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Westbank First Nation chief resigns, citing corruption within band

Westbank First Nation chief resigns, citing corruption within band

Derickson's resignation follows departure of the band's CAO
Victoria bylaw makes builders pay for not salvaging demolition material

Victoria bylaw makes builders pay for not salvaging demolition material

New rules will add thousands of dollars to demolition cost, says industry spokesman
Builders on edge over rapid construction cost increases

Builders on edge over rapid construction cost increases

Some projects likely won’t get built as revenues fall short
Cost of catastrophic flooding rises

Cost of catastrophic flooding rises

Payouts mount as rebuild costs reach into the billions
Glass price increase adds to construction cost pressures

Glass price increase adds to construction cost pressures

Contractors pushed to the brink as insolvencies loom
Here is how much the average apartment costs to rent in Vancouver in June 2022

Here is how much the average apartment costs to rent in Vancouver in June 2022

Canadian rental prices have seen the highest month-over-month increase in years.
B.C.'s capital city faces downtown safety issues

B.C.'s capital city faces downtown safety issues

Victoria business survey found that 90 per cent say top issues hampering downtown vitality are homelessness, mental health, addictions and open drug use.
St. Albert committee affirms designation for new industrial park

St. Albert committee affirms designation for new industrial park

Conservationists want modifications to 617-acre site to protect wildlife habitat
Breaking: Money laundering did not cause housing unaffordability: Cullen enquiry

Breaking: Money laundering did not cause housing unaffordability: Cullen enquiry

The 1,183-page two-year inquiry report also found no evidence of political corruption in “enormous” flow of dirty money through B.C. casinos
Langley’s first towers rise in billion-dollar mixed-use development

Langley’s first towers rise in billion-dollar mixed-use development

Latimer Village new condo towers nearly sold out before construction even started