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West Fraser Timber loses US$153 million in fourth quarter, sales soften

West Fraser Timber loses US$153 million in fourth quarter, sales soften

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it lost US$153 million in its fourth quarter, a steeper loss than US$94 million a year earlier. Sales for the quarter ended Dec. 31 were US$1.5 billion, down from US$1.6 billion.
'Shame on Uber': Metro Vancouver rideshare drivers go on 'strike' at YVR Airport

'Shame on Uber': Metro Vancouver rideshare drivers go on 'strike' at YVR Airport

Hundreds of protesting drivers have "No love for Uber/Lyft" this Valentine's Day.
B.C. housing minister says reforms reflect community needs despite criticisms

B.C. housing minister says reforms reflect community needs despite criticisms

Ravi Kahlon addressed concerns from local leaders as part of a question-and-answer period during the UBCM housing summit.
Rob Shaw: Eby's half-baked housing plan underwhelms

Rob Shaw: Eby's half-baked housing plan underwhelms

NDP's BC Builds program is more sizzle than steak ahead of the election season
Debt forcing more Gen Z and 'younger' millennials to move back home, survey shows

Debt forcing more Gen Z and 'younger' millennials to move back home, survey shows

The 2024 Consumer Debt Report by the Credit Counselling Society indicates younger Canadians are being proactive about managing their debt levels as anxiety rises across the board.
Vancouver's short-term rental fee was bumped to $1K. Has it made a difference?

Vancouver's short-term rental fee was bumped to $1K. Has it made a difference?

The goal of the bylaw is to encourage homeowners to return their properties to the long-term rental market.
'They don't care about drivers': Metro Vancouver Uber, Lyft drivers plan to 'strike' on Valentine's Day

'They don't care about drivers': Metro Vancouver Uber, Lyft drivers plan to 'strike' on Valentine's Day

"One time I thought the customer was charged $44 but they told me they were charged $53 by Uber," said a driver.
B.C. economy flashes red-light warning ahead of Budget 2024

B.C. economy flashes red-light warning ahead of Budget 2024

Business and industry leaders press for fiscal restraint in provincial budget as the province’s economic growth flatlines, and businesses’ financial burden mounts
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
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