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SNDL to purchase four cannabis stores from B.C.'s embattled Dutch Love in $7.8M deal

SNDL to purchase four cannabis stores from B.C.'s embattled Dutch Love in $7.8M deal

Company run by those behind Vancouver’s Donnelly Group sought creditor protection late last year
Analysis: Fiscal forecast sees recession looming on Canada’s horizon

Analysis: Fiscal forecast sees recession looming on Canada’s horizon

B.C.’s economy in for a rough ride in 2023 as calls for Ottawa to commit to prudent money management principles increase
Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to table a federal budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, which a federal source says will include plans to go after predatory lending and more details on dental care as part of a pitch
Unprecedented construction needed in B.C. to offset record immigration: Report

Unprecedented construction needed in B.C. to offset record immigration: Report

A new report says home construction in British Columbia will need to rise to unprecedented levels to offset the impact of record immigration on the housing market.
Walmart Canada CEO says retailer not trying to profit from inflation

Walmart Canada CEO says retailer not trying to profit from inflation

Walmart Canada is not trying to profit from food inflation, president and CEOGonzalo Gebara told a parliamentary committee studying the issue Monday evening.
B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

The important role pets play in families who are separating is being addressed in proposed amendments to British Columbia's Family Law Act. Attorney General Niki Sharma says amendments she introduced in B.C.
Millennials dominate insolvencies as credit card, student loan, CERB tax debts add up

Millennials dominate insolvencies as credit card, student loan, CERB tax debts add up

Insolvency trustee Doug Hoyes encounters a lot of Canadians with money troubles, but he's become particularly sympathetic to the plight of young people who find themselves financially underwater.
B.C. tribunal orders $9,755 payout to taxi driver over caste-based discrimination

B.C. tribunal orders $9,755 payout to taxi driver over caste-based discrimination

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has ordered that a taxi driver be paid more than $9,000 in compensation because his caste was insulted during a physical altercation at a staff Christmas party.
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.