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Guilty pleas entered in stock fraud case involving Canadian 'entities'

Guilty pleas entered in stock fraud case involving Canadian 'entities'

U.S. officials alleged Jonathan Mikula illegally promoted U.S.-listed public company Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals, which has significant ties to British Columbia.
B.C. port terminal among sites blocked in co-ordinated pro-Palestinian protests

B.C. port terminal among sites blocked in co-ordinated pro-Palestinian protests

DELTA, B.C. — A blockade by pro-Palestinian protesters at a major port terminal in Metro Vancouver disrupted operations for several hours before dispersing on Monday.
Singh defends NDP carbon price position — without directly supporting a consumer levy

Singh defends NDP carbon price position — without directly supporting a consumer levy

OTTAWA — The federal leader of the New Democrats spent Monday insisting his party's position on carbon pricing remains unchanged.
Early tax filers among first to receive 2024 Canada carbon rebates

Early tax filers among first to receive 2024 Canada carbon rebates

Those who filed their taxes since March 15 will see their first instalment on May 15, while those filing after Monday will have to wait until June or July.
Here's what the Liberals have promised will be in the federal budget on Tuesday

Here's what the Liberals have promised will be in the federal budget on Tuesday

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to present the federal budget on Tuesday after a countrywide tour that teased many of the housing and affordability measures to be included in the document.
Dental-care double standard: hygienists ask for equal pay under federal plan

Dental-care double standard: hygienists ask for equal pay under federal plan

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is guilty of a double standard when it comes to how much practitioners will be reimbursed under a new federal plan, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association is charging.
Baldrey: A closer look at the tension rising in the B.C. legislature

Baldrey: A closer look at the tension rising in the B.C. legislature

"Screaming" may be an understatement of how some MLAs recently voiced their frustration. Good thing there's no chamber this week, columnist Keith Baldrey says.
Rob Shaw: Concerns over MNP worm their way through B.C.'s agriculture ministry

Rob Shaw: Concerns over MNP worm their way through B.C.'s agriculture ministry

B.C. government's cozy relationship with a single consulting firm raises red flags
Opinion: B.C. credit downgrades reflect Eby government’s spending and debt binge

Opinion: B.C. credit downgrades reflect Eby government’s spending and debt binge

B.C. is at a turning point in the management of its finances, according to S&P Global
Kirk LaPointe: Can Canada finally fix its shameful school-food gap?

Kirk LaPointe: Can Canada finally fix its shameful school-food gap?

Federal, provincial tussling should not get in the way of a national school food program