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Labour forces: Retirees to the rescue as the Great Resignation hits Canada

Labour forces: Retirees to the rescue as the Great Resignation hits Canada

Canadians are living longer and healthier — why not work longer?
Labour forces: The new look of labour in B.C.'s COVID economy

Labour forces: The new look of labour in B.C.'s COVID economy

Pandemic and inflation trigger seismic shift in organized labour intensity in B.C. and beyond
New rental housing coming to Nanaimo

New rental housing coming to Nanaimo

Nanaimo council gave unanimous support this week for a development permit application to allow District Developments of Vancouver to go ahead with two five-storey buildings with 149 units.
Kevin Greenard: Don't overlook RESP assets in your estate plan

Kevin Greenard: Don't overlook RESP assets in your estate plan

A Registered Education Savings Plan is a popular investment vehicle to help save for a child’s or grandchild’s post-secondary education.
Greater Victoria real estate market cooled in August

Greater Victoria real estate market cooled in August

August ended with 40 per cent fewer sales than the same month a year ago, and 6.3 per cent fewer than in July.
B.C. gas prices are falling, but will it last?

B.C. gas prices are falling, but will it last?

In Metro Vancouver, gas prices are expected to drop further over the Labour Day weekend, but one expert warns that trend could signal an economic downturn and could spike again by the end of the year.
Alcohol purchase limits to remain in effect in B.C. even as pickets come down

Alcohol purchase limits to remain in effect in B.C. even as pickets come down

Restaurant owners have been told to expect another month of a strained alcohol supply.
Uber hopes to be operating in Greater Victoria by Christmas

Uber hopes to be operating in Greater Victoria by Christmas

Ride-hailing company hopes to take over an existing licence; waiting for regulatory approval
Major development proposed at northern gateway to downtown Nanaimo

Major development proposed at northern gateway to downtown Nanaimo

The project, which includes a hotel, towers and more than 700 homes, is among several major developments that have come before Nanaimo council in recent months.
Toxic chemicals commonly found in dollar store items, testing shows

Toxic chemicals commonly found in dollar store items, testing shows

Monitoring and enforcement of toxic substance regulations need to be beefed up, says environmental group