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Sizable federal grant will contribute to eartquake, tsunami research

January 9th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

It was announced yesterday by federal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan that Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), which is located at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, will be awarded an investment of $46.6 million over five years.

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ICBC hotline seeing massive call increases

January 8th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

This winter has not been kind to British Columbia. The province has experienced rougher-than-normal conditions for what its population is used to and many residents have not taken it very well—especially in Vancouver. 

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Canada named 2017's top travel destination by New York Times

January 5th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

The New York Times decided to give Canada a little gift for its 150th birthday: travel buzz.

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2016 broke record for insurable damage in Canada

January 5th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

The year 2016 will go down in infamy for a number of reasons. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that 2016 broke the record for insurable damage in Canada thanks to a horrific mixture of severe weather incidents and natural catastrophes.

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First returns from new measures show drop in Vancouver home sales

January 3rd, 2017  |  Canadian Business

It's been quite the roller coaster ride recently for the Vancouver housing market. With various factors such as low supply and foreign speculation driving up property values, the British Columbia provincial government took matters into its own hands in 2016.

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