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Canadian business group calls for back-to-work legislation to end B.C. port strike

Canadian business group calls for back-to-work legislation to end B.C. port strike

Canadian Federation of Independent Business survey finds majority of its membership adversely affected by Asia-Pacific Gateway labour disruption
Does Port of Vancouver's $3.5B Terminal 2 have a plankton problem?

Does Port of Vancouver's $3.5B Terminal 2 have a plankton problem?

Complexities of protecting Fraser River estuary ecology could derail Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s massive container cargo expansion project
Ottawa extends consultation period for RBC-HSBC deal after technical difficulties

Ottawa extends consultation period for RBC-HSBC deal after technical difficulties

OTTAWA — The federal government is giving more time for Canadians to submit their thoughts on the Royal Bank of Canada's deal to buy HSBC Bank Canada.
Vancouver MP says foreign interference inquiry delay hurts Canadians and democracy

Vancouver MP says foreign interference inquiry delay hurts Canadians and democracy

Jenny Kwan was told by CSIS earlier this year that she had become a target of China’s Communist government
Opinion: Will Canadians shift news habits when Bill C-18 takes effect?

Opinion: Will Canadians shift news habits when Bill C-18 takes effect?

Polling by Research Co. and Glacier Media suggests the consequences of the Online News Act could convince Canadians to change up how and where they find their news
The true cost of food: High grocery prices are not the root issue

The true cost of food: High grocery prices are not the root issue

Many people are experiencing the sticker shock of higher prices at grocery stores. But the amount we pay for food often does not reflect the real social, environmental and human costs of production.
Employers say B.C. port strike spills over, U.S. workers refuse to touch Canada cargo

Employers say B.C. port strike spills over, U.S. workers refuse to touch Canada cargo

VANCOUVER — Maritime employers says the impact of the B.C. port strike is spilling over internationally, as U.S. port workers refuse to handle containers rerouted from Vancouver to Seattle.
Governments need to remove interprovincial trade barriers: CFIB

Governments need to remove interprovincial trade barriers: CFIB

TORONTO — Provincial and territorial governments need to remove internal trade barriers on labour, services and products like alcohol and meat, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business says.
Debt, savings worries up as higher interest rates and costs take a toll: surveys

Debt, savings worries up as higher interest rates and costs take a toll: surveys

CALGARY — More than half of Canadians say they are $200 away or less from not being able to pay all of their bills at the end of the month, a report by insolvency firm MNP Ltd.
Who’s Suing Whom: July 10, 2023

Who’s Suing Whom: July 10, 2023

The latest from the B.C. Supreme Court