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Principals at Mahony's Tavern in Vancouver sued over financing dispute

Principals at Mahony's Tavern in Vancouver sued over financing dispute

Problem stems from alleged money-losing Stamps Landing restaurant
Forestry is key to growing a resilient bioeconomy in B.C.

Forestry is key to growing a resilient bioeconomy in B.C.

When a pulp mill closes, three to five sawmills also close, and they are critical to a diverse and sustainable bioeconomy
New payment model sees 16.5% jump in B.C. family doctors, but more needed: minister

New payment model sees 16.5% jump in B.C. family doctors, but more needed: minister

VANCOUVER — Health Minister Adrian Dix says the number of family doctors in British Columbia is increasing, but there are still almost 900,000 people without a primary care provider.
B.C. hunting show hosts fined after cross-border investigation

B.C. hunting show hosts fined after cross-border investigation

Investigation used DNA samples and shell casings to link illegal kills in Alberta to hosts of the Alpine Carnivore hunting show, says BC Conservation Officer Service.
Rob Shaw: Can young blood revive BC United?

Rob Shaw: Can young blood revive BC United?

Gordon Campbell offers endorsement as United unveils new candidates
$20K fine and suspension for B.C. lawyer assisting illegal insider trading

$20K fine and suspension for B.C. lawyer assisting illegal insider trading

Lawyer Samuel Cole had advised his client to use the client's girlfriend as a nominee buyer of shares during a reverse takeover, thus violating insider trading rules.
B.C. loses 20K full-time jobs in January

B.C. loses 20K full-time jobs in January

Sharp decline in full-time work partially offset by surge in part-time employment
National gas lobby targets Burnaby’s new electrification rules

National gas lobby targets Burnaby’s new electrification rules

The Canadian Gas Association says it wants governments and the public to be aware of new rules reducing natural gas use, but environmentalists call their advertising 'astroturfing.'
Tobacco firm 'disappointed' in B.C. restriction on flavoured nicotine pouch sales

Tobacco firm 'disappointed' in B.C. restriction on flavoured nicotine pouch sales

MONTREAL — A major Canadian tobacco company says it is "extremely disappointed" by British Columbia's decision to move the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches behind pharmacy counters.
Poilievre promises to fix Canada's ailing access to information system, but would not expand it to include Parliament

Poilievre promises to fix Canada's ailing access to information system, but would not expand it to include Parliament

Pierre Poilievre made the comments Thursday at a Vancouver news conference.