inflation bout in four decades. The job market hasn't been...

Freeland meets with provincial, territorial finance ministers in Toronto

TORONTO — Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is hosting an in-person meeting Friday with the provincial and territorial finance ministers in Toronto to discuss issues...

Paid organizer of Save Old Growth roadblocks sentenced to house arrest and curfew

A North Vancouver man who collected $2,000 a month to stage illegal Save Old Growth roadblocks was sentenced Thursday in Vancouver Provincial Court to a month of house arrest and a month of...

Big spending by winners, losers in Metro Vancouver's 2022 municipal elections

Ken Sim, ABC raised almost $2 million to topple Kennedy Stewart in Vancouver vote

Nestle Canada to wind down frozen meals and pizza business including Delissio

TORONTO — Nestle Canada says it is winding down its frozen meals and pizza business in Canada over the next six months. The four brands that will no longer be sold in the freezer aisle at Canadian...

Chan inquest jury urges Vancouver Police, VGH to improve their ways

Jury issued 12 recommendations after seven days of proceedings; eight were directed to the VPD

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim expected to outspend Stewart on mayor’s office salaries

Projected annual salary spending on 10 staff members in Sim's office is nearly $880,000