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BCREA: March 2023 Canadian Inflation Report

BRITISH COLUMBIA – The British Columbia Real Estate Association released a report stating that Canadian prices, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), rose 4.3 per cent on a year-over-year...

Digital Permitting Introduced For Homebuilders

BRITISH COLUMBIA – In an attempt to speed up the homebuilding process, the province has invested in digital permitting to make the process for the construction industry that is aimed at making the...

BCREA: Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The Bank of Canada maintained its overnight rate at 4.5 per cent this morning. In the statement accompanying the decision the Bank noted that demand in Canada still exceeds supply...

EV Charging Expansion Puts BC in the Lead

BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Province has released $26-million in funding for public charging stations giving BC the lead in embracing zero-emission vehicles in Canada. The Province’s newly released...

TLA: A Hollow Paradigm Shift?

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Over the last few months, the BC forest sector has increasingly been the beneficiary of broad proclamations by many who work outside of the sector about an upcoming "paradigm...

Canadian Employment Rose Slightly in March

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The March 2023 BC Real Estate Association employment report showed Canadian employment rose slightly to 20.08 million in March, up by 35,000 (0.2 per cent). The Canadian...

Rogers Closes Merger with Shaw

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Rogers Communications Inc. has completed its historic merger with Shaw Communications Inc. “This is a momentous day for our customers, who will benefit from the latest services...

BC Construction Month Kicks off with Awards

BRITISH COLUMBIA – BC is breaking ground on its 6th Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Month by recognizing excellence across the industry in three areas of priority: public sector procurement,...

BCREA: January 2022 Canadian GDP

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian real GDP jumped 0.5 per cent in January, falling a 0.1 per cent contraction in December. The rise in GDP was spread across both goods-producing industries (+0.4 per cent)...