BIV staff

What are we reading? January 28, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Kirk LaPointe, publisher and editor-in-chief:  We are working from home more than ever...

What are we reading? January 21, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Jeremy Hainsworth, reporter: Hitler: A Life by Peter Longerich. A weighty volume on a...

What are we reading? January 14, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Kirk LaPointe, publisher and editor-in-chief: Historian Jill Lepore explores how work...

What are we reading? January 7, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: A wave of climate denial mixed with...

Great Canadian Gaming merger approved by BC Supreme Court

The BC Supreme court has approved an acquisition of Great Canadian Gaming Corp. (TSX:GC) by Raptor Acquisition Corp., an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE:APO). Raptor will purchase...

What are we reading? December 23, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Kirk LaPointe, publisher and editor-in-chief: What is death? This wonderfully written...

What are we reading? December 17, 2020

Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: Vancouver writer Kate Black explores the pandemic-driven collision of work and life, and how it can sour us on the look and feel of our homes. “At best, a...

What are we reading? December 10, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor:  A Canadian family of four can expect to pay...

What are we reading? December 3, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor:   Rich and getting richer by the minute: 2020 has...

Home insurance claims fall 10% in B.C., saving industry $147m

Home insurance claims in B.C. are on the downward trend for 2020. Data released December 1 from insurance comparison website HelloSafe (Safe Inc.) estimates claims dropping 10.32% this year when...