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B.C. unions pledge skills partnership

B.C. unions pledge skills partnership

Construction unions accept olive branch from Clark over their role in skills training and apprenticeships
B.C. pulls plug on power projects

B.C. pulls plug on power projects

BC Hydro has cancelled or deferred four electricity purchase contracts with independent power producers, and the total may reach 20
B.C. liquor laws get another look

B.C. liquor laws get another look

A glass of wine at the spa? A craft beer at the farmer's market? Can B.C. survive the next wave of modernization?
More costly BC Hydro work needed

More costly BC Hydro work needed

Costly upgrades to old dams are not enough to prepare BC Hydro for a major earthquake, and electricity rates will continue to rise
B.C. losing people to other provinces

B.C. losing people to other provinces

More people continue to move from B.C. to other provinces than migrate west, according to the latest Statistics Canada estimates
B.C. experts to look at municipal taxes

B.C. experts to look at municipal taxes

An expert panel has been appointed to examine B.C.'s business taxes, including municipal taxes on industry.
Local economic forums set to start

Local economic forums set to start

The first local test of the B.C. government's jobs plan begins Thursday in the North Fraser region.
NDP wants gas drilling rules tightened

NDP wants gas drilling rules tightened

NDP critics want to tighten the rules and take a close look at the environmental effects of the newest form of deep drilling.
B.C. deficit forecast tops $3 billion

B.C. deficit forecast tops $3 billion

Falling revenues have pushed B.C.'s deficit forecast above $3 billion, due to
Natural gas vehicles catching on

Natural gas vehicles catching on

With gasoline and diesel prices soaring, truck fleet operators in B.C. are discovering the benefits of converting to natural gas.