The New Democrat government in British Columbia started the spring legislative session promising more affordable homes for vulnerable people, but ended the sitting on Thursday, May 11, 2023, amid turmoil over its public housing agency.
The visit of Germany's president to Metro Vancouver creates a "rare" opportunity for Canadian businesses to speak directly with a key trade partner's leadership, says a top B.C. executive who hosted the foreign dignitary.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has dismissed criticism that this week's federal budget lacks measures to address Canada’s housing crisis, saying last year’s budget featured a $10-billion plan that is still being spent.
British Columbia Premier David Eby says he is "very troubled" by allegations of Chinese interference in Vancouver's municipal elections last year and has asked Canada's intelligence agency for a briefing.
Justice Minister David Lametti is preparing to face off with his provincial counterparts in Ottawa on Friday on whether to reform Canada's bail system, as premiers, federal Conservatives and law enforcement leaders demand more restrictions.