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5G-powered smart campus goes live at UBC

Partnership aims to fund academic research in 5G applications and applied sciences

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Canopy Growth teams up with Drake on new cannabis venture
Boeing CEO apologizes to crash victims' families
Fast-food chains launch grocery store versions of menu items
Surrey's Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair Interview

Regulator takes action against two B.C. cryptocurrency platforms

At issue are the Nanaimo-based ezBtc.ca and the Vancouver-based Einstein Exchange

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Search engine giant stepping back into wearables with Fitbit’s 28 million active users

Gas pipeline work camp blocked from temporary northwest B.C. site

Farmland used for three years would improve land, Vanderhoof Airport

Don’t throw out Halloween candy wrappers, take them to London Drugs

London Drugs will recycle candy wrappers as part of Other Flexible Plastic Packaging program

B.C. cranberry crop down 50%, according to Langley farmer

The local farmer attributes the downfall to milder winters

B.C. government adds to latest greenhouse gas emission targets

George Heyman wants sector-specific targets, reporting

It’s still OK to put gravel on your driveway, rural B.C. farmers told

Lana Popham says women’s addiction facility still has to move

Bank of Canada holds interest rate, warns economy’s resilience to be ‘tested’

Governor Stephen Poloz’s team is warning that the resilience of Canada’s economy will be increasingly tested

Chinese firm proposes LNG processing plant near Terrace

Project to be located within the Skeena Industrial Development Park near airport

Saving for a down payment on your first home takes a careful plan

Financial consumer agency says minimum is 5% of purchase price if you plan to spend $500,000 or less

Langley job fair showcases career, education choices

Black Press’s next Extreme Education and Career Fair is in Langley on Nov. 14

  • Oct 29, 2019

Some 3,000 CN Rail unionized workers threaten national strike

With 72 hours’ notice, the unionized workers could begin a strike on Nov. 19

Secondary home rules are killing family farms, B.C. protesters say

B.C. Liberals demand changes to NDP agriculture restrictions

CannTrust director John Kaden steps down from cannabis company’s board

CannTrust has been under fire since it disclosed that Health Canada had discovered illicit cultivation

New B.C. petrochemical industry player in the making

West Coast Olefins wants to add value to natural gas liquids

South Surrey-White Rock chamber seeks business award nominees

Gala awards evening set for February 2020

  • Oct 26, 2019

Chinese grocery chain Sungiven Foods plans to open 18 stores in Lower Mainland

Company to open its first Canadian location in Vancouver in November