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BC Real Estate Association numbers point to market 'uptrend' at beginning of 2024

BC Real Estate Association numbers point to market 'uptrend' at beginning of 2024

VANCOUVER — The BC Real Estate Association says there was a nearly 30 per cent increase in home sales last month compared with January 2023, while prices were also up.
Loop Energy amalgamation triggers C-suite shakeup

Loop Energy amalgamation triggers C-suite shakeup

Loop Energy CEO resigns, following amalgamation agreement with H2 Portable
Kahlon pushes back on claims B.C. housing plan is reheated leftovers

Kahlon pushes back on claims B.C. housing plan is reheated leftovers

Housing minister says BC Builds program a 'game-changer.'
B.C. eyes community, non-profit, underused lands to build affordable rental units

B.C. eyes community, non-profit, underused lands to build affordable rental units

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is launching a public housing plan to build more affordable rental units for middle-income earners who often struggle financially to live in the same communities where they work, Premier David Eby said Tuesday.
B.C. mayors plead for collaboration on housing solutions

B.C. mayors plead for collaboration on housing solutions

Six B.C. mayors share the stage at UBCM panel.
Fraser announces $176 million in housing deals with more than 60 rural communities

Fraser announces $176 million in housing deals with more than 60 rural communities

OTTAWA — The federal government will roll out more than 60 housing agreements with small and rural communities across the country over the next few weeks, Housing Minister Sean Fraser announced Tuesday.
Canada-U.S. cross-border trips lagging pre-pandemic levels

Canada-U.S. cross-border trips lagging pre-pandemic levels

Both U.S.-resident trips and returning Canadian traffic in January was below that of January 2020
Fewer British Columbians using re-usable bags in wake of plastic ban rejection

Fewer British Columbians using re-usable bags in wake of plastic ban rejection

Green Fatigue? B.C. residents hold steady on reusable bags, but other eco-habits dip.
Kahlon, Fraser headline UBCM summit tackling province’s housing crunch

Kahlon, Fraser headline UBCM summit tackling province’s housing crunch

UBCM summit takes aim at key issues as B.C. grapples with housing crisis and rapid population growth
Northeast BC First Nations supporting Indigenous-led resource charge

Northeast BC First Nations supporting Indigenous-led resource charge

Under the Indian Act, tax revenue generated by resource projects is collected by the federal government and then dispersed from Ottawa back to First Nations.
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