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B.C. Liberal delegates back ride sharing

B.C. Liberal Party members say Metro Vancouver is the last major city in North America to keep Uber out

B.C. works to track mobile data spread

With 12,000 fast-evolving mobile devices, the B.C. government needs strict security, Auditor General Carol Bellringer says

U.S. lumber trade faces uncertain future

U.S. industry free to file formal complaints against B.C. wood products as of today, Canadian producers look to China and Japan

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      B.C. aiming to improve tenant protection

      Housing Minister Rich Coleman says solution to rent increase loophole will take time, NDP's John Horgan wants action now

      B.C. mine cleanup marks deal with Alaska

      B.C. takes over Tulsequah Chief cleanup, agreement signed to protect Taku, Unuk, Alsek and Stikine Rivers

      Computer system cost control needed: auditor

      Auditor General Carol Bellringer says big computer upgrades are a problem the world over, not just at ICBC and the B.C. health ministry

      Central Coast ferry service to be upgraded

      New vessel would replace MV Nimpkish on Bella Bella-Bella Coola run, provide 'high end' service to Great Bear Rainforest

      B.C. plots strategy for wood products exports

      Sales to China decline as Canada-US softwood lumber talks near deadline for possible US trade action

      Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump

      Asian demand for B.C. wood products peaked in 2013, analyst says China sales on pace for 50 per cent drop

      More discounts coming as BC Ferries traffic rises

      Vehicle traffic up 5% with no net fare increase and discounts offered for vehicles pulling boats and travel trailers

      B.C. approves Valemount glacier resort plan

      Designer of Kicking Horse and Jumbo resorts gets approval to proceed with $175 million project east of Prince George

      Banks Island miners face 18 pollution charges

      Gold mine near Prince Rupert shut down last summer for permit violations, owners charged for failing to report spill

      Business pushing back on CPP expansion

      B.C. stands in the way of Justin Trudeau government's plan to hike Canada Pension Plan contributions, but likely not for long

      Brides, bands allowed back on farmland

      No permit required for weddings, festivals on farms if fewer than 150 people attend, says Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick

      BC Hydro rates rise as demand slows

      Four per cent rate hike already in effect, more to come as BC Hydro looks for savings to offset slow industrial demand

      U.S. Senators ‘inaccurate’ on lumber claim: Premiers

      Premier Christy Clark protests to Prime minister Justin Trudeau about latest claims of softwood subsidy

      New rules in effect for mine tailings ponds

      Permits will specify dam construction, water level, motion detection and independent review, Mines Minister Bill Bennett says

      Condo dispute tribunal begins work

      Early intake of strata property dispute resolution applications begins for Canada's first online tribunal

      Supreme Court upholds ban on B.C. pharmacy reward points

      Regulators consider prescription incentives a health risk

      B.C. farmland protected from reforestation

      Regulation change closes loophole that allowed British company to buy up B.C. farms and convert them to forest for carbon offsets