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Jobless rate could be lowest in 50 years

Jobless rate could be lowest in 50 years

Inflation and high employment adding to wage pressures, BMO Financial Group economist says
Environment Canada warned port expansion puts shorebirds at risk but feds withheld final comments from review panel

Environment Canada warned port expansion puts shorebirds at risk but feds withheld final comments from review panel

A damning document from Environment Canada that warned of disastrous environmental impacts was withheld from a key stage of an environmental assessment for a proposed Metro Vancouver shipping terminal
B.C. gyms with youth programs denied COVID relief funding

B.C. gyms with youth programs denied COVID relief funding

One owner says he is upset because the grants guidelines have changed eligibility requirements since the initial announcement
Renee Merrifield has no regrets over the campaign she has run for leadership of the B.C. Liberals

Renee Merrifield has no regrets over the campaign she has run for leadership of the B.C. Liberals

The successor to Andrew Wilkinson, who stepped down following the previous election, will be determined through a ranked ballot this Saturday
UBCO researcher creates modelling data to balance saving lives with the economy

UBCO researcher creates modelling data to balance saving lives with the economy

As the pandemic continued, governments had to consider the continued costs of imposing new or extended lockdowns
Man accused in tourist's stabbing in Vancouver Tim Hortons appears in court

Man accused in tourist's stabbing in Vancouver Tim Hortons appears in court

A man charged with aggravated assault in connection with the Jan. 22 stabbing of a Mexican tourist in a Vancouver Tim Hortons returns to court Feb. 23 for a bail hearing.
Bad day for auto thieves

Bad day for auto thieves

IMPACT Unit makes several arrests on a busy Feb. 1
Prince Rupert port says expansion aims to strengthen Canada's supply chain

Prince Rupert port says expansion aims to strengthen Canada's supply chain

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — British Columbia's most northerly deep sea port says expansion of its container terminal along with other upgrades will help the West Coast deal with future supply chain challenges.
Car story: where will Canada’s electric vehicle batteries go when they die?

Car story: where will Canada’s electric vehicle batteries go when they die?

Electric vehicles are booming in B.C. and that means the province has a unique opportunity to divert some of the world’s most sought-after clean-energy minerals from a potentially hazardous waste stream
Fort St. John man charged after police bust Western Canada drug network

Fort St. John man charged after police bust Western Canada drug network

A Fort St. John man is among five people charged with drug trafficking after federal police seized more than $1.6 million in fentanyl and meth following an 18-month investigation across Western Canada.
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