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Newmont gobbles up Australian miner and B.C. mines

Newmont gobbles up Australian miner and B.C. mines

Newmont acquired Goldcorp. in 2019, now acquiring Brucejack, Red Chris mines
Metro Vancouver real estate enters ‘weird’ spring market

Metro Vancouver real estate enters ‘weird’ spring market

Pent-up buyer demand drives multiple offers, bidding wars and increase in activity
Canada announces plans to place King Charles on $20 bill, coins

Canada announces plans to place King Charles on $20 bill, coins

The image of King Charles will eventually replace the queen on Canada's $20 bill and its coins, the federal government announced during Saturday's coronation events.
Data reveals the cities with the steepest — and cheapest — home closing costs in B.C.

Data reveals the cities with the steepest — and cheapest — home closing costs in B.C.

The most affordable cities when it comes to home closing costs are: Kamloops, Powell River and Sooke
Employment bounces back slightly as B.C. adds 2,100 jobs in April

Employment bounces back slightly as B.C. adds 2,100 jobs in April

Unemployment rate, meanwhile, jumps 0.5 percentage points.
Starting in 2024 you could see big savings on your BC Hydro bill

Starting in 2024 you could see big savings on your BC Hydro bill

BC Hydro consumers who are able to lower their electrical consumption in the evenings and those with electric cars are most likely to benefit from a proposed optional time-of-use rate scheme
Les Leyne: Two provinces, two approaches to opioid crisis

Les Leyne: Two provinces, two approaches to opioid crisis

B.C. is emphasizing harm reduction, which implicitly accepts people will use drugs. Most of Alberta’s emphasis is on recovery.
B.C. government mum on whether density plan will include stratas

B.C. government mum on whether density plan will include stratas

B.C.’s Homes for People program will allow up to four housing units on most detached-house lots, but officials silent on whether the additional homes will be rental only
Small business owners balance rising costs with keeping customers happy: survey

Small business owners balance rising costs with keeping customers happy: survey

Inflation has been moderating from last year’s highs, but remains elevated, with a reading of 4.3 per cent in March
How artificial intelligence is already powering work in B.C.

How artificial intelligence is already powering work in B.C.

The rapid pace of global AI development has some calling for a clutch, if not a brake