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B.C. home sales slide almost 10 per cent in March despite mortgage rate drop

B.C. home sales slide almost 10 per cent in March despite mortgage rate drop

VANCOUVER — Home sales in British Columbia fell by almost 10 per cent in March compared with the same period last year, in a slowdown an analyst says could be buyers waiting for lower interest rates. The B.C.
Protest averted as Newfoundland and Labrador premier helps reach pricing deal on crab

Protest averted as Newfoundland and Labrador premier helps reach pricing deal on crab

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A potentially volatile dispute over Newfoundland and Labrador's crab fishery has been averted with the help of Premier Andrew Furey.
Manitoba offers $300 rebate for security upgrades at homes and small businesses

Manitoba offers $300 rebate for security upgrades at homes and small businesses

WINNIPEG — Manitobans will soon be able to apply for rebates for security upgrades at their homes and small businesses.
Volunteer search group says more talks needed to flesh out proposed Nova Scotia Guard

Volunteer search group says more talks needed to flesh out proposed Nova Scotia Guard

HALIFAX — The president of the Nova Scotia Ground Search and Rescue Association says she’s keeping an open mind after meeting with the premier about his plans to create a new volunteer corps.
Judge orders Alberta to produce massive trove of coal documents after four-year fight

Judge orders Alberta to produce massive trove of coal documents after four-year fight

EDMONTON — A judge is ordering the Alberta government to produce a massive trove of documents concerning its efforts to encourage coal mining in the province's Rocky Mountains.

Lynx Air claims passenger refunds will hurt investors due to defiant contractor

CALGARY — Lynx Air says customer refunds are a big expense for the insolvent company thanks to an unco-operative contractor.
Conflict heating up between Parkland Crop. and top shareholder Simpson Oil

Conflict heating up between Parkland Crop. and top shareholder Simpson Oil

CALGARY — The internal strife at fuel retailer Parkland Corp.continues as the Calgary-based company rejected a call by its largest shareholder to consider a potential sale of the business.
Sharp rise in OD deaths demands better policies for those in their 20s, 30s: study

Sharp rise in OD deaths demands better policies for those in their 20s, 30s: study

Opioid-related deaths doubled in Canada between 2019 and the end of 2021, with Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta experiencing a dramatic jump, mostly among men in their 20s and 30s, says a new study that calls for targeted harm-reduction policies.
Urban firefighters to get additional training to also battle wildfire blazes

Urban firefighters to get additional training to also battle wildfire blazes

OTTAWA — The federal government is doubling its investment to train urban firefighters to battle wildfires — a growing threat to Canada's cities and towns.
Canada announces more sanctions on Belarus as opposition leader visits Ottawa

Canada announces more sanctions on Belarus as opposition leader visits Ottawa

OTTAWA — Canada is imposing more sanctions on officials in Belarus as the country's exiled opposition leader visits Ottawa.