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Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will bring its proposal to increase the inclusion rate on capital gains to the House of Commons before the parliamentary summer break, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday.
Baldrey: Acrimony, tears and 'wild' fantasies in B.C.'s Legislature

Baldrey: Acrimony, tears and 'wild' fantasies in B.C.'s Legislature

Columnist Keith Baldrey analyzes the final legislative session, and the events that transpired, before the 2024 provincial election.
From rage applying to quiet firing, the trends to watch as an employer’s job market returns

From rage applying to quiet firing, the trends to watch as an employer’s job market returns

A fiercely competitive job market, pervasive influence of artificial intelligence-driven recruitment process, rage applying and the disquieting phenomenon of quiet firing are a few workplace trends frustrating Canadian workers in 2024
British Columbians back expanded pharmacist services: survey

British Columbians back expanded pharmacist services: survey

The survey reveals 90% of British Columbians support expanding the role of pharmacists to ease pressures on the province's healthcare system.
No serious injuries after crash sends car into ocean in West Vancouver

No serious injuries after crash sends car into ocean in West Vancouver

West Vancouver police are asking witnesses to come forward
B.C. teacher banned 15 years after student-kissing incident

B.C. teacher banned 15 years after student-kissing incident

A photograph of the teacher kissing the student on the lips circulated on social media.
Loblaw boycott organizers say they plan to keep movement going past May

Loblaw boycott organizers say they plan to keep movement going past May

The organizers of a month-long boycott of Loblaw-owned stores say they've decided to extend the boycott past May.
Richmond adults play 'cat-and-mouse' game in parks

Richmond adults play 'cat-and-mouse' game in parks

About 70 people recently came out to play a hide-and-seek type of game; games will be held in Burnaby and Richmond.
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.
Rogers launches AI-powered cameras to detect wildfires in B.C.

Rogers launches AI-powered cameras to detect wildfires in B.C.

For the past three years, UBC has also been working with Rogers on a project that uses sensors in forests to feed data on moisture levels into an AI system designed to predict fire risk