Times Colonist

Gregory Martel, B.C. company no longer allowed to act as mortgage brokers

The B.C. Financial Services Authority said investigators obtained evidence indicating Martel and Shop Your Own Mortgage had conducted business 'in a manner prejudicial to the public interest'

Care homes say agencies lure away nurses with higher pay

'Workers will leave their employer and work for several care homes on an ad hoc basis, or a care home will be forced to hire that same worker back at a much-higher rate'

B.C. biosolids could be headed to Richmond plant, Nanaimo quarry

LaFarge Canada says it may be ready to resume taking biosolids as fuel for its cement manufacturing facility in Richmond, while a new site has turned up at an old quarry near Nanaimo

Environmental group questions B.C. quarry operator sale

Coast Mountain Resources — the company that has been operating the quarry — has been sold to California-based Granite

Uber set to roll out service in Victoria next week

The company sent out hundreds of emails Monday to drivers who have expressed interest in driving for Uber

Work awarded for B.C. Ferries' fleet maintenance unit overhaul

Contract value is commercially sensitive and is not being disclosed, B.C. Ferries says

Martel investors may have long wait to find out if they'll recover money

The receiver has indicated there could be more than 1,205 investors

B.C. shipyards interested in $2.5B in funding to construct small coast guard vessels

Point Hope Maritime specializes in ship repair and maintenance, but it said Thursday it plans to 'explore this opportunity in more detail'

Victoria film industry faces slower season amid Hollywood labour action

There will be no new scripts from L.A. or anywhere else in the U.S. until the labour dispute between the Writers Guild and Hollywood is resolved

Finding missing millions: Martel given deadline to co-operate with receiver

Judge made it clear Wednesday that she has had enough of Martel’s lack of co-operation in the effort to find millions of dollars of clients’ money