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Most in B.C. have shopped recently in U.S.: Poll

A quarter of cross-border shoppers feel guilty about it, Ipsos Reid finds

ICBC reaches deal with unionized workers

ICBC reaches deal with unionized workers

Executive ranks thinned as auto insurer restructures management

ICBC reaches deal with unionized workers
Graph of composite residential real estate price movements in Greater Vancouver since 2005

Further home price dips forecast in 2013 for Lower Mainland

High-end Vancouver sales skew averages, which don't reflect typical prices

Graph of composite residential real estate price movements in Greater Vancouver since 2005
Randy Chiasson

Farms open arms to visitors for Agassiz Ag Tour

Trees, hazelnuts and dairy cows on display in annual event

Randy Chiasson
Vancouver International Airport has undergone a series of upgrades over the years and consistently wows visiting tourists. But plenty of locals are willing to drive across the border to get a better deal.

Cheaper U.S. flights lure cross-border fliers

Study pegs air fare differential at about 30 per cent

Vancouver International Airport has undergone a series of upgrades over the years and consistently wows visiting tourists. But plenty of locals are willing to drive across the border to get a better deal.

ICBC workers strike again next Wednesday

Latest one-day walkout by about a third of the public insurer's workforce will hit mainly the Lower Mainland.

On July 23

Excellence in Reporting award given to Kent employee

Glen Savard receives Canadian Award for Financial Reporting

  • Aug 10, 2012
On July 23
B.C. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon.

B.C. on track to balance budget: Falcon

Smaller-than-forecast $1.84-billion deficit includes big one-time HST repayment to feds

B.C. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon.
Route map of Enbridge's planned Northern Gateway pipeline project.

Enbridge vows to make proposed pipeline ‘even safer’

Extra $400 to $500 million pledged for Northern Gateway

Route map of Enbridge's planned Northern Gateway pipeline project.
B.C. is enabling a Bring Your Own Wine program at participating B.C. restaurants.

Bring-Your-Own wine arrives at B.C. restaurants

Don't bet on big savings as corkage fees are predicted to run $15 to $20

B.C. is enabling a Bring Your Own Wine program at participating B.C. restaurants.
The union representing ICBC workers declared 72-hour strike notice June 26.

Overtime ban begins at ICBC

LRB rules insurer bargaining in bad faith, must talk wages

The union representing ICBC workers declared 72-hour strike notice June 26.

Real estate sales dive in Lower Mainland

Down 27 per cent in Greater Vancouver, eight per cent in the Fraser Valley

Recycling, fees come to more electric gear

Recycling, fees come to more electric gear

Depots now take back old power tools, sports gear – anything with a power cord or battery

Recycling, fees come to more electric gear
The union representing ICBC workers declared 72-hour strike notice June 26.

Union issues strike notice at ICBC

Overtime ban first stage of slow escalation in job action at auto insurer

The union representing ICBC workers declared 72-hour strike notice June 26.
Farmland remains under threat from development and degradation of soil from non-farm uses. The ALC is planning to introduce new fees to help finance better enforcement.

ALC considers higher fees to finance operations

Part of government strategy to make land commission sustainable

Farmland remains under threat from development and degradation of soil from non-farm uses. The ALC is planning to introduce new fees to help finance better enforcement.
Traffic headed through the Peace Arch border crossing into Blaine

Cross-border shopping may rise with higher limits

Merchants want federal reforms to fight flow of cash south

Traffic headed through the Peace Arch border crossing into Blaine

List of Target stores include eight in Lower Mainland

Eighteen Target stores will open in B.C. in early 2013 when the U.S.-based retailer takes over former Zellers stores.

An economist isn't predicting any relief from high housing prices in the Lower Mainland.

Housing bubble fears just hot air: Economist

Global risks linger but real estate not likely to 'tank'

An economist isn't predicting any relief from high housing prices in the Lower Mainland.
Traffic on the tolled Golden Ears Bridge.

More motorists pay to cross Golden Ears Bridge

Traffic across toll span up 12 per cent in first quarter

Traffic on the tolled Golden Ears Bridge.
A Harbour Air de Havilland single Otter floatplane.

Review urges PFDs for floatplane trips

Airlines worry passengers may get trapped by inflating vests before escaping a crash

A Harbour Air de Havilland single Otter floatplane.