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It appears First Nation have a veto on resource projects after all

It appears First Nation have a veto on resource projects after all

Despite assurances, it is apparent that a small minority of Canadians do have veto power over major resource projects
Buying, selling a business during a pandemic

Buying, selling a business during a pandemic

Virus crisis split businesses for sale into essential and non-essential categories – and into seller's and buyer's markets
Steer around barriers to commercial real estate sales

Steer around barriers to commercial real estate sales

Commercial real estate buyers and sellers can anticipate and avoid roadblocks to a successful transaction
‘Horgan should scrap carbon tax’

‘Horgan should scrap carbon tax’

Tripling the carbon tax to $170 per tonne “an expensive punishment on everyday people” says taxpayer federation
Rebound relates to retooling, retraining, reopening

Rebound relates to retooling, retraining, reopening

Southwest B.C. will see jobless rate improve but growth in 2021 is tied to how quickly industry and government can pivot to boost the economy
LNG exports are crucial to fighting climate change

LNG exports are crucial to fighting climate change

Canada’s liquefied natural gas exports replace coal-fueled electricity generation, thus cutting coal plant emissions in half while creating billions of dollars in economic benefits
Economy, real estate balanced on the tip of a needle

Economy, real estate balanced on the tip of a needle

A vaccine for coronavirus is the focus of hope because the current response to the pandemic’s devastation is simply not sustainable
Investors will continue to favour multi-family

Investors will continue to favour multi-family

Secure cash flow, low interest rates will continue to drive buyer demand for multi-family properties in 2021.
Work-from-homers could shake office tower leasing

Work-from-homers could shake office tower leasing

A recent U.S. study showed a 47 per cent productivity increase in 2020, despite the coronavirus lockdown and the ensuing increase in working from home.
CMHC denial of home equity tax fails to douse fears

CMHC denial of home equity tax fails to douse fears

Grant to UBC’s ‘Generation Squeeze’ cited as opening gambit towards a capital gains tax on private homes