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Canadians feel grocery inflation getting worse, 18% are boycotting Loblaw: poll

Canadians feel grocery inflation getting worse, 18% are boycotting Loblaw: poll

Almost two-thirds of Canadians feel that inflation at the grocery store is getting worse, a new poll suggests, even as food inflation has been steadily cooling.
One in five adult Canadians don't have a family doctor, study finds

One in five adult Canadians don't have a family doctor, study finds

A recent survey and peer-reviewed analysis have found British Columbians are the third least likely to have a family doctor in Canada and the most likely to use walk-in clinics.
Trudeau touts democracy, freedom and trade ties in visit to Philadelphia

Trudeau touts democracy, freedom and trade ties in visit to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — There is lots of work to do to fight for progressive values and workers on both sides of the Canada-United States border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday during a trip to Philadelphia.
Why aren't fire breaks built proactively around wildfire-prone cities in B.C.?

Why aren't fire breaks built proactively around wildfire-prone cities in B.C.?

The City of Whitehorse in the Yukon is in the process of building a massive fuel break around the city, but it's not a strategy being adopted in B.C. for a number of reasons.
Interprovincial trade barriers continue to frustrate business and depress GDP

Interprovincial trade barriers continue to frustrate business and depress GDP

Canadian businesses often find it easier and more cost effective to sell internationally than into other provinces
Pierre Poilievre aims to turn BC coast blue at NDP’s expense

Pierre Poilievre aims to turn BC coast blue at NDP’s expense

North Island-Powell River riding one of the seats the Conservative Party of Canada leader is setting his sights on winning
Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will bring its proposal to increase the inclusion rate on capital gains to the House of Commons before the parliamentary summer break, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday.
Baldrey: Acrimony, tears and 'wild' fantasies in B.C.'s Legislature

Baldrey: Acrimony, tears and 'wild' fantasies in B.C.'s Legislature

Columnist Keith Baldrey analyzes the final legislative session, and the events that transpired, before the 2024 provincial election.
British Columbians back expanded pharmacist services: survey

British Columbians back expanded pharmacist services: survey

The survey reveals 90% of British Columbians support expanding the role of pharmacists to ease pressures on the province's healthcare system.
Port Moody looking at registering lobbyists

Port Moody looking at registering lobbyists

Port Moody council tasked staff to report back on the logistics and requirements for a lobbyist registry after a councillors raised concerns about a tour with a developer.