Emma Crawford Hampel

Canada grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 airplanes

Effective immediately, all commercial passenger Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft are prohibited from arriving into, leaving from or flying above Canadian airspace. The move comes three days after an...

Anthem Properties partners with Crestpoint to purchase Victoria’s Tillicum Centre for $110m

Vancouver’s Anthem Properties Group Ltd. has partnered with Toronto-based Crestpoint Real Estate Investments Ltd. to purchase Tillicum Centre from RioCan for $110 million, the companies announced...

Kirk Woodman, VP of White Rock-based Progress Minerals, found dead in Burkina Faso

Kirk Woodman, vice-president of exploration for White Rock-based Progress Minerals Inc., was abducted by unidentified individuals in Burkina Faso January 15 and has since been found dead. According...

ICBC interim rate hike approved by BCUC

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved ICBC’s request for a 6.3% interim rate increase, to go into effect April 1. The next step is a public review process. Members of the...

Canadian inflation slows as energy prices drop: StatsCan

Consumer prices in Canada increased 1.7% year-over-year in November, according to Statistics Canada data released December 19 This is the smallest 12-month increase since January, down from 2.4% in...

Sales down 43% for all home types across Metro Vancouver in November: REBGV

November home sales across Metro Vancouver were 34.7% below the 10-year average for the month, according to new Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver data released December 4. A total of 1,608...

Feds table back-to-work legislation for striking Canada Post workers

Meanwhile, CUPW accuses Canada Post of exaggerating mail backlog as a tactic to get government involved

Insurance group officers committed $47m investment fraud, alleges BCSC

The top officers of FS Financial Strategies Inc. and related companies in the FS Insurance group allegedly defrauded investors of $47 million between 2012 and 2017 by failing to tell them to fully...

New Surrey mayor, city council unanimously cancel LRT plans

Immediately after being sworn in to their new positions November 5, new Surrey mayor Doug McCallum and the city’s new councilors voted unanimously to cancel the planned Surrey-Newton-Guildford light...