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B.C. braces for new U.S. lumber trade action

Notice of American litigation follows expiry of last Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement in October

Trump election casts shadow on softwood lumber trade

Donald Trump's crusade against NAFTA could embolden the U.S. Lumber Coalition to renew its battle against B.C. lumber exports

B.C. Liberal delegates back ride sharing

B.C. Liberal Party members say Metro Vancouver is the last major city in North America to keep Uber out

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          B.C. works to track mobile data spread

          With 12,000 fast-evolving mobile devices, the B.C. government needs strict security, Auditor General Carol Bellringer says

          U.S. lumber trade faces uncertain future

          U.S. industry free to file formal complaints against B.C. wood products as of today, Canadian producers look to China and Japan

          B.C. aiming to improve tenant protection

          Housing Minister Rich Coleman says solution to rent increase loophole will take time, NDP's John Horgan wants action now

          B.C. mine cleanup marks deal with Alaska

          B.C. takes over Tulsequah Chief cleanup, agreement signed to protect Taku, Unuk, Alsek and Stikine Rivers

          Computer system cost control needed: auditor

          Auditor General Carol Bellringer says big computer upgrades are a problem the world over, not just at ICBC and the B.C. health ministry

          Central Coast ferry service to be upgraded

          New vessel would replace MV Nimpkish on Bella Bella-Bella Coola run, provide 'high end' service to Great Bear Rainforest

          B.C. plots strategy for wood products exports

          Sales to China decline as Canada-US softwood lumber talks near deadline for possible US trade action

          Libs looking at foreign workers for liquefied gas projects

          Federal labour minister advised to allow temporary foreign workers as a backup to Canadians as B.C. aims to build LNG plants

          Lumber exports shift to U.S. as China sales slump

          Asian demand for B.C. wood products peaked in 2013, analyst says China sales on pace for 50 per cent drop

          More discounts coming as BC Ferries traffic rises

          Vehicle traffic up 5% with no net fare increase and discounts offered for vehicles pulling boats and travel trailers

          B.C. approves Valemount glacier resort plan

          Designer of Kicking Horse and Jumbo resorts gets approval to proceed with $175 million project east of Prince George

          Banks Island miners face 18 pollution charges

          Gold mine near Prince Rupert shut down last summer for permit violations, owners charged for failing to report spill

          Aerial mineral survey gets underway

          Geoscience BC starts its largest ever aerial survey to detect magnetic materials via local disturbances in Earth's magnetic field

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          Business pushing back on CPP expansion

          B.C. stands in the way of Justin Trudeau government's plan to hike Canada Pension Plan contributions, but likely not for long

          Brides, bands allowed back on farmland

          No permit required for weddings, festivals on farms if fewer than 150 people attend, says Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick

          BC Hydro rates rise as demand slows

          Four per cent rate hike already in effect, more to come as BC Hydro looks for savings to offset slow industrial demand

          U.S. Senators ‘inaccurate’ on lumber claim: Premiers

          Premier Christy Clark protests to Prime minister Justin Trudeau about latest claims of softwood subsidy