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As economy faces potential recession, Liberals to release 'tricky' budget Tuesday

As economy faces potential recession, Liberals to release 'tricky' budget Tuesday

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are set to unveil a budget on Tuesday intended to showcase their plans to keep Canada competitive amid the clean energy transition while supporting Canadians who are struggling with affordability.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Budget day Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will deliver the federal government's budget on Tuesday.
Who’s Suing Whom: March 27, 2023

Who’s Suing Whom: March 27, 2023

The latest from the B.C. Supreme Court
Broadcaster Jody Vance sues her online harasser

Broadcaster Jody Vance sues her online harasser

The CHEK TV host says a recent criminal harassment sentence was disappointing.
Top business stories of the week (March 20-24)

Top business stories of the week (March 20-24)

From food inflation woes to tech sector blows, it was a busy week for B.C.'s business community
More than 2,000 Vancouver civic employees earned six figures in 2022

More than 2,000 Vancouver civic employees earned six figures in 2022

More than 2,000 city hall, park board and fire department workers earned at least $100K last year, according to the city's annual statement of financial information.
Ex-Liberal MP Han Dong billed taxpayers for summer trip to Vancouver

Ex-Liberal MP Han Dong billed taxpayers for summer trip to Vancouver

The former federal Liberal official met with groups friendly to the Chinese Communist Party and described the trip as House business.
In the Courts: B.C. company shortchanged worker $41K, tribunal finds

In the Courts: B.C. company shortchanged worker $41K, tribunal finds

Western Glass Inc. reportedly underpaid regular wages and failed to pay overtime or vacation and holiday pay
Who’s Suing Whom: March 24, 2023

Who’s Suing Whom: March 24, 2023

The latest from the B.C. Supreme Court
U.S. SEC can freeze B.C. assets ahead of major stock fraud hearing, judge rules

U.S. SEC can freeze B.C. assets ahead of major stock fraud hearing, judge rules

B.C. judge allows injunction claim by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against assets belonging to defendants in a $1 billion stock fraud case
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