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BC Liberals Propose Immediate Gas Price Relief Options

Amid skyrocketing gas prices and rising unaffordability — and following Premier John Horgan’s repeated promises of relief measures dating back to 2018 — the BC Liberals are calling on the NDP government to immediately take three key actions to address out of control gas prices.

Construction Regulation Regime Misses Mark: ICBA

New measures to address Canada’s labour shortage

As Canada continues to recover from the pandemic, employers are actively looking to fill hundreds of thousands of vacant positions in all sectors across the country. Immigration is more important than ever to fuel Canada’s economy, as our strong economic growth is now outpacing our ability to find and keep workers. Canada is a top destination for global talent. We need to use this fact to ensure that businesses and employers have access to the skilled workers they need to grow and succeed.  

Understanding The Instant Pleasure Industry – All Rise To The Pleasure

The Instant Pleasure Industry refers to providing products or services designed to give consumers an instant neurochemical reward. One only needs to look at the internet and app stores overflowing with instant pleasure offers, such as consumable content and goods. But there are many other pleasures such as unhealthy junk and processed food, gambling, needless shopping, overconsumption of alcohol, tobacco, and more serious drugs as people crave that “dopamine high.”

Despite Opposition From Activists, B.C. Parents Value Standardized Tests

Choosing a child’s school to fit their unique educational needs can be one of the most important decisions a parent can make. School performance data, which is transparent and unambiguous for parents, can help support this decision. Because children are not one-size-fits all, parents want to know how their child is doing in the classroom.

Joint Statement Issued At Conclusion Of The 5th India-Canada Ministerial Dialogue On Trade & Investment

India and Canada held the fifth Ministerial Dialogue on Trade & Investment (MDTI) in New Delhi on March 11, 2022. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, Government of Canada and Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food, and Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal, co-chaired the MDTI. The Ministers underlined the robust trade and economic relationship between India and Canada and resolved to further strengthen the bilateral ties and economic partnership. 

Canadians Struggle With Soaring Costs As The Liberal Government Stands By

Today, NDP Finance Critic, Daniel Blaikie, and NDP Whip, Rachel Blaney, called on the Liberal government to help Canadians feeling crushed by the rising cost of housing and groceries. With inflation now over five per cent, Canadians’ wages rose by just 2.4 per cent. Earlier this week, the Bank of Canada raised the interest rate, and families who were already struggling to get ahead will be forced to pay even more interest while banks continue to make huge profits.