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B.C. maintains high credit score post budget

B.C. maintains high credit score post budget

DBRS Morningstar notes B.C.’s strong economic performance and budgeting ‘prudence’
Teck Resources reports nearly $1.49B Q4 profit compared with loss a year ago

Teck Resources reports nearly $1.49B Q4 profit compared with loss a year ago

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. reported a fourth-quarter profit attributable to shareholders of nearly $1.49 billion compared with a loss of $464 million a year earlier, helped by strong commodity prices. The miner says the profit amounted to $2.
Free COVID-test kits for people 70 and older as early as Friday; wider distribution as supply increases

Free COVID-test kits for people 70 and older as early as Friday; wider distribution as supply increases

New two-dose Novavax vaccine to be available in B.C. within 10 days, Dr. Bonnie Henry says, and supplies of treatments for those who test positive for COVID-19 have increased.
Royal B.C. Museum bracing for big drop in admission-fee revenue with third-floor galleries closed

Royal B.C. Museum bracing for big drop in admission-fee revenue with third-floor galleries closed

Third floor galleries closed for 'decolonization'
Court petitioned to stop termination of B.C. public servants who didn't comply with vaccine mandate

Court petitioned to stop termination of B.C. public servants who didn't comply with vaccine mandate

One of the four public servants was supposed to be fired but the process could take at least two weeks
Small West Coast First Nation fuels economic growth with clean energy

Small West Coast First Nation fuels economic growth with clean energy

The Klahoose Nation is charged up over a new clean energy project that both protects the environment and fuels economic development. A new micro-hydroelectric project at the Klahoose Wilderness Resort on B.C.
Free COVID-19 rapid tests to be made available in B.C. for 70 and up starting Friday

Free COVID-19 rapid tests to be made available in B.C. for 70 and up starting Friday

VICTORIA — Rapid tests, a new vaccine and antiviral pills will soon be available to British Columbia residents for more options to combat COVID-19 infections. Provincial health officer Dr.
British Columbia cabinet ministers in line for 10 per cent 'pay raise': Opposition

British Columbia cabinet ministers in line for 10 per cent 'pay raise': Opposition

VICTORIA — The Opposition B.C. Liberals say cabinet ministers stand to gain 10 per cent on their salaries that's normally withheld when the provincial government posts a deficit budget.
West Vancouver bracing for rising sea levels

West Vancouver bracing for rising sea levels

New policies proposed as climate change puts homes, infrastructure, and shoreline habitat at risk.
FIFA Women’s World Cup contract revealed after freedom of information fight

FIFA Women’s World Cup contract revealed after freedom of information fight

Newly released agreement for 2015 event called for total payments of up to $1.975 million to the B.C. Pavilion Corp.