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B.C. wineries eligible for $177M in federal funding

B.C. wineries eligible for $177M in federal funding

Wineries eligible for grants after cold snap and wildfires; application period opens in April.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to present Liberals' federal budget on April 16

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to present Liberals' federal budget on April 16

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will present the federal budget on April 16, as cost-of-living issues continue to dominate Canadian politics.
New listings rose in Vancouver last month, easing pressure: real estate board

New listings rose in Vancouver last month, easing pressure: real estate board

VANCOUVER — Greater Vancouver's real estate board says new listings were up in February as home sellers shed some of their hesitance and home sales also rose.
Rob Shaw: Is B.C. ready to lead the way on firefighter safety?

Rob Shaw: Is B.C. ready to lead the way on firefighter safety?

Green MLA Adam Olsen says B.C. firefighters deserve gear free of harmful chemicals
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