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A former Liberal’s Conservative prescription for B.C.

A B.C. Conservative government would axe B.C.’s carbon tax, lower taxes in general, tackle government debt, remove CleanBC restrictions that hamper new LNG development,...

Providence nurses end 3-day strike, threaten to take legal action if prohibited from returning to work

Despite the end of the strike, Providence nurses may not be able to return to work until Sunday, because of the hospital system's contract...

Longstanding minority-owned businesses in Northeast Portland feel pushed out due to rising rent

Two of the businesses date back to the 1990s, when the city pushed to support minority-owned businesses in Northeast Portland. Now, they feel pressured...

Longstanding minority-owned businesses in NE Portland feel pushed out due to rising rent: ‘A thousand dollars, that’s a shock to your system’

Two of the businesses date back to the 90s, when the city pushed to support minority-owned businesses in Northeast Portland. Now, they feel pressured...

Eby’s baby countdown brings B.C. election campaigning forward

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's election is four months away, but Premier David Eby staged a campaign event Thursday in Vancouver ahead of what he...

Supreme Court upholds a tax on foreign income in case involving Washington couple

The court ruled in the case of Charles and Kathleen Moore, of Redmond, over a challenge backed up business and anti-regulatory interests. WASHINGTON...

Minister wants B.C. to be model for aquaculture as it moves to containment

VANCOUVER — Federal Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier says the country's "strict rules" on banning open-net salmon farming are necessary, since the goal is to...

McDonald’s officially announces $5 meal deal

The long-awaited deal is coming to McDonald's menus nationwide. WASHINGTON — McDonald's will debut its $5 meal deal in the U.S. next week,...

B.C. company gives used electric vehicle batteries a second life boosting Canada’s aging power grid

An energy storage systems manufacturer is giving electric vehicle batteries a place to retire, and a second life to provide a much-needed boost to...

Feds delay B.C.’s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

VANCOUVER — With entrenched views on all sides of the salmon-farming debate in British Columbia, the federal government cast the issue five years down...

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