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Rob Shaw: Feds, province at loggerheads over caps on international students

Rob Shaw: Feds, province at loggerheads over caps on international students

B.C. housing minister: 'The core issue we still have, regardless, is we are not building enough housing for the people we have.'
Arny Wise: Jericho plan fails to serve Vancouver’s housing needs

Arny Wise: Jericho plan fails to serve Vancouver’s housing needs

Density, affordability in MST plan for Jericho is lacking, writes retired developer
Data points: B.C. consumers restrict unnecessary spending and non-farm payrolls decline

Data points: B.C. consumers restrict unnecessary spending and non-farm payrolls decline

B.C.'s job vacancy rate in October represented approximately 108,620 empty positions
Linda Coady: We need to invest in B.C.’s forestry industry as it transitions

Linda Coady: We need to invest in B.C.’s forestry industry as it transitions

B.C.'s forestry industry continues to have an outsized impact on the provincial economy
Rob Shaw: BC Hydro's summertime power imports pay off during deep freeze

Rob Shaw: BC Hydro's summertime power imports pay off during deep freeze

Crown corporation criticized for importing power last year. But the move paid off as an extreme cold snap hit the province this month, according to its CEO
Trevor Hancock: The tobacco industry is lethal and needs to be stamped out

Trevor Hancock: The tobacco industry is lethal and needs to be stamped out

The tobacco industry continues to produce and market its deadly products around the world, particularly in low- and middle-income countries
Fraser Institute: Canada’s uncompetitive business taxes threaten living standards

Fraser Institute: Canada’s uncompetitive business taxes threaten living standards

Canada’s combined corporate tax rate is higher than those of the U.S. and the U.K., and higher than the OECD average
Musk’s X.com delivering worse social media experience for many Canadians, says polling

Musk’s X.com delivering worse social media experience for many Canadians, says polling

Extremism, ‘fake news’ and toxicity among top reasons Canadians cite for poor experiences on social media across all platforms
Fraser Institute: B.C.’s attempt to reduce cash-for-density deals may fall short

Fraser Institute: B.C.’s attempt to reduce cash-for-density deals may fall short

Addressing the issue of community amenity contributions is commendable, but it might not reduce relatively astronomical fees paid to build housing units
Suzanne Anton: B.C.'s ongoing vaccine mandates stand on a shaky legal foundation

Suzanne Anton: B.C.'s ongoing vaccine mandates stand on a shaky legal foundation

The decision of a recent arbitration case will send shock waves through the system, writes former B.C. attorney general Suzanne Anton