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A worker smooths concrete at a construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
A worker smooths concrete at a construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Gas flare near Dawson Creek B.C., the province’s main region for gas and oil production. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C., Blueberry River make deal to keep most industry going

20 oil and gas, forestry, land permits suspended

Gas flare near Dawson Creek B.C., the province’s main region for gas and oil production. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Michael Kovrig, centre, embraces his wife Vina Nadjibulla, left, and sister Ariana Botha after arriving at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. Two Canadians who were imprisoned in China for nearly three years are home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada shrugs at China’s application to join Pacific Rim trade agreement

Canada says China will only be permitted entry into the CPTPP if it meets the “high standard” required

Michael Kovrig, centre, embraces his wife Vina Nadjibulla, left, and sister Ariana Botha after arriving at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. Two Canadians who were imprisoned in China for nearly three years are home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Facebook says the Federal Trade Commission failed to prove that it has a monopoly in the “personal social networking space”. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Facebook asks court to dismiss FTC antitrust complaint

Facebook is asking a federal court to dismiss a revised complaint against…

Facebook says the Federal Trade Commission failed to prove that it has a monopoly in the “personal social networking space”. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson makes an announcement in Calgary on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. An Alberta First Nation says it continues to doubt the need for a federal environmental review of a proposed thermal coal mine expansion in the province.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

No need for federal involvement in Alberta coal mine review, First Nations say

First Nations considered Canada will not consider economic aspect of decision

Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson makes an announcement in Calgary on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. An Alberta First Nation says it continues to doubt the need for a federal environmental review of a proposed thermal coal mine expansion in the province.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Food Stash Foundation is opening the doors to the Rescued Food Market. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘Pay-what-you-feel’ grocery store opens in Vancouver, aims to combat food insecurity

People can choose whether to donate money to help keep the market running

The Food Stash Foundation is opening the doors to the Rescued Food Market. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Orchard Park celebrates 50 years

The mall opened its doors on Sept. 28, 1971

  • Sep 28, 2021

B.C. Hydro adds $260 million in 5-year electric conversion plan

Electric car charging stations, heat pumps, hydrogen trucks

Orchard Park in Kelowna celebrates 50 years

The mall opened its doors on Sept. 28, 1971

  • Sep 28, 2021

Taseko hires new vice-president of corporate affairs

Sean Magee will be responsible for leading the company's public affairs, communications

  • Sep 27, 2021

Ace Brewing Co. beer wins bronze at Canadian Brewing Awards

The legacy of Jet Fuel IPA by Ace Brewing Co. continues to grow.

  • Sep 27, 2021

Tentative deal reached in 2-month-old Kitimat aluminum strike

Rio Tinto and Unifor Local 2301 reach collective labour agreement for Kitimat BC Works smelter

  • Sep 27, 2021

PHOTOS: South Surrey childcare founder marks silver anniversary

Sandra Christian started Creative Kids Learning Centres in 1996

B.C. doubles grants for new technology jobs, eases degree rules

$29M program redirected to under-represented groups

Electric vehicle owners show their wheels in Comox

"The amount of EVs in the Valley has grown exponentially'"

  • Sep 26, 2021

Nanaimo reusable container business tries to limit take-out trash

Reusables Vancouver Island supplies restaurants with returnable stainless steel take-out containers

Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Experts say plastic prices are one a factor pushing up the cost of materials and contributing to inflation

  • Sep 26, 2021

Northyards Cider Co. opens at historic Salmon Arm orchard

New owners excited to have 6,500 apple trees, 32 varietals to work with

  • Sep 25, 2021

Northyards Cider Co. opens at historic Salmon Arm orchard

New owners excited to have 6,500 apple trees, 32 varietals to work with

  • Sep 25, 2021

Telus announces $60 million investment in Maple Ridge

Connecting homes and businesses to fibre optic network