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Bank of Canada holds interest rate, warns of ‘significant uncertainties’

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada held its benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday and warned that it is keeping a watchful eye on...

Canadians’ rising household debt key risk to economy, Bank of Canada warns

BARBARA SHECTER, FINANCIAL POST The key vulnerabilities to the Canadian financial system continue to be elevated household debt, imbalances in the housing market across the...

Canada-U.S. border pre-clearance program approved, despite Trump worries

By Jeff Lee Bus, train and cruise ship travel between Canada and the U.S. is set to speed up now that a pre-clearance bill has...

Golden’s Sikh heritage recognized on new Stop of Interest sign

A new Stop of Interest sign was unveiled in Golden today, recognizing the community’s early Sikh pioneers and the role they played in Golden’s...

Federal financial picture eroding, as government announces new capital spending, infrastructure bank

Jason Fekete, Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA – The federal government’s fiscal position has deteriorated by billions of dollars since the budget, at the same time it’s...

Randeep Sarai appointed as the new chair of LPC Pacific Caucus

SURREY, BC – Liberal British Columbia Members of Parliament chose Randeep Sarai to be the new Pacific Caucus Chair this week. “Over the past twelve months...

Trudeau defends Iraq mission secrecy, accuses Tories of endangering lives

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government's clampdown on information about Canada's mission in Iraq is necessary to protect Canadian soldiers on...

Bains will consider targets if no improvement to diversity on corporate boards

OTTAWA — The Liberal government hopes that proposed legislation requiring publicly traded companies to disclose the gender composition of their corporate boards and senior...

Judge sides with Jaggi Singh over fingerprinting complaint

Well-known activist challenged established practice of fingerprinting as part of summary charge proceedings (CBC News) A defendant facing summary offence proceedings in a municipal court cannot...

Thousands crowd legislature grounds to greet royal couple

The Duchess of Cambridge greets a large crowd of admirers during the welcoming ceremony at the B.C. legislature on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.   Photograph...

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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...