Albert Van Santvoort

BC NDP promise ICBC rebate cheque

Cheques will return any profit made by ICBC during the COVID-19 pandemic

Horgan and Wilkinson announce duelling senior care plans

BC NDP leader John Horgan and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson both announced their Seniors plan on Sunday. From Courtenay-Comox, in front of a homecare facility under construction, Horgan said...

NDP commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

BC NDP leader John Horgan announced his party’s commitment to ensure net-zero emissions by 2050 after touring the facilities of Carbon Engineering, a Squamish based clean technology company focused...

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