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Okanagan company gets green light for GMO non-browning apple

Okanagan company gets green light for GMO non-browning apple

Okanagan Specialty Fruits highlights benefits of bioengineered produce.
B.C. businesses want feds to fight inflation in next week's budget

B.C. businesses want feds to fight inflation in next week's budget

Businesses call for productivity commission, infrastructure spending and financial responsibility in upcoming budget.
For small businesses, can attracting older workers be the key to them surviving?

For small businesses, can attracting older workers be the key to them surviving?

As the Canadian labour market grapples with the retirement of baby boomers and Gen X, their exit will create a knowledge deficit in organizations
University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

University of B.C. to add 778 technology seats with $23 million from province

UBC — The University of British Columbia will add 778 more student spaces for technology-related programs over the next six years through a $23-million investment from the provincial government.
Delta cannabis growing starts using RNG

Delta cannabis growing starts using RNG

The direct replacement for natural gas uses state-of-the-art technologies
Tax filing changes 'raising the burden' on B.C. taxpayers

Tax filing changes 'raising the burden' on B.C. taxpayers

From the Forced Labour Act to electronic filing rules, individuals and businesses can expect more change and complexity when preparing returns.
Law Society of BC to be disbanded under new legislation

Law Society of BC to be disbanded under new legislation

The new law means, in theory, you will be able to have broader access to legal services at a more affordable rate than lawyers. One stakeholder suggests lawyers opposed to the move wish to perpetuate a system that 'does not work for so many people.'
Home prices expected to climb 4.9% in 2024 as sales rise last month: CREA

Home prices expected to climb 4.9% in 2024 as sales rise last month: CREA

The Canadian Real Estate Association says it's now expecting the national average home price to climb 4.9 per cent on an annual basis to $710,468, more than double the hike it had predicted at the start of 2024.
'Micro-weddings' at Vancouver city hall reach almost 600 since 2020

'Micro-weddings' at Vancouver city hall reach almost 600 since 2020

James Watson: "We picked an iconic venue, which is quite a nice place to get married."
What is Alzheimer's disease, and what are the symptoms and treatments for the condition?

What is Alzheimer's disease, and what are the symptoms and treatments for the condition?

The leading cause of dementia affects hundreds of thousands of Canadians each year. Here are the disease’s signs, stages, symptoms, treatments and more