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Business Council of B.C. recruits new top leader from CFIB

Business Council of B.C. recruits new top leader from CFIB

Laura Jones served for 20 years with Canadian Federation of Independent Business
As crime concerns grow, support for B.C. police force increases, polling shows

As crime concerns grow, support for B.C. police force increases, polling shows

Polling by Research Co. and Glacier Media examines the most important issue facing the province
Canadians face three times more health-care debt than Australians, survey shows

Canadians face three times more health-care debt than Australians, survey shows

Canadians face an average of more than $US6,000 in medical debt, largely driven by dental bills and prescription medication, a new poll has found.
Who’s Suing Whom: May 22, 2023

Who’s Suing Whom: May 22, 2023

The latest from the B.C. Supreme Court
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 — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Victoria Day holiday Canadian stock markets will be closed Monday for the Victoria Day holiday, however trading in the U.S.
B.C. to tackle the deadliest workplace killer

B.C. to tackle the deadliest workplace killer

Worker advocates are applauding the move to reduce deaths from asbestos.
Talks moving forward on key Canada-U.S. treaty on Columbia River management

Talks moving forward on key Canada-U.S. treaty on Columbia River management

Canadian and U.S. officials have wrapped up the latest round in a five-year negotiation to modernize a major treaty on flood control and power generation on the Columbia River.
Sean Jones: A crisis of trust with the science from the federal Fisheries Department

Sean Jones: A crisis of trust with the science from the federal Fisheries Department

Lawyer Sean Jones says Canadians deserve a responsible fisheries regulator
Top business stories of the week (May 15-19)

Top business stories of the week (May 15-19)

WestJet strikes a deal, B.C. inflation cools and why this long weekend will be pricey
B.C. Supreme Court challenge to provincial mining claims system nearing end

B.C. Supreme Court challenge to provincial mining claims system nearing end

Gitxaala Nation wants the B.C. Supreme Court to overturn mineral claims the province granted between 2018 and 2020 on Banks Island because it says there was no consultation