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B.C. business leaders remember Phil Lind as the common-sense pillar of Rogers empire

B.C. business leaders remember Phil Lind as the common-sense pillar of Rogers empire

Media executive who passed recently helped navigate the communications giant through advances in cable, Internet and sports broadcasting
Province of B.C. says it's spent $585M so far this year fighting wildfires

Province of B.C. says it's spent $585M so far this year fighting wildfires

The B.C. government has spent more than half a billion dollars so far this year fighting a historically bad wildfire season, and that number is expected to continue to rise in the coming weeks as hundreds of blazes continue to burn. B.C.
Vancouver woman sues TD Waterhouse for $389K over alleged unauthorized transactions

Vancouver woman sues TD Waterhouse for $389K over alleged unauthorized transactions

Pearl Cheng claims bank allowed incorrect, unauthorized or erroneous orders to be placed
B.C. facing prolonged economic slowdown: think tank

B.C. facing prolonged economic slowdown: think tank

Per capita GDP growth not expected to return to pre-pandemic levels until 2026
Used cars market faces supply crunch in aftermath of supply chain woes

Used cars market faces supply crunch in aftermath of supply chain woes

TORONTO β€” The used car market is still experiencing a shortage of vehicles even as the automotive sector recovers from supply chain woes that have plagued the industry since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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

TORONTO β€” Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Markets Trading on financial markets is expected to be light as it is the last full week before the Labour Day holiday. The week comes sandwiched between U.S.
West Kelowna businesses rally after devastation left by McDougall Creek wildfire

West Kelowna businesses rally after devastation left by McDougall Creek wildfire

As Central Okanagan residents work to get their lives back to normal following the devastation left in the wake of the McDougall Creek wildfire, local businesses tell stories of rallying to help one another and get back on their feet.
'We just left': Evacuated migrant workers face uncertainty amid B.C. wildfires

'We just left': Evacuated migrant workers face uncertainty amid B.C. wildfires

Hundreds of migrant workers evacuated in the Okanagan Valley have been left in limbo due to wildfires and smoke. Without pay, they say they face an uncertain future.
131 structures destroyed but no lives lost in Shuswap, B.C., wildfire

131 structures destroyed but no lives lost in Shuswap, B.C., wildfire

Officials say about 170 homes and other buildings have been reported damaged or destroyed by wildfires in the Shuswap region of British Columbia, almost doubling the known structural losses in the province's ravaged Interior.
Vancouver city hall withholds Senakw transportation planning documents

Vancouver city hall withholds Senakw transportation planning documents

β€˜The decision to withhold these traffic studies is consistent with the city's approach of keeping everything about the development secret,’ says president of Kits Point Residents Association