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BC Chamber Of Commerce React To Federal Budget

VANCOUVER– While the BC Chamber welcomes some strategic investments in the new federal budget, it is calling for a focus on trade-enabling infrastructure, tax measures to support business growth, and a return to balanced budgets. “While we were pleased to…


2016 Federal Budget – Justin’s First Crack At It

Ottawa (The Canadian Press)  – Some highlights from the federal Liberal government’s 2016 budget .   OTTAWA – Some of the highlights of the federal budget tabled Tuesday by Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau: — A deficit of $29.4 billion…


Province To Clamp Down On Real Estate Shadow Flipping

Victoria (Media Release) – Premier Christy Clark has announced British Columbia is taking further action on realtor conduct, conflict of interest and housing affordability. In the coming weeks, government will put new rules in place to prevent the potentially predatory…



Google Android Coming Out Ahead Of Schedule

Silicon Valley – (CP/AP) Google is previewing the next version of its Android operating system two months ahead of schedule. It’s an effort to get the upgraded software on more mobile devices. The new rendition initially is being recommended only for…


Target Finishing Up Paperwork With Former Landlords

Fraser Valley (CP) – Target Canada is a step closer in its move to wind-up its Canadian operations.   The U-S retailer has reached an agreement with the landlords whose leases were terminated when the company closed the doors on its…



Chilliwack Home Sales Breaks February Record

Chilliwack – February may be the shortest month of the year, but this year it was record-breaking for home sales. With 283 home sales in Chilliwack and area, this represented a remarkable 42% increase in sales compared to February of…


Prep Work Starts On Vedder Bridge Replacement

Chilliwack – Preparation and site clearing work for the new Vedder Bridge in Chilliwack has begun. In 2015, before the Federal election, the triple partnership was announced to finance this project. The old mechano set of a bridge was built…