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B.C. lowers rebate cap on electric vehicles, triggers industry backlash

B.C. lowers rebate cap on electric vehicles, triggers industry backlash

On Tuesday, B.C.'s $4,000 rebate for vehicles deemed electric 'cars' was restricted to models that cost $50,000 or less — a $5,000 reduction from the previous cap.
Woodfibre LNG withdraws from District of Squamish process on floatel

Woodfibre LNG withdraws from District of Squamish process on floatel

Workers to be housed in floatel in Howe Sound following provincial order.
Ottawa’s fish-farm transition plan could sink industry if mishandled, businesses say

Ottawa’s fish-farm transition plan could sink industry if mishandled, businesses say

Industry awaits federal government renewal decision as 66 B.C. salmon farm licences expire this month
Emissions cap not possible without oil, gas production cuts: Deloitte

Emissions cap not possible without oil, gas production cuts: Deloitte

CALGARY — Canadian oil and gas companies facing a federally imposed emissions cap will decide to cut their production rather than invest in too-expensive carbon capture and storage technology, a new report by Deloitte says.
WestJet mechanics hit airline with 72-hour strike notice

WestJet mechanics hit airline with 72-hour strike notice

CALGARY — WestJet mechanics say they are poised to walk off the job early as Thursday night after serving the airline with a 72-hour strike notice yesterday.
WorkSafeBC warns of increased risk to crane safety

WorkSafeBC warns of increased risk to crane safety

There are about 400 tower cranes currently operating in the province.
StatCan updates CPI basket to increase food weighting in inflation calculation

StatCan updates CPI basket to increase food weighting in inflation calculation

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is updating the basket of goods it uses to measure inflation to increase the importance of food in the calculation as Canadians spend more on groceries and dining out.
'Excessively hot tea': Starbucks sues daughter of woman suing coffee giant

'Excessively hot tea': Starbucks sues daughter of woman suing coffee giant

Lawsuit claims Fatameh Khalatabadi was burned at a Port Coquitlam Starbucks in July 2021 because the lid wasn't secure, a claim the company denies.
Canadians paying more for airfares as summer ticket prices jump

Canadians paying more for airfares as summer ticket prices jump

Looking to catch a flight this summer? Prepare to open your wallet even wider.
More B.C. businesses embracing 4-day work weeks

More B.C. businesses embracing 4-day work weeks

The shift can attract talent and boost productivity, but doesn’t work for all firms, say experts
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