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Canada's premiers say Ottawa must meet NATO spending target to keep U.S.'s respect

Canada's premiers say Ottawa must meet NATO spending target to keep U.S.'s respect

HALIFAX — A three-day meeting among Canada's premiers ended with provincial and territorial leaders calling on Ottawa to quickly ramp up defence spending in order to protect the country's trade relationship with the United States ahead of its upcomin
Property investors still see Vancouver as low-risk, high-reward market

Property investors still see Vancouver as low-risk, high-reward market

Rates are expected to remain stable entering Q3, according to Avison Young.
Vancouver's ACEL Power raises $10M for greener marine propulsion systems

Vancouver's ACEL Power raises $10M for greener marine propulsion systems

Electric marine manufacturer aims to improve production capabilities and launch new motors
Car-free, dedicated bike lanes, time restrictions? Future of Stanley Park Drive up for debate

Car-free, dedicated bike lanes, time restrictions? Future of Stanley Park Drive up for debate

The City of Vancouver is looking to update mobility options in Stanley Park
Cabinet to meet for first time since byelection loss amid speculation over shuffle

Cabinet to meet for first time since byelection loss amid speculation over shuffle

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister's Office says the Liberal cabinet will have a brief meeting this Friday. A separate source with knowledge of the meeting who wasn't authorized to speak publicly said it was scheduled to be 20 minutes long.
S&P/TSX composite closes down on broad losses led by tech, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite closes down on broad losses led by tech, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down Wednesday in broad-based losses led by technology and base metals while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index ended down 144.22 points at 22,851.17.
Carbon taxes did not trigger spike in Canadian gas prices, finds report

Carbon taxes did not trigger spike in Canadian gas prices, finds report

Average gasoline prices spiked 55% in 2021-22, but only a fraction of that was caused by Canada's carbon taxes, finds study.
B.C. pledges support for court challenge over equalization, mulls its own claim

B.C. pledges support for court challenge over equalization, mulls its own claim

HALIFAX — British Columbia is providing "full support" to Newfoundland and Labrador's court challenge over federal equalization payments, while it considers its own claim to ensure fair treatment from Ottawa, Premier David Eby said Wednesday.
Opinion: Leaders are conveying four AI messages – each with unintended consequences

Opinion: Leaders are conveying four AI messages – each with unintended consequences

Even behaviours with the best intentions can lead to angst among employees. But it is always better to communicate about AI, while we still have ample time to prepare
B.C. mass timber manufacturer nabs $7M government boost to expand

B.C. mass timber manufacturer nabs $7M government boost to expand

Mercer Mass Timber benefitting from dollars from the B.C. Manufacturing Jobs Fund