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B.C. imposes $575 fines for non-essential travel

Even travel between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island or the Okanagan subject to extraordinary measures, including hefty fines Elana Shepert Western InvestorApril 23, 2021 B.C. Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth told reporters in a press briefing Friday (April 23) that a $575 fine will be issued to people who contravene sweeping new order restricting non-essential travel within the […]





Vancouverites lead B.C. recreational land search

Pandemic lockdowns accelerate rural property quest as urban upsides evaporate By Frank O’Brien | February 16, 2021, 12:00pm Six-acre, seven-cabin Eagan Lake Resort in the south Cariboo sold in 2020 for $1.1 million | Submitted Evidence is mounting that more city dwellers want rural real estate. In the past eight months, more than 62,000 Vancouver residents searched […]





Gas producers push for $6B in B.C. investments

B.C. could overtake Alberta as the Canada’s No.1 natural gas producer as environmental measures produce a premium payback Nelson Bennett Business in Vancouver Western InvestorFebruary 2, 2021 Timothy Egan, president of the Canadian Gas Association, said his association has forwarded a list of 70 natural gas related projects, worth a total of $12 billion, to the federal […]




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