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Falcon takes aim at NDP handling of Massey Tunnel, business environment

Falcon takes aim at NDP handling of Massey Tunnel, business environment

"I'm not a super emotional person, but I get very angry at this discussion," Kevin Falcon said of the Massey Tunnel debate.
Energy and utility stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stocks also up

Energy and utility stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stocks also up

TORONTO — Strength in the utility and energy sectors helped lead Canada's main stock index higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 61.99 points at 19,960.85.
B.C. Court of Appeal hearings go online

B.C. Court of Appeal hearings go online

Chief Justice Robert Bauman said the change demonstrates the court's commitment to transparency and accountability.
'Freedom fighter' launches petition to recall 'dictator' Premier David Eby

'Freedom fighter' launches petition to recall 'dictator' Premier David Eby

Former anti-HST/GST political campaigner turned 'freedom fighter' Salvatore Vetro is hoping to unseat Premier David Eby in his Vancouver-Point Grey riding.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,898.86, up 41.79): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 53 cents, or 1.26 per cent, to $41.66 on 7.6 million shares.
Burnaby medical mask company fined $13K for 'repeated violations’ after workers caught in machinery

Burnaby medical mask company fined $13K for 'repeated violations’ after workers caught in machinery

WorkSafeBC has fined Vitacore Industries Inc. for 'repeated violations' at its Burnaby manufacturing plants. Seven workers have been injured after being caught in machines that WorkSafe says weren't properly safeguarded.
U.S. President Joe Biden to visit Canada in March, White House says

U.S. President Joe Biden to visit Canada in March, White House says

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden will make his first official visit to Canada in March, the White House has confirmed.
'It doesn't make sense': B.C. man feels left out to dry by government after slow pace of vaccine injury assessment

'It doesn't make sense': B.C. man feels left out to dry by government after slow pace of vaccine injury assessment

Recovery for Julian Scholefield is slow, but still progressing. He is still in a wheelchair and still paralyzed
Tips on shady finances 'may not get investigated' amid police constraints: RCMP note

Tips on shady finances 'may not get investigated' amid police constraints: RCMP note

OTTAWA — The RCMP says many tips from Canada's financial intelligence agency about possible crimes "may not get investigated" due to a lack of policing resources and conflicting priorities.
As 'Three Amigos' meet in Mexico, experts call on leaders for North American vision

As 'Three Amigos' meet in Mexico, experts call on leaders for North American vision

MEXICO CITY — From the frosty throes of a Canadian winter, the land of conquistadors and Frida Kahlo can seem a million miles away.