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British Columbia

Flathead miners left flat

The Vancouver-based gold explorer was sent reeling in February when the provincial government announced an agreement with the State of Montana to protect the Flathead from potentially damaging mining projects.

Time for mining?

“There’s no silver bullet or we would have fired it by now,” Gratton said.

“Undervalued” Maple Ridge

But the old days of awkward access to Maple Ridge have left one legacy: real estate prices in this community of 75,000 remain the lowest of all major Metro Vancouver municipalities.

Investors hope to catch dam boom

“Listings are up and sales are up over last year – and we expect this to continue. Affordable housing and low unemployment rates will continue to lead the north into a healthy economy,” said BCNREB president Claudia Holland.

Bill drives Native real estate deals

First Nations communities in British Columbia and across Canada have been granted property rights that could allow large-scale commercial real estate developments on reserve lands.

Mount Baldy secures funding

A troubled ski hill in the southern Thompson Okanagan has secured its financial future for at least the next two years. Mt.

Julio Montaner profile

By Curt Cherewayko If Julio Montaner had his way, incarnations of the safe injection site in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) would be established in skid rows and drug-stricken neighbourhoods in cities around the world.


The executive director issued the temporary order after BCSC staff was alerted that a Vernon-area individual had recently wired $25,000 to the company. The order temporarily prohibits Genius Funds from trading in any securities in B.C.

High Tech Office: Alan Zisman

•Blu-Ray on the desktop. A year ago, Blu-Ray won the battle for next-generation high- capacity, high-definition video storage device, beating out the competing HD DVD format.

Push for power lines accelerated

0 megawatts of power Site C will generate or Dokie’s 300 megawatts, it will need more power lines to get that energy to market.