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Ottawa creates $530-million fund to help cities adapt to climate change

Ottawa creates $530-million fund to help cities adapt to climate change

OTTAWA — Canadian cities and towns facing an uphill battle to stave off the effects of climate change will share more than half a billion dollars from a new federal adaptation fund, but the money is barely a blip in the bills Canadian municipalities
Bank of Canada interest rate decision coming on Wednesday amid rate cut speculation

Bank of Canada interest rate decision coming on Wednesday amid rate cut speculation

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada will announce its latest interest rate decision on Wednesday amid speculation the central bank will deliver its first rate cut in more than four years.
Rob Shaw: MLA Elenore Sturko defects to Conservatives in stunning blow to BC United

Rob Shaw: MLA Elenore Sturko defects to Conservatives in stunning blow to BC United

Move marks potential turning point in B.C. politics ahead of fall election
Victoria bus fleet affected by Transport Canada recall: BC Transit

Victoria bus fleet affected by Transport Canada recall: BC Transit

VICTORIA — BC Transit says several buses in its Victoria fleet are affected by a Transport Canada recall. The agency says a number of its CNG Vicinity Motor Corp. buses contain a manufacturer part that was in the recall.
A CBSA strike could soon snarl border traffic. Here’s what you need to know

A CBSA strike could soon snarl border traffic. Here’s what you need to know

OTTAWA — Just as the summer travel season gets into gear, Canadians and visitors could find themselves waiting in long lines at the border — delays that could also deal a blow to the economy.

Operations suspended at British Columbia's Gibraltar copper mine due to worker strike

A worker strike has forced Vancouver-based Taseko Mines Limited to suspend operations at its Gibraltar copper mine in central British Columbia, about 200 kilometres south of Prince George.
Trudeau government mum on Donald Trump conviction, vows to work with any U.S. leader

Trudeau government mum on Donald Trump conviction, vows to work with any U.S. leader

OTTAWA — The Canadian government remained quiet Friday after a New York court convicted Donald Trump as a felon, despite the Liberals repeatedly trying to draw equivalencies between the former U.S. president and the Canadian Conservative leader.
Metro Vancouver rejects significant cost sharing on $2.8B North Shore sewage plant overrun

Metro Vancouver rejects significant cost sharing on $2.8B North Shore sewage plant overrun

North Vancouver and West Van taxpayers will see sewage costs go up by $590 a year after directors the regional board reject a call for help from North Shore board members
Study reveals potential replacement options for Ironworkers Bridge

Study reveals potential replacement options for Ironworkers Bridge

A new bridge that includes SkyTrain or light rail could improve access to 175,000 jobs and remove 50,000 vehicles from the roads per day, experts say
Federal government posts $50.9 billion deficit for 2023-24 fiscal year

Federal government posts $50.9 billion deficit for 2023-24 fiscal year

OTTAWA — The federal government ended the 2023-24 fiscal year with a deficit of $50.9 billion. The result for the April-to-March period compared with a deficit of $41.3 billion reported for the same stretch of its 2022-23 fiscal year.