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B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

VICTORIA — British Columbia has finalized regulations to provide a minimum-wage and basic protections for ride-hailing and delivery workers using app-based platforms such as Uber, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes.
Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

OTTAWA — Foreign actors are trying to interfere with the Canadian media, and journalists and their bosses need to be aware of it, the chairman of Parliament's nonpartisan national security committee warned on Wednesday.
Bank of Canada needs to rebuild public trust after inflation: governor Tiff Macklem

Bank of Canada needs to rebuild public trust after inflation: governor Tiff Macklem

MONTREAL — Public trust in the Bank of Canada has been dented by post-pandemic inflation and it needs to be rebuilt, governor Tiff Macklem said on Wednesday.
Vancouver businesses struggle as Broadway subway construction extends

Vancouver businesses struggle as Broadway subway construction extends

Millions lost, no help: Broadway businesses plead for compensation or tax breaks as subway delays drag on.
B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

Much of the province currently sits between level one and three on the B.C. government's zero to five drought classification scale.
As B.C. companies urge in-office returns, HR pros say hybrid work here to stay

As B.C. companies urge in-office returns, HR pros say hybrid work here to stay

Workers are back in offices, but HR professionals say a fuller return may hurt satisfaction
Competition Bureau obtains court orders in investigation into Loblaw, Sobeys owners

Competition Bureau obtains court orders in investigation into Loblaw, Sobeys owners

The Competition Bureau has obtained two court orders requiring the parent companies of Loblaws and Sobeys to hand over information related to its investigation into alleged anticompetitive conduct.
Vancouver announces FIFA 2026 festival location

Vancouver announces FIFA 2026 festival location

The venue hasn't been built yet
IFS signs deal to buy Copperleaf Technologies in agreement valued at $1 billion

IFS signs deal to buy Copperleaf Technologies in agreement valued at $1 billion

VANCOUVER — Copperleaf Technologies Inc. has signed a deal to be acquired by IFS AB in an agreement valued at about $1 billion.
B.C. medical tech company Kardium secures US$104M in funding

B.C. medical tech company Kardium secures US$104M in funding

Burnaby company plans to use fund to expand manufacturing, hire more workers