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B.C. to replace fleet of air ambulances by next fall, Premier David Eby says

B.C. to replace fleet of air ambulances by next fall, Premier David Eby says

RICHMOND, B.C. — British Columbia will be replacing its fleet of air ambulance planes by the fall of next year, Premier David Eby said.
Feds propose raft of changes to cannabis rules to reduce regulatory burden

Feds propose raft of changes to cannabis rules to reduce regulatory burden

OTTAWA — The federal government is proposing a raft of changes to cannabis regulations ranging from packaging to reporting requirements in an effort to reduce the regulatory burden.
Flat tax on big polluters could fund basic income, finds UBC study

Flat tax on big polluters could fund basic income, finds UBC study

Authors say flat tax on companies who release carbon emissions and overexploit natural resources could largely fund a basic income program, while boosting Canada's GDP by $541 billion
Why the Haisla First Nation are so enthusiastic about LNG

Why the Haisla First Nation are so enthusiastic about LNG

LNG Canada brought prosperity to the Haisla, blazed path for Cedar LNG
Rob Shaw: BC United pitches cash subsidies as $10 child care remains elusive

Rob Shaw: BC United pitches cash subsidies as $10 child care remains elusive

Kevin Falcon makes multimillion-dollar pledge to revolutionize child-care spaces
B.C. job market stalls in May as province loses 7,900 positions

B.C. job market stalls in May as province loses 7,900 positions

B.C. bucks national job growth trend
Most Canadians back farmer carbon tax exemption, poll finds

Most Canadians back farmer carbon tax exemption, poll finds

CTF Prairie Director: "Canadians know that keeping costs down for farmers helps lower costs at the grocery store for all of us."
Opinion: How shopper behaviour is changing in a post-inflation world

Opinion: How shopper behaviour is changing in a post-inflation world

With inflation finally starting to stabilize in Canada, a new type of consumer has emerged, marked by value consciousness, digital savviness and a preference for experiences over material goods.
Falcon sees BC United victory despite polls, defections

Falcon sees BC United victory despite polls, defections

The BC United leader told Victoria business leaders on Thursday he’s confident the party will win a majority in this fall’s provincial election
Editorial: Provincial politicians need to decide where loyalties lie

Editorial: Provincial politicians need to decide where loyalties lie

The Oct. 19 provincial election could be one of those rare watershed elections, like the ones in 1941, 1952, 1972, 1991 and 2017.