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B.C. aerospace companies to benefit from Boeing contract

B.C. aerospace companies to benefit from Boeing contract

Boeing's P-8A Poseidon contract creates takeoff opportunities for B.C. aerospace industry
B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has established minimum nurse-to-patient ratios for a range of different hospital settings and is investing $237 million to ensure they are met.
Service sector grows alongside Tri-Cities’ population boom

Service sector grows alongside Tri-Cities’ population boom

The region’s population is projected to increase by nearly 60 per cent through to 2050
Rob Shaw: Eby's house-flipping tax likely to fizzle

Rob Shaw: Eby's house-flipping tax likely to fizzle

B.C.'s new housing flipping tax might not add up to much more than an election gimmick
Impacts of Highway 4 closures are still being felt by businesses today

Impacts of Highway 4 closures are still being felt by businesses today

Lost revenue from highway closures and CEBA loans are squeezing businesses that rely on tourism and recreation
Opinion: Why Coquitlam is lobbying for skills training and business tax fairness

Opinion: Why Coquitlam is lobbying for skills training and business tax fairness

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart on how the city is addressing business and property tax challenges
Editorial: Electoral system is imperfect, but the best choice

Editorial: Electoral system is imperfect, but the best choice

While proportional representation gives a louder voice to minority yet mainstream views, it can also encourage fringe or splinter groups.
What Canadians are saying about the death of former prime minister Brian Mulroney

What Canadians are saying about the death of former prime minister Brian Mulroney

OTTAWA — Brian Mulroney is dead at 84. His family announced late Thursday that Canada's 18th prime minister died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones. Here's a sampling of how Canadians are responding to the news.
Airline sues for alleged engine damages by jet bridge at YVR

Airline sues for alleged engine damages by jet bridge at YVR

British Airways alleges company operating jet bridge responsible for damages to Boeing 777 engine.
Brian Mulroney, 18th prime minister and Progressive Conservative titan, dead at 84

Brian Mulroney, 18th prime minister and Progressive Conservative titan, dead at 84

OTTAWA — There was no in-between with Martin Brian Mulroney. Canadians loved him: In 1984, they handed the youthful charmer a blank cheque and the largest majority mandate in history so he could change the country.