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Submit an idea for Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge

Do you have an innovative idea that uses technology to improve the economy, environment or society? Then the Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge (ICSCC) wants to hear from you. The cities of Vancouver and Surrey, which are the two largest in B.C., are joining forces to submit an application to ICSCC, a Canada-wide competition encouraging […]

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Have your say regarding proposed Lansdowne Centre redevelopment

One of the most recognizable malls in Richmond, Lansdowne Centre, is due for a major overhaul. News of the potential upgrade has been swirling since 2015, following a conceptual area plan released by the City of Richmond showing a projected density of 31,000 residents living in the neighbourhood by 2041. Property owner Vanprop Investments approached […]

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Canadian jobless rate reaches 40-year low

In a spot of good news, Canada’s jobless rate has plunged to its lowest level in more than 40 years. Last month, Statistics Canada reported that employment has been steadily increasing for three consecutive months, with 79,000 jobs in December alone. At the same time, the unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 per cent — that’s the […]

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