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Metro Vancouver sewage plant looks to neutralize acidic oceans, remove CO2

Metro Vancouver sewage plant looks to neutralize acidic oceans, remove CO2

Canadian company looks to dump crushed rock into Burrard Inlet to speed up geologic processes, remove carbon dioxide from ocean
Rules for currency exchanges stoke controversy in North Van council

Rules for currency exchanges stoke controversy in North Van council

The mayor called out the motion for targeting Iranian-Canadian business owners
Bird Construction acquires Surrey's Jacob Bros to expand Western Canada footprint

Bird Construction acquires Surrey's Jacob Bros to expand Western Canada footprint

Local firms will keep its team and brand following $135M deal
Wildfire season close to 10-year average heading into the peak summer months

Wildfire season close to 10-year average heading into the peak summer months

OTTAWA — The remnants of Hurricane Beryl have brought flash floods and destruction to parts of the Maritimes, but federal officials say the storm has also reduced the risk of wildfires in parts of Eastern Canada, at least for now.
Strange summer for B.C. politics gone wild, as alliances shift ahead of fall vote

Strange summer for B.C. politics gone wild, as alliances shift ahead of fall vote

Former political foes are forging once unimaginable unions, an established party faces annihilation at the ballot box and heavyweights from the ruling New Democrats have waited until summer to announce their retirements.
Little closure three years after Kelowna crane collapse despite investigations

Little closure three years after Kelowna crane collapse despite investigations

RCMP recommends charges, Crown remains silent
S&P/TSX composite breaks more records as investor optimism grows

S&P/TSX composite breaks more records as investor optimism grows

Canada's main stock index achieved another record high close Friday, after also hitting an all-time intraday record thanks to growing investor optimism about future interest rate cuts. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 129.
Rob Shaw: BC United outflanked after tapping Trump-loving campaign manager

Rob Shaw: BC United outflanked after tapping Trump-loving campaign manager

Greens, BC United go about campaign revivals in very different ways
Payouts for the many over the few: employee ownership trusts take shape in Canada

Payouts for the many over the few: employee ownership trusts take shape in Canada

Three times a year, the 600-or-so employees of Friesens Corp. gather in front of the printing house to accept envelopes, each one holding a cheque for the workers' share of company profits. They all get a cut because they’re all owners.
B.C. Securities Commission and BC Ferries fix FOI fee malpractice

B.C. Securities Commission and BC Ferries fix FOI fee malpractice

The B.C. Securities Commission and BC Ferries are now accepting digital payments for fees they have recently imposed on freedom of information (FOI) requests.