Canada & World

Budget 2017: Liberals try to ease anxiety and get Canada ready for the future

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget Wednesday that aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Former B.C. children’s watchdog sues province

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has filed a civil claim against the province over unpaid pension benefits

Fourteen members of B.C. legislature spend last day in the house

Their retirements signal a changing of the guard in B.C.

Balcony sprinklers to be required for four-storey wood-frame buildings

The provincial regulations come into effect on July 20

  • Mar 15th, 2017

VIDEO: Young people aren’t profiting from strong B.C. economy, says report

Generation Squeeze reports those aged 25 to 44 earn up to $10,000 less than they did in decades ago

B.C. economy to grow more slowly over next two years: Central 1 Credit Union

Metro Vancouver’s once-sizzling housing market will no longer fuel the growth

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Pee Wee Silvertips help family battling cancer
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First annual Hit to Fit gala fundraising event, Saturday, March 11 at the Westgate Public Market in Salmon Arm
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Centenoka Park Mall goes to the dogs
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Day two of High School wrestling provincials
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B.C. judge calls for harsher sentences for fentanyl dealers

Top court says longer sentences would reflect the current “public health crisis”

Are Trump policies fuelling racism in Canada?

U.S. president’s anti-immigrant stance flagged by racism experts

Flu vaccine effectiveness called ‘decent’

Researchers find current vaccine 42 per cent effective against dominant H3N2 strain