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Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deep-sea research

Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deep-sea research

VANCOUVER — The federal government is investing more than $46 million over the next five years to see what’s under Canada’s oceans and then protect it.
Rob Shaw: Expect Eby to double down on priorities in throne speech Monday

Rob Shaw: Expect Eby to double down on priorities in throne speech Monday

Premier David Eby has been sprinting through his first three months in office, checking off items from his 100-day action plan with increasing frequency.
Canadian dollar's outlook for 2023 uncertain as interest rate hikes wane: experts

Canadian dollar's outlook for 2023 uncertain as interest rate hikes wane: experts

Experts say the outlook for the loonie in 2023 largely depends on commodity prices, how the U.S. dollar fares, and whether central banks are successful in avoiding a major recession.
Uber relaunches ride share option in Vancouver

Uber relaunches ride share option in Vancouver

Uber Technologies Inc. says it is bringing its shared rides offering back to Canada with a new name. The ride-hailing giant says Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver will get access to UberX Share later this week.
Gloomy economic outlook, elevated mortgages drag down 2023 B.C. housing market: BCREA

Gloomy economic outlook, elevated mortgages drag down 2023 B.C. housing market: BCREA

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Real Estate Association says the chill across the province's property sector will drag on through this year, but it calls for a strong rebound in 2024.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bank of Canada Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem will give a speech in Quebec City on monetary policy on Tuesday and hold a news conference.
Top business stories of the week (Jan. 30 - Feb.3)

Top business stories of the week (Jan. 30 - Feb.3)

The biggest stories on the Bizwire we've been following this past week
Study charts ‘shocking’ declines in chum salmon

Study charts ‘shocking’ declines in chum salmon

Central coast chum abundance declined 90 per cent since 1960, new study finds
Airlines ask Supreme Court to hear case on passenger bill of rights

Airlines ask Supreme Court to hear case on passenger bill of rights

OTTAWA — A group of airlines is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear their case after a lower court largely upheld the validity of Canada's air passenger bill of rights. Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc.
Investors made up 20 to 30% of homeowners in some provinces: Statistics Canada

Investors made up 20 to 30% of homeowners in some provinces: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA — New Statistics Canada data shows investors made up almost one third of homeowners in some provinces in 2020. The data agency says investors made up 31.