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Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

The province has amended the Motor Vehicle Act to allow mobility aids in bike lanes but it hasn’t created regulations to bring them into effect.
BoC expected to hold interest rates this week as grey cloud hangs over economy

BoC expected to hold interest rates this week as grey cloud hangs over economy

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is expected to preach patience at its interest rate announcement this week as economists say weakening economic conditions are setting the stage for rate cuts in the coming months.
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

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
Inaccurate data on forest fuels may stoke B.C. wildfires, study finds

Inaccurate data on forest fuels may stoke B.C. wildfires, study finds

VANCOUVER — Wildfire fighting and forest management decisions are potentially being hampered by inaccurate government data that misrepresents forest fuel loads in British Columbia's Interior, a new study has found. The B.C.
Major grocers expanding discount footprint as customers keep budgets tight

Major grocers expanding discount footprint as customers keep budgets tight

Canada’s biggest grocers are investing money and space in discount stores such as No Frills, Food Basics and FreshCo as shoppers look for ways to save on food amid the higher cost of living.
B.C. aerospace companies to benefit from Boeing contract

B.C. aerospace companies to benefit from Boeing contract

Boeing's P-8A Poseidon contract creates takeoff opportunities for B.C. aerospace industry
B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has established minimum nurse-to-patient ratios for a range of different hospital settings and is investing $237 million to ensure they are met.
B.C.'s eviction moratorium effective but reveals flaws in tenancy branch

B.C.'s eviction moratorium effective but reveals flaws in tenancy branch

Surrey had the highest rate of evictions during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rob Shaw: Eby's house-flipping tax likely to fizzle

Rob Shaw: Eby's house-flipping tax likely to fizzle

B.C.'s new housing flipping tax might not add up to much more than an election gimmick
'Nobody needs an extra coat': Apparel sector braces for another year of no splurging

'Nobody needs an extra coat': Apparel sector braces for another year of no splurging

TORONTO — Despite an unseasonably warm winter, there's a chill across the Canadian retail landscape.