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B.C. ministry sticking to prior cost estimates on Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway

B.C. ministry sticking to prior cost estimates on Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway

Two multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects have been further delayed but the Ministry of Transportation is sticking to its previous cost estimates, for now.
WestJet mechanics take strike off the table as two sides resume talks

WestJet mechanics take strike off the table as two sides resume talks

The threat of a strike by WestJet airplane mechanics is off the table — for now — after both sides agreed to resume negotiations, but not before nearly 50 flights were cancelled.
B.C. company gives used electric vehicle batteries a second life boosting Canada's aging power grid

B.C. company gives used electric vehicle batteries a second life boosting Canada's aging power grid

Moment Energy is repurposing used EV batteries into moveable power units that are being installed across the country to support buckling infrastructure.
Car passenger sues CN after collision with train in Richmond

Car passenger sues CN after collision with train in Richmond

The woman alleges CN Railway and its employees' negligence caused her injuries.
Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands of WestJet customers are scrambling after the airline cancelled more than 30 flights ahead of a possible strike by its plane mechanics this Thursday.
Cancelled WestJet flights: What Metro Vancouver travellers need to know

Cancelled WestJet flights: What Metro Vancouver travellers need to know

Travellers may be entitled to free re-bookings but need to act swiftly.
B.C. lowers rebate cap on electric vehicles, triggers industry backlash

B.C. lowers rebate cap on electric vehicles, triggers industry backlash

On Tuesday, B.C.'s $4,000 rebate for vehicles deemed electric 'cars' was restricted to models that cost $50,000 or less — a $5,000 reduction from the previous cap.
Facial-scanning technology speeds boarding on Vancouver cruises

Facial-scanning technology speeds boarding on Vancouver cruises

Vancouver becomes first North American city to use facial scans for faster cruise boarding
WestJet mechanics hit airline with 72-hour strike notice

WestJet mechanics hit airline with 72-hour strike notice

CALGARY — WestJet mechanics say they are poised to walk off the job early as Thursday night after serving the airline with a 72-hour strike notice yesterday.
Are all Canadian airlines adopting an 'ultra-low-cost' model?

Are all Canadian airlines adopting an 'ultra-low-cost' model?

That might mean more restrictions and fewer perks for budget fares.