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This is the safest location in B.C. to avoid Mother Nature

This is the safest location in B.C. to avoid Mother Nature

The experts have spoken and one location stands out as having a lower risk level for earthquakes, floods, wildfires, landslides and tsunamis when compared to other B.C. spots.
She organized a Starbucks. Then they fired her

She organized a Starbucks. Then they fired her

Frédérique Martineau says despite the corporation’s justification, she feels targeted.
B.C. opposition parties heat up climate debate with attacks on NDP's plans

B.C. opposition parties heat up climate debate with attacks on NDP's plans

VICTORIA — Climate change is becoming a hot-button political issue in British Columbia with opposition parties launching election-style attacks on the New Democrat government's clean climate policies. B.C.
Police allege ex-Canucks prospect Prab Rai committed 'large scale' fraud

Police allege ex-Canucks prospect Prab Rai committed 'large scale' fraud

Prab Rai was drafted in the fifth round of the 2008 NHL entry draft after a junior hockey career in Prince George and Seattle.
Vancouver taxpayers could face 7.6% tax hike in 2024

Vancouver taxpayers could face 7.6% tax hike in 2024

Meanwhile, police and fire departments predict combined $6.9-million deficit this year.
Tories accused of trying to distract from stating position on replacement workers ban

Tories accused of trying to distract from stating position on replacement workers ban

OTTAWA — Federal Conservatives were accused of trying to distract and confuse Wednesday as they were pressed to state their position on a piece of Liberal government legislation banning the use of replacement workers, at a time when Pierre Poilievre
Metro Vancouver transit ridership accelerating but below pre-pandemic level

Metro Vancouver transit ridership accelerating but below pre-pandemic level

Trend is in sync with national data
Federal government's new fiscal guardrails 'helpful' for monetary policy: Macklem

Federal government's new fiscal guardrails 'helpful' for monetary policy: Macklem

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says the federal government's new fiscal guardrails unveiled in its fall economic statement are helpful for monetary policy.
Richmond firm, Merritt hotel operator both lose in botched furniture sale lawsuit

Richmond firm, Merritt hotel operator both lose in botched furniture sale lawsuit

A B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled the two companies failed to substantiate their claims
India restores e-visa services for Canadians. The move could ease diplomatic tensions

India restores e-visa services for Canadians. The move could ease diplomatic tensions

NEW DELHI (AP) — India restored electronic visa services for Canadian nationals, an Indian foreign ministry official said Wednesday, two months after Canada alleged the South Asian nation was involved in the assassination of a Sikh separatist in Cana
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