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Jan 10, 2018
Enter the Golden Triangle

BCBusiness + Manning Elliott LLP Most likely one of the topics of discussion at the January 22-25 Association for Mineral Exploration Roundup 2018 (in which Manning Elliott will be participating) will be what is known in B.C. mining circles as ‘the...

Jan 9, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of January 1 to 7
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jan 9, 2018
More than 3,000 first-time homebuyers apply for B.C. government loan
Felicity Stone

In January 2017, the government of B.C. started offering 25-year loans for first-time homebuyers applying for mortgages. The B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity (HOME) Partnership program will meet the buyer’s contribution up to 5 percent of the home’s purchase...

Jan 8, 2018
Dramatic rise in Canadian employment may affect interest rates
By the Editors

Canadian employment surged by 78,600 in December, defying general expectations that the economy would add just 2,000 jobs, according to a recent Global Research report by HSBC Global Securities Inc. Many of the positions were part-time (54,900), and most of the increase...

Jan 8, 2018
Canadian airline sued over treatment of passengers
By the Editors

Air Passenger Rights, a Canadian advocacy organization based in Halifax, has filed a lawsuit against Montreal-based Air Transat and the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA). In July 2017, passengers were kept aboard two Air Transat flights that had been diverted due...

Jan 5, 2018
Canada’s luxury real estate hot spots in 2018
By the Editors

Luxury global real estate firm Engel & Völkers has released a report on market trends and predictions for four Canadian cities—Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary—and two Quebec ski resorts: Mont-Tremblant and Bromont. In the first three quarters of 2017, the highest asking...

Jan 5, 2018
Why Canada’s economy is set to slide
By the Editors

In the third quarter of 2017, Canada’s economic growth slowed to 1.7 per cent (quarterly annualized) from an average pace of 4 per cent in the first half of the year. This is a sign that the economy will expand...

Jan 4, 2018
Big Fat Deal: $38 million to prove you are truly the condo king
Fiona Morrow

Address: PH02-1011 West Cordova Street, Coal Harbour Price: $38,000,000 MLS: R2229814 The skinny: Four-bedroom, five-bathroom, 6,654-square-foot condo in the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver. The bling: Going up in the world? Like being on top? Then this could be the condo for you, my...

Jan 2, 2018
5 most popular Canadian biz books from the week of December 25 to 31
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jan 2, 2018
High housing prices have Vancouverites mulling exit
Melissa Edwards

Once next year’s 4 per cent allowable rent hike takes effect in B.C. (and renovictions and lease renewals push average rents even higher), help-wanted signs will grow dustier as street-level businesses chase the increasingly rare soul who can afford to...

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