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Les Leyne: Retiring MLAs leave on high notes

Les Leyne: Retiring MLAs leave on high notes

The next legislature will look significantly different, no matter who wins.
B.C. transporter sued after U.S. border cannabis seizure countersues

B.C. transporter sued after U.S. border cannabis seizure countersues

About 151,300 grams of cannabis products and paraphernalia, with a resale value of $823,317, were seized at the border, according to a notice of civil claim.
Omicron splits from Nexii through demerger

Omicron splits from Nexii through demerger

Nexii 'bridge CEO' says financially troubled company has potential buyer
B.C. mayor warns against videos of properties destroyed by fire outside Fort Nelson

B.C. mayor warns against videos of properties destroyed by fire outside Fort Nelson

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The mayor of a northeast British Columbia community threatened by wildfires is warning people who stayed behind in the evacuation zone to stay on their properties and not share images of fire destruction on social media.
Equifax Canada exploring use of payday loan data in credit score calculation

Equifax Canada exploring use of payday loan data in credit score calculation

TORONTO — Equifax Canada says it's exploring how using payday loan data could affect people's credit scores.
Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

Ottawa to make pathway for newcomers who lack official status, speed up deportations

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some immigrants to Canada who lack official status need a pathway to help them stay, while in other cases Ottawa must speed up deportation procedures.
Haida title act gets royal assent

Haida title act gets royal assent

Haida First Nation now legally own all of Haida Gwaii.
Kelowna Chamber of Commerce boss 'shocked' by sudden dismissal

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce boss 'shocked' by sudden dismissal

Dan Rogers had led Chamber through pandemic, says farewell after seven years
Opinion: Eby’s government is driving B.C.’s finances into the ground

Opinion: Eby’s government is driving B.C.’s finances into the ground

David Eby's tenure as British Columbia's premier marks a dramatic increase in spending and debt, raising concerns among taxpayers
Les Leyne: Unite-the-right idea is still on the table

Les Leyne: Unite-the-right idea is still on the table

BC United and Conservative Party of B.C. are building separate teams to fight an election at the same time they are willing to listen to people urging them to come together