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Rob Shaw: B.C. baffled by what the federal budget didn't address

Rob Shaw: B.C. baffled by what the federal budget didn't address

Housing help was a big miss in Ottawa's spending spree
Kirk LaPointe: Federal budget arrives, fiscal direction doesn't

Kirk LaPointe: Federal budget arrives, fiscal direction doesn't

Grim deficit news among the goodies from the federal government
Budget 2023: What you missed, from phone chargers and concert fees to air travel

Budget 2023: What you missed, from phone chargers and concert fees to air travel

OTTAWA — For Canadians fed up with chargers that don't fit their cellphones, hidden fees, air-travel disruptions and cosmetic testing on animals, the Liberal government says help is on the way.
$491B federal budget invests heavily in green economic transformation

$491B federal budget invests heavily in green economic transformation

The budget promises to add more than $8 billion in new program spending in the coming fiscal year with a deficit of $40 billion
SNDL to purchase four cannabis stores from B.C.'s embattled Dutch Love in $7.8M deal

SNDL to purchase four cannabis stores from B.C.'s embattled Dutch Love in $7.8M deal

Company run by those behind Vancouver’s Donnelly Group sought creditor protection late last year
Analysis: Fiscal forecast sees recession looming on Canada’s horizon

Analysis: Fiscal forecast sees recession looming on Canada’s horizon

B.C.’s economy in for a rough ride in 2023 as calls for Ottawa to commit to prudent money management principles increase
Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to table a federal budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, which a federal source says will include plans to go after predatory lending and more details on dental care as part of a pitch
Unprecedented construction needed in B.C. to offset record immigration: Report

Unprecedented construction needed in B.C. to offset record immigration: Report

A new report says home construction in British Columbia will need to rise to unprecedented levels to offset the impact of record immigration on the housing market.
Walmart Canada CEO says retailer not trying to profit from inflation

Walmart Canada CEO says retailer not trying to profit from inflation

Walmart Canada is not trying to profit from food inflation, president and CEOGonzalo Gebara told a parliamentary committee studying the issue Monday evening.
B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

The important role pets play in families who are separating is being addressed in proposed amendments to British Columbia's Family Law Act. Attorney General Niki Sharma says amendments she introduced in B.C.
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