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Increase carbon tax, not corporate income tax

The Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters thinks the manufacturing sector is worthy of first crack at carbon tax revenue
Investors finding more opportunities in office parks; April 1 farewell to HST key to luxury residential sales

Investors finding more opportunities in office parks; April 1 farewell to HST key to luxury residential sales

Tide of listings

Private equity firms focus on B.C.’s middle market buoyancy

The ACG Capital Connection 2013 scheduled to take place April 9 at Vancouver’s Four Seasons Hotel will focus on deal-making in the middle market, which consists of companies with revenue between $10 million and $250 million and is a key driver of B.C.’s economy. It’s a good time, therefore, to check in with two of the speakers at the conference to discuss the current state of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in that market.

Ackles out as ViaSport remakes itself again; Bauer in with BCHL

A game-changing mid-March personnel move at ViaSport came less than a week after celebrating the 47th Athlete of the Year Awards and the announcement that the 2014 Grey Cup hosting rights were bought by the provincial government.
Life Lessons: Leonard Brody

Life Lessons: Leonard Brody

The co-founder of GrowLab and NowPublic.com has learned to turn it down a notch

Christy Clark’s last faint hope on election day: Human nature

The Liberals have screwed up, but what unpredictable disasters await the alternative?
Dix pitches density-driven transit development; controversial Lonsdale development revisited

Dix pitches density-driven transit development; controversial Lonsdale development revisited

Dix garners applause
Mike Waites: Heavy duty

Mike Waites: Heavy duty

Mike Waites, who in January announced his plans to retire as Finning's CEO, proved to be a steady hand at the wheel of the Vancouver-based international heavy equipment dealer

City’s communication breakdown frustrating open-government fans

Two weeks ago I wrote about frustrations people are having getting permits at Vancouver city hall. I had been collecting horror stories from applicants, but I wanted to let the city explain its side. I knew that a senior bureaucrat was working on improvements, so I called her to find out what she was doing. Sorry, not allowed.

Jim Sinclair: Did the Tories' federal budget deliver the goods for businesses in Canada?

Fiscal conservatism, pursuit of corporate tax cuts not paying dividends for Canadians