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B.C. dockworkers set up picket lines at Port of Vancouver terminals

B.C. dockworkers set up picket lines at Port of Vancouver terminals

Strike action begins as last-minute negotiations for a new contract between unionized port workers and maritime employers in the province fail to secure a new contract
Highway wildfire closure drives home B.C.'s need to think big about climate measures

Highway wildfire closure drives home B.C.'s need to think big about climate measures

The province says it's too early to provide an estimate of the costs associated with the Highway 4 closure.
Angst in America as Canada launches new plan to poach foreign tech workers

Angst in America as Canada launches new plan to poach foreign tech workers

Canada's plan needs a clear and predictable pathway for foreign tech workers to obtain permanent residency, say experts.
PNE gets $10M in new money from federal government

PNE gets $10M in new money from federal government

Pacific National Exhibition operates year-round and is best known for its late-summer fair
Arnaud Bussieres out as CEO at online-eyewear seller Clearly

Arnaud Bussieres out as CEO at online-eyewear seller Clearly

Company that last year had more than 200 Metro Vancouver employees has yet to announce successor
Chinese Canadian Museum set to open on 100th anniversary of Exclusion Act

Chinese Canadian Museum set to open on 100th anniversary of Exclusion Act

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim: "The Chinese Canadian Museum will serve as a testament to the endurance, the triumphs, and the immeasurable contributions of Chinese Canadians to our city and our country."
Kirk LaPointe: Canada set to become one of world’s worst democracies for news consumption

Kirk LaPointe: Canada set to become one of world’s worst democracies for news consumption

'Last week the government steamed ahead and passed Bill C-18. It taunted Facebook and Google as arrogant and was certain they were bluffing. This week it found out they weren’t,' writes Kirk LaPointe
Spending in Canada on tourism rises thanks to domestic tourists

Spending in Canada on tourism rises thanks to domestic tourists

Foreign visitors share of tourism spending in Canada declined slightly in early 2023, compared with late 2022
Rob Shaw: Long weekend, long list of problems, long wait for a fix at BC Ferries

Rob Shaw: Long weekend, long list of problems, long wait for a fix at BC Ferries

The mess continues and there is no end in sight
Canadian economy holds steady in April as real GDP remains unchanged, StatCan reports

Canadian economy holds steady in April as real GDP remains unchanged, StatCan reports

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the Canadian economy remained essentially unchanged in April, following a slight uptick in March.