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'Excessively hot tea': Starbucks sues daughter of woman suing coffee giant

'Excessively hot tea': Starbucks sues daughter of woman suing coffee giant

Lawsuit claims Fatameh Khalatabadi was burned at a Port Coquitlam Starbucks in July 2021 because the lid wasn't secure, a claim the company denies.
Canadians paying more for airfares as summer ticket prices jump

Canadians paying more for airfares as summer ticket prices jump

Looking to catch a flight this summer? Prepare to open your wallet even wider.
More B.C. businesses embracing 4-day work weeks

More B.C. businesses embracing 4-day work weeks

The shift can attract talent and boost productivity, but doesn’t work for all firms, say experts
Property owners fight new short-term rental rules in Victoria court

Property owners fight new short-term rental rules in Victoria court

The West Coast Association for Property Rights wants to see previous rights to operate legal short-term rentals reinstated.
Updated: Provincial regulator orders WLNG workers onto Squamish floatel

Updated: Provincial regulator orders WLNG workers onto Squamish floatel

WLNG has been waiting on a temporary use permit from the District of Squamish; company says it is preparing to move the floatel to Squamish, as ordered.
Metro Vancouver compensation up 19 per cent; CAO compensation passes $700K

Metro Vancouver compensation up 19 per cent; CAO compensation passes $700K

Metro Vancouver’s commissioner and CAO Jerry Dobrovolny had a total remuneration of $711,668 in 2023.
Home sales in May down from year ago: Canadian Real Estate Association

Home sales in May down from year ago: Canadian Real Estate Association

OTTAWA — Canada's real estate market softened further in May as sales and prices of existing homes declined and listings rose.
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in May up 10% from April

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in May up 10% from April

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts in May climbed 10 per cent compared with April, helped by gains in Montreal and Toronto, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said.
Builder fined $200K for safety violations at Burnaby Metrotown highrise project

Builder fined $200K for safety violations at Burnaby Metrotown highrise project

WorkSafeBC has slapped Axiom Builders Inc. with a $198,891.01 penalty for safety violations at a condo tower project on Telford Avenue in Metrotown.
Taseko says tentative deal reached with striking workers at Gibraltar mine

Taseko says tentative deal reached with striking workers at Gibraltar mine

VANCOUVER — Taseko Mines Ltd. says it has reached a tentative agreement with striking employees at its Gibraltar Mine in central British Columbia. The deal is subject to ratification by the workers, who are represented by Unifor.