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Feds pledge up to $100 million for BHP Jansen potash mine

Feds pledge up to $100 million for BHP Jansen potash mine

Project aligns with federal climate commitments, export targets
UBCO pushes for 46-storey Kelowna tower

UBCO pushes for 46-storey Kelowna tower

University wants to increase height 12 floors on downtown campus and residential high rise
West Van finalizes affordable housing for Gordon Avenue

West Van finalizes affordable housing for Gordon Avenue

Four years after public consultation began, council gave its OK to a mixed below-market rental, adult day centre and strata condo project at 2195 Gordon Ave.
Calgary office towers start conversion to housing

Calgary office towers start conversion to housing

City incentives of up to $10 million per tower have helped persuade owners of vacant office space that residential may be an option
Canada ranked among top 10 for migrating millionaires

Canada ranked among top 10 for migrating millionaires

Canada is seen as a favoured destination for millionaires on the move. Many of them are coming from countries in strife, according to a new report
Soaring commodity prices support higher farm asset values

Soaring commodity prices support higher farm asset values

Operating income remains key for lenders as asset values rise
Hard-hat hiring drops B.C. jobless rate to three-year low

Hard-hat hiring drops B.C. jobless rate to three-year low

Hiring in recovering tourist sector also helps cut unemployment rate to 4.5 per cent in May
Lululemon leases an additional 120K square feet of office space

Lululemon leases an additional 120K square feet of office space

Deal for 120,000 square feet in Burrard tower ranks as the largest lease commitment in years
Breaking: U.S. lifts COVID-19 tests for air travellers

Breaking: U.S. lifts COVID-19 tests for air travellers

U.S. will not renew testing mandate for international flights, which expires this Sunday, June 12
B.C.’s trucking industry is running close to the edge

B.C.’s trucking industry is running close to the edge

Hard-driving trucker says fuel tax cuts needed to protect vital industry and keep food and other prices in check