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Mismanaged real estate deals land B.C. lawyer two-month suspension

Surrey lawyer Serf Grewal must be supervised in handling any future trust accounts, a BC Law Society panel has ruled.

B.C. government workers ready to strike on Monday

The union representing 33,000 B.C. government workers has served 72-hour strike notice on the provincial government. An announcement from the B.C. General Employees’ Union at 4:30 p.m. Friday said...

B.C. couple still owes $19M despite bankruptcy, appeal court rules

Thalbinder Singh Poonian and Shailu Poonian had appealed a B.C. Supreme Court decision stating penalties stemming from fraud can't be discharged in bankruptcy proceedings.

Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Canada to require proof of vaccination on cruises, unlike Europe, U.S.

Feast at the first-ever BC Dumpling Festival on Aug. 13 in Coquitlam

Inaugural BC Dumpling Festival stems from racist attack at Town Centre Park in Coquitlam last spring

Survey: Measuring the integration of metrification across the country

The 1970s were a time of change in Canada, not just politically and sociologically but also in the way we measured things. The process of metrification took more than a decade and ultimately saw...

'The future of science in Canada is at risk': Researchers call for pay raise

OTTAWA — In a University of Ottawa lab, Sarah Laframboise is hoping to advance cancer research by studying a gene that causes the disease in humans. Her research works with a "model organism": tiny...

Telus wants to charge credit card surcharge as restriction on practice set to lift

OTTAWA — Telus Corp. is trying to add a 1.5 per cent processing fee for customers who use a credit card after a class action settlement cleared the way for merchants to add the surcharge starting...

Has B.C. already reached peak inflation?

Data shows inflation on West Coast easing ahead of rest of nation

Canadian Tire faces higher inventory levels after late spring, more goods in transit

Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is facing higher than usual inventory levels after a late start to warm weather sales combines with early shipments of fall and winter products. The company had an additional...