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Home price study finds Metro Vancouver ‘severely unaffordable’

Survey found Vancouver's 'grossly overvalued market' moderated slightly from 2012

Basia Ruta is the newly appointed Auditor General for Local Government

New auditor for cities sets up shop in Surrey

Basia Ruta's office will scrutinize civic spending

Basia Ruta is the newly appointed Auditor General for Local Government
Lisa Hsieh reviews analysis worksheets at BC Biomedical Laboratories' complex in Surrey.

B.C. questions medical test firm takeover

Higher fees, less patient access among concerns raised by health minister

Lisa Hsieh reviews analysis worksheets at BC Biomedical Laboratories' complex in Surrey.
Frank of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory presents Marcel of Silver Leaf Gifts with the New Business Award at the 2011 Business Excellence Awards.

Agassiz Harrison Business Excellence Awards nomination deadline draws near

Music artist Todd Richard to perform at Excellence Awards dinner in February

Frank of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory presents Marcel of Silver Leaf Gifts with the New Business Award at the 2011 Business Excellence Awards.
Real estate prices sagged slightly in most of Metro Vancouver in 2012.

Metro real estate market to pick up steam in late 2013

End in sight for 'mild' housing market correction, economist predicts

Real estate prices sagged slightly in most of Metro Vancouver in 2012.
Many pharmacy customers go to Safeway or Shopper's Drug Mart to collect points through loyalty programs. But the college of pharmacists wants to ban the offerings as inducements that could harm patients.

Pharmacy loyalty program ban riles point collectors

Dec. 28 deadline for comments on change proposed by College of Pharmacists of B.C.

Many pharmacy customers go to Safeway or Shopper's Drug Mart to collect points through loyalty programs. But the college of pharmacists wants to ban the offerings as inducements that could harm patients.

Civic spending ‘diet’ hailed by business group

Rapid growth in municipal costs in 2000s has slowed

Real estate sales down in Lower Mainland

Real estate sales down in Lower Mainland

Prices edge down in Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, since property market's peak in May

Real estate sales down in Lower Mainland
A woman looks at a wireworm at an open house at PARC Agassiz.

Science jobs abound at Pacific Agricultural Research Centre in Agassiz

Opportunities run the gamut from machine operation to delving into leading research

A woman looks at a wireworm at an open house at PARC Agassiz.

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.
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