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Metro Vancouver industrial real estate market starting to normalize

Metro Vancouver industrial real estate market starting to normalize

A significant portion of new developments under construction are in strata industrial.
Volunteer firefighters' tax credit to double, as Ottawa prepares for catastrophic wildfire season

Volunteer firefighters' tax credit to double, as Ottawa prepares for catastrophic wildfire season

The federal government is also earmarking an extra $166 million over five years for Indigenous communities to help them prepare for and fight fires.
Auto parts maker Magna International signs strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI

Auto parts maker Magna International signs strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI

VANCOUVER — Magna International Inc. has signed a strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI for the development of general purpose AI robots for use in the company's manufacturing operations.
Canada needs to build 1.3M additional homes by 2030 to close housing gap, says PBO

Canada needs to build 1.3M additional homes by 2030 to close housing gap, says PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says Canada would need to build 1.3 million additional homes by 2030 to eliminate the country's housing gap.
'The root cause of my debt': Sales are tempting. How to avoid falling for offers

'The root cause of my debt': Sales are tempting. How to avoid falling for offers

TORONTO — The drawers were overflowing with skin care products and makeup — three different blushes, many eyeshadows, a dozen different mascaras, foundation and serum samples sitting unused for years.
Most British Columbians want mining companies to pay for pollution, says poll

Most British Columbians want mining companies to pay for pollution, says poll

“British Columbians are worried they’re going to be left with the bill to clean up this mess," says advocate.
Hearing wraps on alleged $13-million Nanaimo crypto scam

Hearing wraps on alleged $13-million Nanaimo crypto scam

The securities commission has alleged ezBtc and its sole director David Smillie lied to its customers and diverted about $13 million in assets to gambling sites
Federal government used AI in hundreds of initiatives, new research database shows

Federal government used AI in hundreds of initiatives, new research database shows

OTTAWA — Canada's federal government has used artificial intelligence in nearly 300 projects and initiatives, new research has found — including to help predict the outcome of tax cases, sort temporary visa applications and promote diversity in hirin
B.C. Transit sending back loaner electric bus as it looks for new supplier

B.C. Transit sending back loaner electric bus as it looks for new supplier

Proterra previously won a $20-million contract to provide B.C. Transit with 10 electric buses for the capital region this fall, but has filed for bankruptcy protection
All-electric tugboats ready to charge into action in Vancouver harbour

All-electric tugboats ready to charge into action in Vancouver harbour

There are just six electric tugboats in the world, and two of them are set to ply the waters of Burrad Inlet