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BC’s New Liquor Laws Start Monday January 23

Victoria – An updated Liquor Control and Licencing Act and regulation come into force tomorrow, January 23, that will create new opportunities for businesses, increase convenience for consumers and enhance the Province’s commitment to social responsibility. Legislative Changes The Liquor Policy…




How Secure Are Kinder Morgan Jobs For BC Workers?

Fraser Valley – The BC and Yukon Territory Building Construction Trades Council, have new concerns about the promise that  British Columbians will receive first crack at construction jobs for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, now that the BC Provincial Government…



BC Grants Environmental Approval For Kinder Morgan Twinning

Victoria- – B.C. Environment Minister Mary Polak announced that Victoria has granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to twin their pipeline and triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta through the Fraser Valley and onto  Burnaby. Victoria…


Increased Threshold For BC Home Owners Grant

Fraser Valley – It’s Official. Finance Minister Mike de Jong says the BC Homeowners Grant is being increased from $1.2-million to $1.6-million, an increase of 33% from last year. And the irony…the NDP welcomes the news,although their first comment was…



Record Setting Year For Fraser Valley Real Estate

Surrey/Abbotsford/Mission(Fraser Valley Real Estate Board) – Fraser Valley real estate experienced the strongest year in its history in 2016, with record-setting numbers seen in both total MLS® transactions and overall dollar volume sold. The Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) processed…