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Port Moody looking at registering lobbyists

Port Moody looking at registering lobbyists

Port Moody council tasked staff to report back on the logistics and requirements for a lobbyist registry after a councillors raised concerns about a tour with a developer.
Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2.7% in April, driving up odds of June rate cut

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2.7% in April, driving up odds of June rate cut

OTTAWA — Canada’s annual inflation rate fell to 2.7 per cent in April amid a broad-based slowdown in price growth, boosting expectations of an interest rate cut next month. Statistics Canada said the slowdown from 2.
Food driving inflation lower, but groceries much more costly than a few years ago

Food driving inflation lower, but groceries much more costly than a few years ago

Food inflation may be down from its highs, but prices at the grocery store are still significantly higher than they were just a few years ago. Statistics Canada reminded consumers that grocery prices are up 21.
Rob Shaw: BC United knows not who holds leverage in potential Conservative alliance

Rob Shaw: BC United knows not who holds leverage in potential Conservative alliance

The strategy of condescension towards BC Conservatives is backfiring for BC United
B.C.'s 2024 election is now a decidedly competitive race, poll reveals

B.C.'s 2024 election is now a decidedly competitive race, poll reveals

B.C.'s political dynamic transforms with rising support for Conservatives
Opinion: Surrey shows the rest of Canada what not to do when breaking away from the RCMP

Opinion: Surrey shows the rest of Canada what not to do when breaking away from the RCMP

The current blue-on-blue battle between competing law enforcement agencies in a large British Columbia city does little to strengthen public trust in the rule of law and in our police forces.
FortisBC answers health concerns on Delta gas, odourant leak

FortisBC answers health concerns on Delta gas, odourant leak

Mercaptan is not routinely measured in outdoor air by regular monitoring networks
Opinion: Canada is falling behind its peers in terms of living standards — can it catch up?

Opinion: Canada is falling behind its peers in terms of living standards — can it catch up?

Canada's ongoing economic malaise and decline in living standards are rooted in a constellation of domestic and global challenges.
Two Indigenous nurses pave the way to overcoming a colonial past to lead in health care

Two Indigenous nurses pave the way to overcoming a colonial past to lead in health care

Up until the 1930s, Indigenous women were 'largely barred' from attending nursing school in Canada.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Inflation Statistics Canada will release its consumer price index for April on Tuesday. The reading comes after the annual inflation rate ticked up to 2.