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  • 27.05.2017 04:38

    VICTORIA – Green Leader Andrew Weaver says he’s very close to making a deal with either the Liberals and the New Democrats on forming a new minority government in British Columbia. He says negotiations between the parties have intensified sinc

  • 27.05.2017 03:26

    Here they go again. For the third straight year, it’s Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals. The 2016 champions versus the 2015 champions . The first “threematch” — rematch of a rematch — in league history. It’s the matchup

  • 27.05.2017 01:02

    TAORMINA, Italy – Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015. She also carried

  • 26.05.2017 22:06

    The election that won’t go away will have come to some kind of end by the time you read this. But what will persist, regardless of the eventual deals and coalitions, is the painful stretch between a high-carbon and low-carbon economy for B.C. that split so many votes and ridings. All the parties are committed to a low-carbon future, up to a point. Defining that point will be job No. 1 for the next ...

  • 26.05.2017 22:02

    The legislation was tabled earlier this month and would prohibit large oil tankers between the Alaskan border and the north tip of Vancouver Island.

  • 26.05.2017 16:38

    YORKTON, Sask. – A report on the death of a search-and-rescue technician in a parachute training accident says the investigation is focusing on human factors, including training and emergency procedures. Master Cpl. Alfred Barr, who was a member of

  • 26.05.2017 16:38

    WASHINGTON – U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks business investment went nowhere for the second straight month. The Commerce Department said Friday that

  • 26.05.2017 16:02

    BEIJING, China – Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they’ve tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. d

  • 26.05.2017 12:26

    Seven stories in the news for Friday, May 26 ——— CONSERVATIVES SET TO ELECT A NEW LEADER The Conservative leadership race hits the finish line this weekend with the results of the vote expected Saturday night. The 13 candidates give their final speeches t

  • 26.05.2017 12:26

    OTTAWA – The 13 candidates vying to lead the federal Conservatives make their final pitches to party faithful today — at which point, the marathon leadership race will be all over but the crying for 12 of them. Indeed, it will likely be over even be

  • 26.05.2017 12:26

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby took a moment to arrange themselves in the correct order before they picked up the Prince of Wales Trophy together. They wanted to recapture the moment from last year’s Eastern Co

  • 26.05.2017 11:14

    DETROIT – In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales. Now they’re coming back to haunt the automaker. Lik

  • 26.05.2017 11:14

    BOZEMAN, Mont. – Greg Gianforte spent the day of his greatest political victory out of sight, avoiding questions about the assault charge filed against him on the eve of a congressional race that some cast as a referendum on Donald Trump’s pre

  • 26.05.2017 08:14

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. “Chang

  • 26.05.2017 02:50

    MINNEAPOLIS – Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated sex-

  • 26.05.2017 01:06

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) will not be deepening the Fraser River to accommodate large vessels, it announced today (May 25) in a news release. Commercial ships are increasing in size for both economic and environmental reasons, and the Fraser River’s ability to accommodate the height, depth and width of larger ships is limited. However, the VFPA said the river, along with existing marine ...

  • 26.05.2017 00:26

    EDMONTON – Another Albertan who lost a home in Fort McMurray has had a change of luck, winning a luxury condo and an Italian sports car in an Edmonton hospital fundraising lottery. Michael Marchand was shopping for flowers when a representative from

  • 26.05.2017 00:26

    VANCOUVER – The Greens will seek to avoid triggering another election in British Columbia after the final results left them in the historic position of holding the balance of power in a minority government. Press secretary Jillian Oliver says B.C. v

  • 25.05.2017 21:30

    On the latest show, BIV CFO Award winner Roger Bissoondatt discusses his journey to accounting, and his more than 15 years on the inside of B.C.’s liquor industry.  Recreational boating in B.C. is a growing $1.3-billion industry: Boating BC president Don Prittie looks at the industry’s economic impact.  A decade after the 2007-2008 banking crisis, how healthy is the global banking system? ...

  • 25.05.2017 21:26

    Three-time Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast. Raisman posted on Twitter on Wednesday that after a female Transportation Security Administrati

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