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Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will bring its proposal to increase the inclusion rate on capital gains to the House of Commons before the parliamentary summer break, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday.
2026 trial date set for class-action lawsuit over Air Canada crash landing in 2015

2026 trial date set for class-action lawsuit over Air Canada crash landing in 2015

HALIFAX — A trial date has been set for 2026 in a class-action lawsuit regarding the crash landing of an Air Canada flight at the Halifax International Airport during a storm in 2015.
Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2.7% in April, driving up odds of June rate cut

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2.7% in April, driving up odds of June rate cut

OTTAWA — Canada’s annual inflation rate fell to 2.7 per cent in April amid a broad-based slowdown in price growth, boosting expectations of an interest rate cut next month. Statistics Canada said the slowdown from 2.
Rogers launches AI-powered cameras to detect wildfires in B.C.

Rogers launches AI-powered cameras to detect wildfires in B.C.

For the past three years, UBC has also been working with Rogers on a project that uses sensors in forests to feed data on moisture levels into an AI system designed to predict fire risk
Food driving inflation lower, but groceries much more costly than a few years ago

Food driving inflation lower, but groceries much more costly than a few years ago

Food inflation may be down from its highs, but prices at the grocery store are still significantly higher than they were just a few years ago. Statistics Canada reminded consumers that grocery prices are up 21.
Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

OTTAWA — The time, money and effort Iain Burns put into growing an audience on Facebook for several local news outlets in British Columbia felt like it disappeared in a single day. Facebook pages for Now Media Group, which publishes news in B.C.
Rob Shaw: BC United knows not who holds leverage in potential Conservative alliance

Rob Shaw: BC United knows not who holds leverage in potential Conservative alliance

The strategy of condescension towards BC Conservatives is backfiring for BC United
Tourism Whistler fills out board vacancies

Tourism Whistler fills out board vacancies

Four vacant seats were filled by acclamation at the May 16 Annual General Meeting
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: Inflation Statistics Canada will release its consumer price index for April on Tuesday. The reading comes after the annual inflation rate ticked up to 2.
Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

OTTAWA — Forecasters expect this week's inflation report to show Canada's inflation rate fell last month, but financial markets are still unsure whether a June interest rate cut is in the cards for the Bank of Canada.