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Vancouver council to consider wide-ranging plan to 'uplift' Chinatown neighbourhood

VANCOUVER — City councillors in Vancouver are set to consider a draft report aimed at reviving the historic Chinatown neighbourhood.
Expect more B.C. sawmill closures in 2023

Expect more B.C. sawmill closures in 2023

Government policies thwarting growth in key Canadian commodity sectors
Doo-doo doo-don’t: Nanaimo shop’s Baby Shark attack on loiterers

Doo-doo doo-don’t: Nanaimo shop’s Baby Shark attack on loiterers

Leon Drzewiecki, owner of NYLA Fresh Thread on Commercial Street, said he was thinking of ways to protect the store when he came up with the idea of putting Baby Shark on repeat.
United Way BC chosen to distribute pandemic recovery funds

United Way BC chosen to distribute pandemic recovery funds

The organization is working with communities across the province until early February.
Critically acclaimed Agrius Restaurant on Yates closing

Critically acclaimed Agrius Restaurant on Yates closing

Agrius, named one of Canada’s best new restaurants by Air Canada’s En Route magazine in 2016, cited the impacts of inflation and difficult economic environment in a social-media post
Third floor largely intact as Royal B.C. Museum prepares for two major exhibits

Third floor largely intact as Royal B.C. Museum prepares for two major exhibits

While smaller items have been removed, Old Town, the Discovery ship and the First Peoples Gallery remain in place, waiting for their stories to be told in a more inclusive way, says the museum’s CEO.
Incubator nurtures companies that keep materials out of the landfill

Incubator nurtures companies that keep materials out of the landfill

Companies that have come out of the Project Zero incubator — and the Project Zero accelerator — include a consignment store for outdoor gear and a company that turns old sail cloth into bags
Why does 'missing middle' housing make people so angry?

Why does 'missing middle' housing make people so angry?

Meant to refer to medium-density housing options like houseplexes, small apartment buildings and townhouses, the term ‘missing middle’ attracts a surpring amount of ire from opponents
City of Prince George suspends mandatory COVID-19 vaccine program

City of Prince George suspends mandatory COVID-19 vaccine program

Unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave would have been terminated on Jan. 15.
Bridgemark Group member admits to illegal insider trading in B.C. firm

Bridgemark Group member admits to illegal insider trading in B.C. firm

Robert John Lawrence of the Bridgemark Group admitted to illegal insider trading and was fined $200,000.
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