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$1.75 billion spent on Site C so far

  • Victoria BC posted Jun 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM

BC Hydro CEO details risks of delay with $60 million a month being spent, road that needs to be relocated

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Why the sky over Langley turned purple

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:43 AM

Glenwood Valley Farms is experimenting with LED lighting to help grow vegetables

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B.C.’s NDP-Green agreement required reading

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

VICTORIA — The recently signed New Democrat and Green party manifesto to form what is likely to result in British Columbia's first minority government in sixty-five years has become required reading for business, social and labour groups.

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Shell Canada budget falls after oilsands sale

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

CALGARY — The president of Shell Canada says his capital budget will shrink by about half a billion dollars this year following the sale of most of its oilsands assets in a deal that closed last week.

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Families help 18% of first-time homebuyers: CMHC

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

OTTAWA — Nearly one in five first-time homebuyers received help with a down payment from a family member, according to a survey conducted by the federal housing agency released Tuesday.

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Ikea Canada on pace to double its stores by 2025

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

TORONTO — Ikea says it's on track to double the number of stores it has in Canada over the next decade because it believes today's Internet-savvy shoppers still see the value in a bricks-and-mortar experience.

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Push is on to unionize WestJet flight attendants

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

CALGARY — A recent successful bid to unionize WestJet (TSX:WJA) pilots has prompted a push to organize flight attendants at the airline.

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Auditor calls for better pipeline regulations

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

REGINA — Saskatchewan's provincial auditor says the government isn't doing enough to effectively regulate oil and gas pipelines.

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Shell says B.C. plans not swayed by politics

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:39 AM

CALGARY — Royal Dutch Shell will forge ahead with its energy development plans in British Columbia regardless of the uncertainty swirling around the province's political future, says the company's Canadian country chair.

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Grand opening held for Red Apple in Rimbey

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:34 AM

Grand opening of Red Apple in Rimbey attracts large crowd

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Seven elected BC Trucking Association board directors from Surrey

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:31 AM

The election was held at the BCTA's annual general meeting and management conference in Kelowna on June 3rd.

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Nimble Bar Company embarks on a four-month cross-country trip

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:29 AM

Victoria's Nimble Bar Company launches with cross-country expedition

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Soft Stuff Creations comes home

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:29 AM

After several years in Richmond, company returns to Semiahmoo Peninsula

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VIDEO: Cruise ship stats

  •  updated Jun 24, 2017 at 8:28 AM

The Seven Seas Mariner is the third of 23 cruises to arrive in the Prince Rupert harbour this season

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Company tattoos its good work indelibly in the community

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:35 PM

Wanderlust is helping raise funds for Manna Homeless Society

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Courtenay’s Saltwater Waldorf School expanding

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Seven years ago, the Saltwater Waldorf School was a budding dream for four parents who lived in the Comox Valley.

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Pair of keynote speakers lined up for BC Seafood Expo trade event

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:28 PM

During BC Seafood Month and the BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, the Comox Valley will bring together renowned seafood and aquaculture industry leaders, businesses and educators for the BC Seafood Expo, June 12 and 13.

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Reduce your driving costs this summer

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:27 PM

With summer approaching Canadians across the country may be making plans for packing the kids into the car, van, SUV or camper and taking off for the cottage or some fun in the sun.

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Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:27 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Siri is getting a new voice, and the Mac is getting a new name.

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Mexican, U.S. legislators meet on NAFTA, security, trade

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:26 PM

MEXICO CITY — Mexico once jealously guarded its oil and energy industries from U.S. interference, but U.S. legislators said Monday that they sense the Mexican government wants to include the energy sector in a re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Accord.

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Edmonton program to help big buildings save energy

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:26 PM

Edmonton is believed to be the first city in Canada to lead a voluntary program aimed at helping large buildings reduce their energy use.

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Notorious eyewear website operator imprisoned again

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:26 PM

NEW YORK — An eyewear website operator who served more than three years in prison for threatening customers with murder or rape when they complained about eyeglasses was imprisoned Monday by the same judge who sentenced him five years ago.

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Ontario asks businesses to hire people with disabilities

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:26 PM

TORONTO — Ontario businesses with at least 20 employees should do their part to tackle unemployment rates among the disabled community by committing to hire at least one person from that demographic group, the provincial government said Monday.

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Feds order CRTC to review wireless decision

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:26 PM

A government-ordered review of a recent decision restricting access to the networks of Canada's big wireless service providers is being hailed as potential good news for consumers.

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RBI CEO extends olive branch to franchisees

  •  updated Jun 23, 2017 at 5:26 PM

OAKVILLE, Ont. — The head of Tim Hortons extended an olive branch Monday to disgruntled franchisees, saying he is now willing to directly discuss their concerns with them about how the coffee-and-doughnut chain is run.