Port of Vancouver falls into ‘distress’ as BC floods railroads and freeways

Port of Vancouver falls into ‘distress’ as BC floods railroads and freeways

Ship-to-Shore cranes unload ship containers from an anchored container ship at Global Container Terminals Deltaport on November 19 in Delta, BC.Alia Youssef / The Globe and Mail Extreme weather in British Columbia has exacerbated a bottleneck of cargo ships, holding back consumer goods arriving from Asia and delaying the export of bulk goods from the … Read more

Provinces are taking issue with Ottawa’s proposed transfer of mental health

Provinces are taking issue with Ottawa’s proposed transfer of mental health

Minister of Mental Health and Addiction and Associate Health Minister Carolyn Bennett at a press conference in Ottawa on 26 October.Justin Tang / The Canadian Press Although provincial governments are calling for more funding to strengthen their health systems in the wake of COVID-19, some are pushing back against a liberal election promise to offer … Read more

The mayor of Vancouver welcomes critics with campaign-style speeches

The mayor of Vancouver welcomes critics with campaign-style speeches

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says people who dislike him as mayor want to create a “Vancouver fortress” and “pull the drawbridge up” to shut newcomers out. But in a campaign-style speech to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade on Tuesday, the mayor said he is proud of how he has brought in a billion dollars … Read more

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