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Tuesday November 13, 2018

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Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour
Business
Friday February 2 2018

Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour

Program intended for workers beneficial to Canada is used to fill construction jobs at lower wages, says union study.

B.C. Construction Workforce Could See 24% Increase by 2021
Business
Thursday February 2 2017

B.C. Construction Workforce Could See 24% Increase by 2021

B.C.’s construction workforce is forecast to increase by 24 percent, or almost 17,000 workers in the next five years, according to the latest labour market forecast...

British Columbia Approves Expansion of Kinder Morgan Pipeline
Environment
Friday January 13 2017

British Columbia Approves Expansion of Kinder Morgan Pipeline

British Columbia on Wednesday gave the green light to Kinder Morgan Inc's plan to nearly triple its Trans Mountain oil pipeline, which runs from Canada's oil...

Property Tax Warning to 90,000 B.C. Homeowners
Residential
Monday December 12 2016

Property Tax Warning to 90,000 B.C. Homeowners

Despite a cooling real estate market, many Vancouver-area property owners will see a "significant increase" in the assessed values of their homes, with increases of 30...

Vancouver Home Sales Plummet 38.8 per cent
Residential
Friday November 4 2016

Vancouver Home Sales Plummet 38.8 per cent

Home sales plunged 38.8 per cent last month compared with October 2015, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says.

Canadian Revenue Agency Recovers $240M from Real Estate Tax Cheats
Residential
Tuesday October 25 2016

Canadian Revenue Agency Recovers $240M from Real Estate Tax Cheats

The Canada Revenue Agency says it has recovered more than $240 million from audits related to probes of tax cheating on real estate in British Columbia...

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017
Commercial
Thursday October 20 2016

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017

The opening of the 147-room Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1161 West Georgia Street has been pushed to at least January, the hotel’s general manager...

Fake ‘Architect’ Claims on the Rise
Business
Saturday September 24 2016

Fake ‘Architect’ Claims on the Rise

Extreme demand for home designers in the Lower Mainland has led to a glut of professionals falsely claiming expertise in "architecture." And the real architects are...

Civil
Aug 2 2018
Alberta Roadbuilders Take Province to Court

A group of five Alberta roadbuilders say the province has forced its hand following a “costly and potentially illegal” government decision to transfer more than $500...

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Commercial
Jan 19 2018
West Kelowna Construction is Booming

It was a record high year in West Kelowna in 2017 for construction activity with building permits adding up to more than $131 million.

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Business
Jan 4 2018
BC looking for Input on Proposed Building Code Changes

Provincial policymakers in British Columbia are seeking public input on proposed changes to be included in the next edition of the province’s building, plumbing, and fire...

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