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Infrastructure woes weigh on B.C. local leaders at housing summit

Infrastructure woes weigh on B.C. local leaders at housing summit

Local leaders express frustrations over addressing housing growth and transit demands in the region.
Surge in illegal Airbnbs frustrates Richmond resident

Surge in illegal Airbnbs frustrates Richmond resident

City of Richmond bylaw complaints related to short-term rentals increased by almost 500 per cent in 2023.
Business council forecasts slower growth of 0.7 per cent in B.C. ahead of budget

Business council forecasts slower growth of 0.7 per cent in B.C. ahead of budget

VANCOUVER — A new report ahead of next week's B.C. budget is forecasting slower economic growth for the province this year.
BC Federation of Students asks province to shake up university funding model

BC Federation of Students asks province to shake up university funding model

Students ask B.C. to limit international tuition increases, invest more in public education
Tourism, hospitality and retail sectors seeking help from B.C.'s upcoming budget

Tourism, hospitality and retail sectors seeking help from B.C.'s upcoming budget

The provincial government is set to release the 2024-25 budget on Feb. 22.
No backing down on climate action, Eby tells Globe Forum

No backing down on climate action, Eby tells Globe Forum

B.C. premier staking political career on strong climate action policies
West Fraser Timber loses US$153 million in fourth quarter, sales soften

West Fraser Timber loses US$153 million in fourth quarter, sales soften

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it lost US$153 million in its fourth quarter, a steeper loss than US$94 million a year earlier. Sales for the quarter ended Dec. 31 were US$1.5 billion, down from US$1.6 billion.
'Shame on Uber': Metro Vancouver rideshare drivers go on 'strike' at YVR Airport

'Shame on Uber': Metro Vancouver rideshare drivers go on 'strike' at YVR Airport

Hundreds of protesting drivers have "No love for Uber/Lyft" this Valentine's Day.
B.C. housing minister says reforms reflect community needs despite criticisms

B.C. housing minister says reforms reflect community needs despite criticisms

Ravi Kahlon addressed concerns from local leaders as part of a question-and-answer period during the UBCM housing summit.
Rob Shaw: Eby's half-baked housing plan underwhelms

Rob Shaw: Eby's half-baked housing plan underwhelms

NDP's BC Builds program is more sizzle than steak ahead of the election season