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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.

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.

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...

B.C. Building Act: Update
Business
Wednesday June 22 2016

B.C. Building Act: Update

The British Columbia Government has started to bring into force some of the key provisions of its new Building Act.

Buyers Flooding into Vancouver
Residential
Thursday May 5 2016

Buyers Flooding into Vancouver

Real estate agent Chuck Meagher is touring six Lower Mainland residents around Greater Victoria this week, kicking the tires on condos, single-family houses and a couple...

Residential Construction Booms in Greater Victoria
Residential
Thursday April 28 2016

Residential Construction Booms in Greater Victoria

Greater Victoria’s feverish pace of residential construction continued last month.

Vancouver City Contracts Awarded in Secret
Business
Thursday April 28 2016

Vancouver City Contracts Awarded in Secret

Vancouver city hall bureaucrats awarded 39 contracts worth nearly $95.5 million behind closed doors in 2015, according to the annual Procurement Report to city council.

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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