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'Shown what they’re about': Some Vancouverites outraged at WestJet following political speech

'Shown what they’re about': Some Vancouverites outraged at WestJet following political speech

Some people have joined musician Jann Arden's decision to ban the airline after the conservative party leader made a speech.
B.C. government, First Nations reach deal to reopen Joffre Lakes park

B.C. government, First Nations reach deal to reopen Joffre Lakes park

VICTORIA — The popular Joffre Lakes Provincial Park east of Pemberton, B.C., will reopen Monday after an agreement between the provincial government and the two local First Nations that had stopped visitors in August.
Metro Vancouver suburbs gain commercial strength as downtown wanes

Metro Vancouver suburbs gain commercial strength as downtown wanes

Across the West, it is more than lower costs and ample parking that is driving tenants out of downtown
How investing strategies differ across generations

How investing strategies differ across generations

Millennials are digitally adept investors. They're comfortable with computer research to guide their decisions.
Federal tax changes unconstitutional, Canadian lawyers claim

Federal tax changes unconstitutional, Canadian lawyers claim

The Canadian Federation of Law Societies claims tax changes threaten unreasonable search and seizure protections, freedom from restraint and protection of solicitor-client privilege.
Trudeau calls on major grocers to stabilize food prices, drawing industry pushback

Trudeau calls on major grocers to stabilize food prices, drawing industry pushback

TORONTO — The federal government is demanding major Canadian grocers come up with a plan to stabilize prices, drawing pushback from the food industry.
In Congress, a mounting push to bring Latin American countries under USMCA umbrella

In Congress, a mounting push to bring Latin American countries under USMCA umbrella

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan duo of U.S. senators is leading a growing push to open up the continent's "gold standard" trade agreement to include parts of Latin America in order to build a better bulwark against China's geopolitical might.
Rob Shaw: Eby asks retired Abbotsford police chief to review the baffling release of a 'significant threat'

Rob Shaw: Eby asks retired Abbotsford police chief to review the baffling release of a 'significant threat'

Premier says Bob Rich will have the resources needed to get to the bottom of it
Ottawa to remove GST on new rental housing, ask grocers to stabilize prices: PM

Ottawa to remove GST on new rental housing, ask grocers to stabilize prices: PM

LONDON, Ont.
Are temporary foreign workers at risk?

Are temporary foreign workers at risk?

UN representative has urged authorities to do more to protect workers and help them become permanent residents of Canada