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B.C. forest industry concerned about Biden's America-first posture at State of the Union

B.C. forest industry concerned about Biden's America-first posture at State of the Union

Experts doubt U.S. industry’s ability to meet 100% of domestic demand
CFIB urges Western Canadian cities to act on small-business concerns

CFIB urges Western Canadian cities to act on small-business concerns

Spending, red tape and small-business friendliness cited as areas of contention
Labour shortages could push up wages, 'reignite inflation' in long run, report warns

Labour shortages could push up wages, 'reignite inflation' in long run, report warns

TORONTO — A new report says a protracted labour shortage in Canada could fuel more rapid wage growth and inflation over time, potentially prompting the need for higher interest rates long-term.
Transit to shape Metro Vancouver office development in 2023

Transit to shape Metro Vancouver office development in 2023

With implications for ESG, affordable housing and in-person work, accessible transportation and transit-oriented development is top of mind for B.C. industry leaders
Mill closures threaten to punch holes in the fabric of rural B.C. towns

Mill closures threaten to punch holes in the fabric of rural B.C. towns

When Mayor Shane Brienen of Houston, B.C., thinks about the impact of the impending closure of the town's sawmill, he worries not only about the economic fallout.
Broadway merchants seek compensation for lost business from subway construction

Broadway merchants seek compensation for lost business from subway construction

Program that operates in Montreal seen as template
Auto prices to ease but affordability still a challenge with no quick fix: experts

Auto prices to ease but affordability still a challenge with no quick fix: experts

TORONTO — Automakers have made high-profile price cuts for some of the most well-known electric cars this year, but experts say the overall sticker shock of buying vehicles will prove harder to remove.
BC NDP ekes out fourth quarter fundraising win over Opposition BC Liberals

BC NDP ekes out fourth quarter fundraising win over Opposition BC Liberals

The gap is narrowing. The NDP took in just $116,275.07 more in donations than the BC Liberals did in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to Elections BC. Premier David Eby’s party reported $1.3 million in funds raised during the Oct. 1-Dec.
How much Canadians have fallen behind amid high inflation and who's hurting the most

How much Canadians have fallen behind amid high inflation and who's hurting the most

OTTAWA — Inflation has eroded purchasing power for many Canadians, but the experience with rapidly rising prices has been far from uniform.
Dine Out Vancouver’s business bump helps wary restaurant owners

Dine Out Vancouver’s business bump helps wary restaurant owners

Festival comes as hospitality sector weathers warnings of business slowdown, credit risks
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