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Drought triggers more overnight wildfires, finds B.C. scientist

Drought triggers more overnight wildfires, finds B.C. scientist

'Active day, quiet night' wildfire model upended in study.
More than seven in 10 Canadian workers want to leave their jobs: report

More than seven in 10 Canadian workers want to leave their jobs: report

TORONTO — A new report says 71 per cent of Canadian workers want to leave their jobs this year and look for better opportunities.
Bryan Yu: B.C. payrolls edge up and average wages pop compared with 2022

Bryan Yu: B.C. payrolls edge up and average wages pop compared with 2022

B.C. job growth stumbles as businesses brace for uncertainty
Richmond coffee company takes sustainability to the next level

Richmond coffee company takes sustainability to the next level

Salt Spring Coffee expanded to the U.S. market with its regenerative organic certified coffee last month
Concerns raised over B.C.’s temporary, targeted mining ban

Concerns raised over B.C.’s temporary, targeted mining ban

McMillan lawyers warn precedent could be set for restricting other resource activities
Vancouver-based Sky Global fallout continues three years after U.S. charges

Vancouver-based Sky Global fallout continues three years after U.S. charges

Case against the smartphone tech company’s CEO 'ongoing' but appears dormant, and none of the allegations have been tested in court
Lowering interest rate cap to 35% to cost jobs and GDP: Industry report

Lowering interest rate cap to 35% to cost jobs and GDP: Industry report

TORONTO — A report commissioned by the Canadian Lenders Association estimates that lowering the maximum interest rate could lead to the loss of tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in GDP.
Federal disaster aid for Fraser Valley floods, landslides taking too long: B.C. MP

Federal disaster aid for Fraser Valley floods, landslides taking too long: B.C. MP

OTTAWA — The federal government estimates it will need to pay almost $3.4 billion for its share of the disaster recovery bills for flooding and landslides that devastated British Columbia's Fraser Valley in November 2021.
Vancouver office market gets a read on value as investment revives

Vancouver office market gets a read on value as investment revives

Strata sales at Bosa Waterfront Centre buoyed Vancouver's office market last year
Mario Canseco: B.C. households still struggling to recover from pandemic

Mario Canseco: B.C. households still struggling to recover from pandemic

Rising housing costs cloud B.C.'s pandemic recovery.