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B.C. Securities Commission FOI process akin to Monty Python sketch, says critic

B.C. Securities Commission FOI process akin to Monty Python sketch, says critic

The B.C. Securities Commission is a 'bad actor' when it comes to facilitating FOI requests, according to government watchdog Jason Woywada.
Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

VANCOUVER — With entrenched views on all sides of the salmon-farming debate in British Columbia, the federal government cast the issue five years down the road on Wednesday, saying aquaculture must move to land by 2029.
B.C. Indigenous entrepreneurs seek fair share of venture capital

B.C. Indigenous entrepreneurs seek fair share of venture capital

Raven takes flight as a First Nations-led venture capital firm fills major funding gap
Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands of WestJet customers are scrambling after the airline cancelled more than 30 flights ahead of a possible strike by its plane mechanics this Thursday.
BoC considered waiting until July to cut interest rates, summary says

BoC considered waiting until July to cut interest rates, summary says

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada's governing council thought about waiting until July to lower interest rates but ultimately decided to cut earlier, the central bank's summary of deliberations reveals.
BDC commits $250M to help Indigenous and Black-led businesses

BDC commits $250M to help Indigenous and Black-led businesses

MONTREAL — The Business Development Bank of Canada is committing $250 million to help Indigenous and Black-led businesses. The money comes as BDC also creates a new inclusive entrepreneurship team.
B.C. Greens to back guaranteed basic income, says party leader

B.C. Greens to back guaranteed basic income, says party leader

Sonia Furstenau says Greens still debating details of party election platform, but basic income proposal likely to target three vulnerable groups.
B.C. lowers rebate cap on electric vehicles, triggers industry backlash

B.C. lowers rebate cap on electric vehicles, triggers industry backlash

On Tuesday, B.C.'s $4,000 rebate for vehicles deemed electric 'cars' was restricted to models that cost $50,000 or less — a $5,000 reduction from the previous cap.
Woodfibre LNG withdraws from District of Squamish process on floatel

Woodfibre LNG withdraws from District of Squamish process on floatel

Workers to be housed in floatel in Howe Sound following provincial order.
Ottawa’s fish-farm transition plan could sink industry if mishandled, businesses say

Ottawa’s fish-farm transition plan could sink industry if mishandled, businesses say

Industry awaits federal government renewal decision as 66 B.C. salmon farm licences expire this month