Economy, Law & Politics

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B.C. posts year-over-year wage growth in June

Wage growth in B.C. remained solid in June despite losing some momentum following a strong gain the prior month. Weekly earnings averaged $996.30, down 0.5% from the previous month but up 3.2% from...

Federal leaders debate environment, China in first leaders debate

In Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau’s absence, three federal party leaders took part in the first leaders debate in the 2019 election

Promise tracker: What the parties are pitching on the campaign trail

OTTAWA — A running list of specific promises made by the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and Greens since the official start of the campaign on Sept. 11.   Liberals Sept. 12: Impose a national...

Day 2 of campaign sees three of four federal leaders set to debate

OTTAWA — How do you debate a prime minister who doesn't show up? That's the question for the leaders of the Conservative, NDP and Green parties today as they prepare for the first leaders' debate of...

Plane B, redux: Liberal campaign gets new plane after bus-wing collision

VANCOUVER — Justin Trudeau's federal election campaign is ready to get off the ground — again. The Liberal re-election caravan will be taking wing later today after the party's chartered plane was...

Election 2019: Ideologies divide federal parties on health policy

Assisted suicide, private care, federal-provincial transfers among party differences

Election 2019: International investment the new foreign policy, say analysts

Observers say Ottawa needs integrated diplomacy, trade approach, regardless of who wins

Trudeau launches 2019 election in Vancouver

Hundreds turn out in East Vancouver, including pipeline protesters

Prime Minister Trudeau to kick off Liberals’ election campaign in Vancouver

Liberals hold three of six ridings in Vancouver, NDP two and Wilson-Raybould one