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B.C. residents are moving to Alberta more than ever

B.C. residents are moving to Alberta more than ever

Company shares moving data between the two provinces.
Vancouver council allows 'mass timber' buildings up to 18 storeys

Vancouver council allows 'mass timber' buildings up to 18 storeys

City’s chief building official: “When there is a fire in a mass timber building, we see charring that takes place, and the charring actually helps protect the remainder of the structure.”
B.C. coal mining company penalized $41,100

B.C. coal mining company penalized $41,100

Between 2020 and 2023, the company failed to properly monitor mine waste flowing into a nearby fish-bearing tributary, according to a recent decision.
B.C. poised to become a quantum technology powerhouse

B.C. poised to become a quantum technology powerhouse

Experts say commercial quantum computing will be disruptive, available in five years.
B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

VICTORIA — British Columbia has finalized regulations to provide a minimum-wage and basic protections for ride-hailing and delivery workers using app-based platforms such as Uber, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes.
Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

OTTAWA — Foreign actors are trying to interfere with the Canadian media, and journalists and their bosses need to be aware of it, the chairman of Parliament's nonpartisan national security committee warned on Wednesday.
Bank of Canada needs to rebuild public trust after inflation: governor Tiff Macklem

Bank of Canada needs to rebuild public trust after inflation: governor Tiff Macklem

MONTREAL — Public trust in the Bank of Canada has been dented by post-pandemic inflation and it needs to be rebuilt, governor Tiff Macklem said on Wednesday.
Vancouver businesses struggle as Broadway subway construction extends

Vancouver businesses struggle as Broadway subway construction extends

Millions lost, no help: Broadway businesses plead for compensation or tax breaks as subway delays drag on.
B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

Much of the province currently sits between level one and three on the B.C. government's zero to five drought classification scale.
As B.C. companies urge in-office returns, HR pros say hybrid work here to stay

As B.C. companies urge in-office returns, HR pros say hybrid work here to stay

Workers are back in offices, but HR professionals say a fuller return may hurt satisfaction