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Smith invokes sovereignty act on green electricity, concedes it's for symbolic effect

Smith invokes sovereignty act on green electricity, concedes it's for symbolic effect

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith invoked Alberta’s sovereignty act on Monday to implement new measures in her fight against Ottawa’s looming clean electricity rules while conceding she didn't need the act to put the changes in place.
Fiscal update includes loans for housing developers, affordable housing fund: source

Fiscal update includes loans for housing developers, affordable housing fund: source

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to present the fall economic statement on Tuesday, a document that will make billions in loans available for homebuilders and earmark a fund for affordable housing.
Fire insurance hard to find for B.C. wildfire zone homebuyers

Fire insurance hard to find for B.C. wildfire zone homebuyers

Buyers being denied coverage for homes in hard-hit Interior areas.
How the return to work could impact Canada's real estate landscape

How the return to work could impact Canada's real estate landscape

With many workers returning to the office for just a few days a week to start, there will also be a continued interest in renters and buyers needing spaces with home offices.
Vanderhoof shares in B.C. mining potential

Vanderhoof shares in B.C. mining potential

About 450 full time jobs expected at just one of the new mines angling to open – if B.C.’s ‘sclerotic permitting system’ gets unclogged
Taxpayers own most of Vancouver’s skid row

Taxpayers own most of Vancouver’s skid row

Real estate in the crime-ridden, drug-addled Downtown Eastside is owned primarily by taxpayers, who are paying a high price for it
Six lot Langley land assembly sells for $6.53 million

Six lot Langley land assembly sells for $6.53 million

The six single-family lots cover a total of 0.90 acres and were assembled for a potential high-density residential development.
New West edges Vancouver as Millennial magnet

New West edges Vancouver as Millennial magnet

Survey of 85 Canadian cities places New Westminster No. 6 as the best city for Millennials to buy a home, raise a family and work – Vancouver ranked No. 13
North Shore home sales soar without foreign buyers

North Shore home sales soar without foreign buyers

Despite a near total lack of foreign buyers, North and West Vancouver home sales - and prices - have hit stratospheric levels: up to 60 houses sold for $5 million or more
Carbon tax: ‘just because its legal doesn’t make it right’

Carbon tax: ‘just because its legal doesn’t make it right’

Canadians can’t afford and should fight back against soaring carbon tax, says taxpayer foundation