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BC Liberal govt’s announcement about ‘modernizing’ B.C. taxi industry

British Columbia plans to introduce a series of improvements to help the taxi industry modernize and remain competitive in anticipation of ride-sharing services coming...

B.C. to bring in 15 per cent real estate tax on foreign buyers in Vancouver to rein in high home prices

The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — Foreign nationals who buy real estate in Metro Vancouver would pay an additional property transfer tax of 15 per cent...

Does the B.C. gov’t care more about casino cash than casino crime?

BY MICHAEL SMYTH, THE PROVINCE B.C. government says 105 people with suspected ties to organized crime have been banned from casinos. More than 100 people have...

B.C. budget offers help to buyers of new homes

Finance Minister Mike De Jong's budget outlined $47.5 billion in spending for the 2016/17 fiscal year, starting April 1, with a projected $264 million...

Cherries Jubilee! B.C. celebrates record year for cherry exports

British Columbia's cherry exports  business has had a remarkable increase in 2015, says minister of  Agriculture. “Today, I am pleased to report in 2015, B.C. cherry...

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High-profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

Kang pleaded guilty last month to several charges related to a massive 2018 Vancouver police investigation and was awaiting sentencing. By Kim Bolan A high-profile Lower...

Richmond murder is suspected retaliation for Kang hit, sources say

By Kim Bolan A convicted drug-trafficker with links to the Wolf Pack and Brothers Keepers (BK) gang was shot to death in Richmond on Thursday...

Mayor of Castlegar resigns following backlash over trip to family cabin

Vancouver: (Vancouver Sun) The mayor of a B.C. city in the West Kootenays has quit following backlash over a trip he took with his...

Thousands of Canadians still travelling to Hawaii, despite pandemic

TORONTO -(CTV News)- In the wake of several Canadian elected officials being caught travelling over the holidays – despite federal health guidelines stating non-essential...