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B.C. Securities Commission imposes first no-hearing penalty against company

B.C. Securities Commission imposes first no-hearing penalty against company

The B.C. Securities Commission says it has processed the first penalty without a hearing against a company for a minor violation in order to speed up compliance in the investment market.
55,000 arrivals per year to drive Metro Vancouver population

55,000 arrivals per year to drive Metro Vancouver population

Metro Vancouver's population forecast to climb to four million by the mid-2040s — a 200,000-person spike five years earlier than previously thought.
Okanagan wineries ask for government relief on markup regime for out-of-province grapes

Okanagan wineries ask for government relief on markup regime for out-of-province grapes

Industry calls for tax relief, markup relaxation after devastating winter freeze
‘Meltdown’: A week later, WestJet continues to feel the fallout from mechanics strike

‘Meltdown’: A week later, WestJet continues to feel the fallout from mechanics strike

Fallout from the unexpected job action continued well into last week, and figures from the airline suggest at least 170,000 passengers have been affected.
Vehicle supply building. Prices are going down. Is it time to buy a new car?

Vehicle supply building. Prices are going down. Is it time to buy a new car?

For the first time in years, car shoppers are having an easier time finding a deal as the auto industry bounces back from supply chain woes — and experts say the outlook could get even better.
B.C. ship and dock foremen issue 72-hour strike notice to employer

B.C. ship and dock foremen issue 72-hour strike notice to employer

VANCOUVER — A union representing ship and dock foremen in British Columbia has issued 72-hour strike notice against their employer.
‘It’s been hell’: Customers frustrated over treatment by WestJet during strike

‘It’s been hell’: Customers frustrated over treatment by WestJet during strike

Travellers expressed frustration this week over WestJet's response after the airline cancelled more than 1,200 flights due to a strike by plane mechanics, leading advocates to accuse it of breaching consumer protection rules.
Vancouver Island to get $3 billion in power grid upgrades

Vancouver Island to get $3 billion in power grid upgrades

About eight per cent of the $36 billion BC Hydro plans to spend over 10 years earmarked for the Island
B.C.'s job market slumps with 10K positions lost in June

B.C.'s job market slumps with 10K positions lost in June

Unemployment rate ticks downward as more British Columbians leave workforce
A new U.K. government renews hopes for a free-trade deal with Canada

A new U.K. government renews hopes for a free-trade deal with Canada

OTTAWA — The major shift in the British political landscape after Thursday's election is reviving hope for a possible free-trade deal across the pond in Canada.
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