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ICBC expecting $1.18 billion annual loss as new injury caps take effect

Injury lawyers ramping up opposition to minor injury tribunal

Apple releases update to stop FaceTime eavesdropping

A bug had allowed callers to activate another person’s microphone remotely

Canada’s housing market ‘vulnerable’ even as Toronto cools: CMHC

Organization says it’s the tenth straight quarter with this assessment

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B.C. Hydro’s $5.5 billion in deferred debt puts pressure on rates

Auditor General says 29 accounts a complicated system

Toronto stock market edges higher, while U.S. stocks fall; loonie down

Canadian dollar traded for 75.87 cents US compared with an average of 76.14 cents US Tuesday

CN Rail infrastructure workers receive 14 per cent wage increase

Workers will also get a $1,000 signing bonus, improved benefits

Canada’s Sunrise Records to buy failing HMV

Most jobs will be saved, though 27 stores will close immediately

Harrison sees massive increase in winter tourists for 2018

Lights on the Lake helped bring in around 20 times more day trippers to the village

Province putting B.C. Place naming rights back on market

Deal with Telus mysteriously died under B.C. Liberal government

General Motors moving ahead with salaried job cuts

GM Canada spokeswoman expects “modest” number of other salaried reductions

B.C. tourism companies wait for effect of later Family Day weekend

NDP moved holiday to third Monday in February to match other provinces

January home sales in Metro Vancouver lowest since 2009

Last month’s home sales were 36.3 per cent below the 10-year average as listings increased

Vancouver home sales fall nearly 40% in January as prices pull back

Month-over-month, home sales were up 2.9% versus December 2018.

Another B.C. forest company looks south for lumber mill expansion

Premier John Horgan promises ‘carrots and sticks’ to grow sawmill jobs

Jati Sidhu, MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, announces nearly $300,000 in agri-food funding

Money to be used for clarifying best practices for recruiting, retaining international workers

U.S. government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline

The line, sponsored by TransCanada, would begin in Alberta

Cannabis company stock surges after winning POT symbol

The company won a random lottery to use the catchy stock ticker

Gas prices rise 3 cents a litre in Lower Mainland

Analyst Dan McTeague says prices will get much higher come April

This Big Mac attack will make you shake your head

Talk about a Big Mac attack

  • Feb 1, 2019

Fraser Valley mayors gather to talk development

Housing construction, density, and transit dominated the discussion.