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Inequality worsening as wealth gap widens to highest since 2015: TD Bank report

Inequality worsening as wealth gap widens to highest since 2015: TD Bank report

TORONTO — The gap between the highest earners and lowest income groups last year was at its widest since 2015 as the wealthiest households saw income grow much faster than lower-income Canadians.
First Nations on cusp of more self-sustaining project financing

First Nations on cusp of more self-sustaining project financing

TORONTO — First Nations are set to increasingly become equity partners in major projects, a shift that could lead to self-sustaining financial independence, said the chair of the First Nations Major Projects Coalition.
B.C. cannabis tourism struggles to take flight

B.C. cannabis tourism struggles to take flight

Murky regulations and competition keeping cannabis industry grounded after legalization
Opinion: The federal budget is a taxing blow to Canada's innovation economy

Opinion: The federal budget is a taxing blow to Canada's innovation economy

Ottawa’s proposed fiscal policy targets risk-takers, not just the wealthy
Opinion: CleanBC compounds B.C.’s economic woes and negative outlook

Opinion: CleanBC compounds B.C.’s economic woes and negative outlook

Government modelling shows $28B GDP loss by 2030
Both sides in lawsuit over drone flying over ship-wrecking operation claim success in court

Both sides in lawsuit over drone flying over ship-wrecking operation claim success in court

Mary Reynolds of Union Bay has been using a drone with a high-resolution camera to capture footage of Deep Water Recovery’s activities
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week.

What Australia and the U.K.'s grocery codes can teach us about Canada's food fight

Progress on a Canadian grocery code of conduct has stalled as two major retailers refuseto sign it, claiming it will raise prices.
B.C. Securities Commission uses new power after woman allegedly skipped out on investigators

B.C. Securities Commission uses new power after woman allegedly skipped out on investigators

The B.C. Securities Commission is putting into use a new enforcement tool bestowed upon it by the provincial government to discourage people from skipping out on investigators.
B.C. businesses brace for boom as Vancouver Canucks gear up for playoffs

B.C. businesses brace for boom as Vancouver Canucks gear up for playoffs

NHL playoffs bring hope to Vancouver's hospitality industry as Canucks face Nashville Predators on Sunday