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B.C. budget big on social and health care spending

B.C. budget big on social and health care spending

Budget has no new taxes, $13 billion in new spending and $9.7 billion deficit

Highlights of the B.C. budget, which includes billions in pandemic recovery spending

VICTORIA — Highlights of the British Columbia budget presented Tuesday: — $26.4 billion capital plan over three years to build hospitals, schools, transit and roads while creating 85,000 jobs.
B.C. budget extends business support programs

B.C. budget extends business support programs

Budget lacking in its vision for a competitive, post-pandemic economy: GVBOT
B.C. forecasts smaller deficits, slow recovery over next three years

B.C. forecasts smaller deficits, slow recovery over next three years

Real GDP won’t return to pre-pandemic levels until 2022, according to the Ministry of Finance
Canada-born actor Jim Carrey filming movie in Metro Vancouver this week (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Canada-born actor Jim Carrey filming movie in Metro Vancouver this week (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The movie set "looks like a military invasion with helicopter and tanks included!"
Flames destroy unfinished condo in Langley, B.C., force nearby residents to evacuate

Flames destroy unfinished condo in Langley, B.C., force nearby residents to evacuate

LANGLEY, B.C. — A huge fire has destroyed two six-storey condominium towers under construction in Langley, B.C. The fire broke out around 9:30 p.m.
Police say 20-year-old targeted in deadly shooting in Coquitlam, B.C.

Police say 20-year-old targeted in deadly shooting in Coquitlam, B.C.

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Homicide detectives say a 20-year-old man was shot to death Monday evening in Coquitlam, B.C. Sgt.
Updated: Christy Clark says casino oversight was seldom on her radar as premier

Updated: Christy Clark says casino oversight was seldom on her radar as premier

“Never did we say revenue considerations would come before stopping criminal activity,” former premier tells Cullen inquiry into money laundering.
'We are going to survive this closure': Customers pitch in over $21k to save Vancouver restaurant

'We are going to survive this closure': Customers pitch in over $21k to save Vancouver restaurant

"This has brought us to the edge," said one of the owners earlier this month, when the ban on indoor dining in B.C. went into effect
B.C. NDP introduces bill to give workers paid time off to get COVID-19 vaccine

B.C. NDP introduces bill to give workers paid time off to get COVID-19 vaccine

Labour Minister Harry Bains says the government consulted with the business community, labour organizations, workers and others on changes to the Employment Standards Act.