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Vancouver’s Thinkific turned the profit corner in last quarter of 2023

Vancouver’s Thinkific turned the profit corner in last quarter of 2023

Online teaching platform company increased revenue 13% over 2022
B.C.-based Kal Tire names new president

B.C.-based Kal Tire names new president

New Era for Kal Tire: Corey Parks appointed President, aims to enhance global operations
Ottawa says its housing deals with cities will build 750,000 homes in the next decade

Ottawa says its housing deals with cities will build 750,000 homes in the next decade

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has finalized all of its deals with municipalities under the housing accelerator fund, a program it says has triggered Canada's biggest-ever movement to increase residential density.
B.C. wineries eligible for $177M in federal funding

B.C. wineries eligible for $177M in federal funding

Wineries eligible for grants after cold snap and wildfires; application period opens in April.
B.C. Supreme Court approves $14.4-million settlement of iPhone class-action lawsuit

B.C. Supreme Court approves $14.4-million settlement of iPhone class-action lawsuit

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Supreme Court has approved a countrywide multimillion-dollar settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Apple over software updates that allegedly slowed down older iPhones. "We're pleased with the results," said K.
Costs — not driver shortage — now biggest wrench in gears of trucking firms: report

Costs — not driver shortage — now biggest wrench in gears of trucking firms: report

Rising costs in the trucking sector have overtaken the driver shortage as the biggest concern for employers, according to a new report from an industry non-profit.
AI will increase incomes for high-wage earners, but inequality will grow, IMF study warns

AI will increase incomes for high-wage earners, but inequality will grow, IMF study warns

It’s not an exaggeration to say that AI is going to remake the economy and the labour market at a pace that will leave policymakers scrambling to keep up
Special prosecutor appointed to campaign finance investigation of West Van mayor

Special prosecutor appointed to campaign finance investigation of West Van mayor

Elections BC referred the case involving West Vancouver Mayor Mark Sager’s election spending to police last year
First Nations support Mayor Ken Sim's wish to abolish elected park board

First Nations support Mayor Ken Sim's wish to abolish elected park board

Letter: "We confirm that the [Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh] Nations support the city's initiative to amend the Vancouver Charter"
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to present Liberals' federal budget on April 16

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to present Liberals' federal budget on April 16

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will present the federal budget on April 16, as cost-of-living issues continue to dominate Canadian politics.