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Inflation helping boost cargo theft rebound in Canada, U.S.

Inflation helping boost cargo theft rebound in Canada, U.S.

Food, alcohol, building materials, electronics, metals top targets for supply chain crooks
CWB Financial reports first-quarter profit up from year ago

CWB Financial reports first-quarter profit up from year ago

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group reported its first-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago, helped by a reversal of a previously recognized impaired loan writeoff.
No charges approved in massive B.C. money laundering investigation

No charges approved in massive B.C. money laundering investigation

A special prosecutor has made the decision not to approve any charges arising from the "E-Nationalize" investigation.
B.C. MP leads call for public inquiry into foreign interference

B.C. MP leads call for public inquiry into foreign interference

Peter Julian's notice of motion was introduced at a parliamentary committee on foreign election interference.
B.C. and Ottawa reach $27B health funding agreement

B.C. and Ottawa reach $27B health funding agreement

The money for B.C. includes an immediate $273 million to address urgent needs.
In the Courts: Execs sue Kelowna firm over claims of retaliatory firings and ‘going rogue’

In the Courts: Execs sue Kelowna firm over claims of retaliatory firings and ‘going rogue’

Former Ecora executives allege they were targets of defamatory statements
Opinion: Are Trudeau and Poilievre overpaid? Canadians don’t really know

Opinion: Are Trudeau and Poilievre overpaid? Canadians don’t really know

In some countries, the initial public reaction to creeping inflation is to scrutinize the salary of politicians.
Opinion: B.C. needed an ambitious budget with big ideas. Instead, we got an update

Opinion: B.C. needed an ambitious budget with big ideas. Instead, we got an update

Maybe expectations were too high for Premier David Eby’s first budget. Or maybe his NDP government is saving its big ideas for next year’s election campaign.
Insolvency filings in Canada in January up 33.7% compared with a year earlier

Insolvency filings in Canada in January up 33.7% compared with a year earlier

OTTAWA — The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy says the total number of insolvencies in Canada in January was up by roughly a third compared with a year earlier.
Budget 2023: BC Liberal Leader says budget a 'disappointment'

Budget 2023: BC Liberal Leader says budget a 'disappointment'

Kevin Falcon says budget has nothing to grow the economy