Albert Van Santvoort

Acquisitions by foreign firms dominate top M&As

Deal to buy Clearwater Seafoods is an outlier among biggest 2021 transactions on BIV list

One-step unionization, card check, comes back to B.C.

Card check is coming to British Columbia, easing unionization efforts for workers by allowing a one-step unionization process. This afternoon B.C. Labour Minister Harry Bains announced B.C. would...

B.C.’s biggest real estate deals begin to bounce back

Average deal value grew 43.9 per cent in 2021 after steep drop in 2019

B.C.’s biggest mining M&As down from 2020 peak

After spiking by 114.5%, average deal value falls below 2019 levels

B.C.’s largest engineering firms grow through pandemic

Average number of professional engineers grew 19% over the past two years

Metro wastewater treatment plant back to Square 1

North Shore engineering project’s 10-year history fraught with delays, cost overruns

Software companies rebound from pandemic losses

Average employment at B.C.’s largest firms has peaked in 2022 after declining in 2021

Pandemic fails to slow city’s office space momentum

Metro Vancouver lease market is already tightening as demand returns

Manufacturers recover from 2021 employment decline

Average employment up 6.4% over past year in Metro Vancouver’s manufacturing sector

Special report: Innovations, initiatives for an overheated housing market

New ideas needed now to address Metro’s chronic affordability, availability challenges