Albert Van Santvoort

Overdose deaths hit new records during dual public health emergencies

While many have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, British Columbia has been dealing with a second public health emergency: overdose deaths.  B.C. now has a record of six straight months with...

Biggest Surrey-based businesses hit employment high

Growth at Surrey’s biggest companies has continued to snowball, with businesses hitting their highest employment levels in at least five years and reaching an average of 2,882.4 employees in 2020,...

Green Party leader calls early election irresponsible and unnecessary

Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau did not mince words in her opening press conference for the 2020 provincial election. She questioned whether British Columbians could trust the word of John...

Henry announces new, B.C.-made COVID test alternative to nasal swab

Henry thanked B.C. scientists, post-secondary institutions and businesses for their collaborative efforts developing the test and making it accessible to B.C. students

Pandemic brings new investment strategy

Investors are like everyone else in the new pandemic economy: they need informed insight to help them find their way in unprecedented times. Graham Priest, investment adviser at BlueShore Financial,...

Median number of financial planners hits five-year low

Average number of financial planners at top B.C. firms has dropped 13.6% since 2019

Anticipating growth key to publisher’s success

Victoria-based digital publisher Assembly Technologies Inc. is the fastest-growing company in the province, increasing its revenue 66,732.3% to $26.5 million in 2019 from $39,670 in 2015. That’s an...

Biden-Harris tax changes could be good news for Canada

Experts see stability, normalcy, increased tax advantage in White House administration change

Freeland named finance minister

Chrystia Freeland is Canada's first female finance minister