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More Canadians are signing prenups, co-habitation agreements before tying the knot

More Canadians are signing prenups, co-habitation agreements before tying the knot

According to family lawyers, these marriage contracts are becoming increasingly common.
Kirk LaPointe: Metro’s sewage plant payment discussion still very ‘raw’

Kirk LaPointe: Metro’s sewage plant payment discussion still very ‘raw’

Metro Vancouver leaders are still trying to sort out who will pay for the problem-plagued North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant many months after the announcement of a shocking cost overrun
Data Points: B.C. employment sees soft expansion led by part-time work

Data Points: B.C. employment sees soft expansion led by part-time work

Services sector drives employment gains while manufacturing jobs decline
Arrest warrant issued for disbarred B.C. lawyer Hong Guo

Arrest warrant issued for disbarred B.C. lawyer Hong Guo

Twice-disbarred lawyer Hong Guo has been found in contempt of court and faces up to 40 days in jail; however, she was a no-show at her May 21 hearing so a judge has had to issue a warrant for her arrest
Canadians feel grocery inflation getting worse, 18% are boycotting Loblaw: poll

Canadians feel grocery inflation getting worse, 18% are boycotting Loblaw: poll

Almost two-thirds of Canadians feel that inflation at the grocery store is getting worse, a new poll suggests, even as food inflation has been steadily cooling.
One in five adult Canadians doesn't have a family doctor, study finds

One in five adult Canadians doesn't have a family doctor, study finds

A recent survey and peer-reviewed analysis have found British Columbians are the third least likely to have a family doctor in Canada and the most likely to use walk-in clinics.
Trudeau touts democracy, freedom and trade ties in visit to Philadelphia

Trudeau touts democracy, freedom and trade ties in visit to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — There is lots of work to do to fight for progressive values and workers on both sides of the Canada-United States border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday during a trip to Philadelphia.
Why aren't fire breaks built proactively around wildfire-prone cities in B.C.?

Why aren't fire breaks built proactively around wildfire-prone cities in B.C.?

The City of Whitehorse in the Yukon is in the process of building a massive fuel break around the city, but it's not a strategy being adopted in B.C. for a number of reasons.
Interprovincial trade barriers continue to frustrate business and depress GDP

Interprovincial trade barriers continue to frustrate business and depress GDP

Canadian businesses often find it easier and more cost effective to sell internationally than into other provinces
Pierre Poilievre aims to turn BC coast blue at NDP’s expense

Pierre Poilievre aims to turn BC coast blue at NDP’s expense

North Island-Powell River riding one of the seats the Conservative Party of Canada leader is setting his sights on winning