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Economy grew at 5.6% annual rate in first quarter of year, Statistics Canada says

Economy grew at 5.6% annual rate in first quarter of year, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy grew at an annual rate of 5.6 per cent in the first quarter of the year.
OPEC ups crude production as economies recover

OPEC ups crude production as economies recover

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The OPEC oil cartel and allied producing countries have confirmed their plans to return 2.
Natural resources minister says U.S. 'unwilling' to negotiate on softwood lumber

Natural resources minister says U.S. 'unwilling' to negotiate on softwood lumber

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan says Canada is trying to reach a new deal with the United States over softwood lumber, but it's the Americans who are "not willing to reach an agreement.
Julie Ziebart joins BC Chamber

Julie Ziebart joins BC Chamber

Julie Ziebart of Fort St. John has been appointed as a director representing northeast B.C. on the BC Chamber of Commerce.
Finance Department says preliminary deficit of $314 billion for last fiscal year

Finance Department says preliminary deficit of $314 billion for last fiscal year

OTTAWA — The federal government says its preliminary deficit for the last fiscal year was $314 billion, an unprecedented figure caused by an equally unprecedented economic shock.
Seven new mines, expansions in the queue in BC

Seven new mines, expansions in the queue in BC

Streamline regulations or miss the bonanza, mining association president warns
Casinos getting ready for safe reopening: BCLC

Casinos getting ready for safe reopening: BCLC

Gamblers can expect to see changes at game tables and slot machines when casinos reopen this summer, the BCLC says.
Gas meter exchange program begins

Gas meter exchange program begins

Pacific Northern Gas says its annual meter exchange program is now underway
B.C. ministers to speak at Northern Resources Conference

B.C. ministers to speak at Northern Resources Conference

Bruce Ralston, Ravi Kahlon will speak on economic impacts, job opportunities, and sustainability of LNG
Suncor Energy adopts a net-zero-by-2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

Suncor Energy adopts a net-zero-by-2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it is now committed to a net-zero-by-2050 carbon emissions target.