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B.C. funds project to extract minerals, metals while reducing environmental impacts

B.C. funds project to extract minerals, metals while reducing environmental impacts

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is funding a pilot project that it says offers the mining industry a path to significantly reduce the environmental impacts of extracting critical minerals.
B.C.’s new home-flipping tax unlikely to help affordability, say experts

B.C.’s new home-flipping tax unlikely to help affordability, say experts

Some economists say the measure could discourage investment and tighten market conditions.
Herring fishery is wrapping up around Vancouver Island

Herring fishery is wrapping up around Vancouver Island

The total allowable catch in the Strait of Georgia was slightly higher than last year.
B.C. to provide $80 million to help farmers cope with drought

B.C. to provide $80 million to help farmers cope with drought

DELTA, B.C. — Rancher Werner Stump said spring is usually a "season of optimism" for farmers in British Columbia, but worries linger after unprecedented drought last year and another dry season looming.
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.
Chemainus sawmill workers face two-week shutdown

Chemainus sawmill workers face two-week shutdown

The shutdown, which starts Monday, will affect about 100 of the 145 workers at the Western Forest Products mill
Kevin Greenard: Householding helps estate planning

Kevin Greenard: Householding helps estate planning

There is a growing trend where multiple generations of a family/household are working together with one Portfolio Manager — which is referred to as “householding.”
B.C. unexplained wealth order regime faces first legal opposition

B.C. unexplained wealth order regime faces first legal opposition

In two cases before the courts, the B.C. Office of Civil Forfeiture faces claims its unexplained wealth order applications are a violation of Charter rights.
B.C. orchards and vineyards to get $70M to replant after disastrous weather

B.C. orchards and vineyards to get $70M to replant after disastrous weather

PENTICTON, B.C. — Farmers in British Columbia will get an extra $70 million to replant and strengthen fruit orchards and vineyards after two years of weather-related disasters, says Premier David Eby.
Lack of fibre has forest industry and communities in 'crisis,' unions say

Lack of fibre has forest industry and communities in 'crisis,' unions say

Forest industry unions Unifor, United Steelworkers and Public and Private Workers of Canada say they want to be part of key reforms in the industry