VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has lashed out at the United States, saying it’s trying to impose its own federal purchasing provisions on the construction of a ferry terminal in Canada.
Despite more people still choosing email over snail mail, the Canada Post Group of Companies says it’s on track to earn a profit this year despite an earlier forecast for a multimillion-dollar loss.
VICTORIA — Three proposed multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas projects in northern B.C. have been awarded the environmental green light by the provincial government.
The ministries of Environment and Natural Gas Development now have environmental assessment certificates for two pipelines and one export facility.
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Construction of the Prince Rupert ferry terminal on British Columbia’s West Coast has become tangled in Buy America provisions, meaning the facility that sits on Canadian Crown land must be built with U.S. iron and steel.
TORONTO — A private plasma clinic in Toronto says it is cancelling plans to open seven other locations in Ontario but will try to keep operating despite the province’s proposed ban on payments to people for their blood and blood plasma.
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Four months after a torrent of mine water and waste gushed into two south-central British Columbia lakes, the province says the mine’s owner is only at the forefront of a clean-up that is expected to take years.
DETROIT — Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.
The Japanese automaker, in statements issued Monday, also said it became aware of the omissions in 2011, yet it took about three years to take action.
The country’s No. 3 beer brand said the horses will not play a role in its traditional advertising for the season, although the company added later Monday that they will be featured in spots promoting responsible drinking. Anheuser-Busch InBev also said the Clydesdales will return to be part of its upcoming Super Bowl ads.
WASHINGTON — Package labels on fresh cuts of meat that identify where animals were born, raised and slaughtered face an uncertain future after successful trade challenges from Canada and Mexico.
OAKLAND, Calif.—Cat lovers in northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland.
Cat Town Cafe is giving dozens of visitors a chance to mingle with furry friends while sipping coffee and nibbling on cat-themed cookies.
The cafe opened last month and has been full since opening day.