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Canadian fossil fuel subsidies hit $18.6 billion in 2023, says report

Canadian fossil fuel subsidies hit $18.6 billion in 2023, says report

The report comes ahead of a looming fall deadline the federal government set for itself to plan a phase-out of inefficient fossil fuel subsidies.
Seaspan awarded $500M in contracts for design, early work on 6 Coast Guard ships

Seaspan awarded $500M in contracts for design, early work on 6 Coast Guard ships

The first of the larger ‘workhorse’ Coast Guard vessels to come out of North Vancouver's Seaspan Shipyards is scheduled to launch in 2030
Mortgage renewals, insurances costs put the squeeze on B.C. homeowners

Mortgage renewals, insurances costs put the squeeze on B.C. homeowners

'We cringe every time we do a renewal now'
Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Suburban retail vacancy is low, despite expansions at sites such as Amazing Brentwood, Richmond Centre.
B.C. Airbnb hosts generated $93M in taxes in 2023, claims Airbnb

B.C. Airbnb hosts generated $93M in taxes in 2023, claims Airbnb

The rental platform says new short-term rental restrictions could have negative implications on tax revenue.
Forced-labour watchdog cites B.C. mining company, who says claims are nonsensical

Forced-labour watchdog cites B.C. mining company, who says claims are nonsensical

Ottawa's corporate-ethics watchdog says a Vancouver-based mining company has allowed forced labour at its gold mine in the Xinjiang region of China, even though the firm lost control of the project before the alleged slavery took place.
Mario Canseco: Small majorities happy with B.C. government's pandemic performance

Mario Canseco: Small majorities happy with B.C. government's pandemic performance

B.C. residents ready to ditch restrictions, says survey
B.C. utility deceived public over 'renewable' gas, claims lawsuit

B.C. utility deceived public over 'renewable' gas, claims lawsuit

The case against FortisBC is the first time a major utility in Canada has been sued for allegedly making deceptive claims about renewable natural gas (RNG).
With completion in sight, what's next for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?

With completion in sight, what's next for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?

CALGARY — After more than four years of construction and at least $34 billion in costs, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is nearly complete.
Study says women well represented in commercial real estate. Insiders disagree

Study says women well represented in commercial real estate. Insiders disagree

Women account for nearly half of the workforce in Canadian commercial real estate firms.
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