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Premier John Horgan to meet with Peace officials in Dawson Creek

Premier John Horgan to meet with Peace officials in Dawson Creek

Premier John Horgan and Forests Minister Doug Donaldson are scheduled to meet with Peace Region officials in Dawson Creek on Monday. The Regional District board has scheduled a special closed meeting at 11:30 a.m.
Caribou recovery plan proposes resource development closures in critical habitat

Caribou recovery plan proposes resource development closures in critical habitat

A draft agreement between B.C., Ottawa, and two Treaty 8 First Nations proposes interim moratoriums and changes to resource development practices in critical caribou habitat to help recover three dwindling herds in the South Peace.
Steelhead LNG planning pipeline from Chetwynd to Vancouver Island

Steelhead LNG planning pipeline from Chetwynd to Vancouver Island

Vancouver-based energy company Steelhead LNG says they are in the early stages of investigating a pipeline route from Chetwynd area to their planned Kwispaa LNG facility on Vancouver Island.
B2B brings a new way to focus your business and brand

B2B brings a new way to focus your business and brand

Business and or 'branding' are just words, but Asadeh Yaraghi has the mix of advice and experience to turn them into more.
B.C. announces largest max allowable rent increase in a decade for next year

B.C. announces largest max allowable rent increase in a decade for next year

The Province of British Columbia has announced the maximum allowable rent increase for 2019, and it’s the largest rent hike in more than a decade. Next year, landlords can raise rents by a maximum of 4.5%. This figure is partly tied to the B.C.
B.C. cannabis consumers may face 10% provincial pot tax

B.C. cannabis consumers may face 10% provincial pot tax

B.C. cannabis users could be paying a provincial tax as high as 10% on their purchases if the province’s municipalities get the tax deal they say is necessary to offset the effects of marijuana legalization.
July’s increase ends housing-sales slump in B.C.

July’s increase ends housing-sales slump in B.C.

B.C. ended a six-month slide in Multiple Listing Service (MLS) home sales in July but activity remained low as mortgage stress tests, higher interest rates and provincial policy continued to weigh.
As wildfires intensify in the province, B.C.’s insurance industry struggles to meet demand

As wildfires intensify in the province, B.C.’s insurance industry struggles to meet demand

As B.C. becomes more accustomed to changing environmental realities, businesses and homeowners alike are having to change insurance policies to better meet their coverage needs.
Energy sales power B.C. export growth

Energy sales power B.C. export growth

B.C. exports were strong in June despite the drag from U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel products. International dollar-volume goods exports rose 11.4% year-over-year to reach $4.22 billion following a 0.7% increase in May.
B.C. government restrictions have retail-cannabis entrepreneurs scrambling

B.C. government restrictions have retail-cannabis entrepreneurs scrambling

Entrepreneurs who want to own private cannabis stores in B.C. are rethinking business plans after the B.C. government’s July announcement that it will not allow any company or individual to own more than eight stores.