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Somewhere on the road to political correctness, we lost Christmas

This article was originally posted in 2016 as part of Business in Vancouver's Year in Review special edition. In 1974, I recall my sisters returning from school in tears after a Christmas break,...

Massey mire shows government removed from reality

If the BC NDP government were a football team, it would punt on second down. Policy after policy, study after study, to wit in its short history: Ride hailing. Mobility pricing. Money laundering....

Airbnb scofflaws continue to flout Vancouver regulations

Multiple listings per licence proliferating despite limits on short-term rentals

Parking management firms faced with lots of parking-fine laggards

A vehicle can elicit a wide range of positive emotions. We can experience the joy of turning into a street at the exact moment a parked car is leaving. There is also the elation of noticing that the...

Part-time hiring drives B.C.’s November job gains

B.C.’s labour market remained on the upswing in November as employment surged by 15,900 persons or 0.6% from October to 2.53 million. This compared favourably with a 0.5% increase for the country....

Mining innovation helps lead B.C.’s economy into high-tech future

B.C.’s mining industry is an essential part of the economic and social foundation of the province. A vibrant, competitive, growing industry provides benefits to British Columbians in all corners of...

Insider trading: December 18, 2018

The following is a list of stock trades made by corporate executives, directors and other company insiders of B.C.’s public companies filed in the week ended December 13, 2018. The information comes...

Who's getting sued: December 18, 2018

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have yet to be proven in court.

Newsmaker of 2018: Carbon

Trudeau’s big pipeline problem: trying to be a climate change leader while developing the country’s fossil fuel industry

Miniso alleges fraud as it seeks to put Canadian division into bankruptcy

Chinese dollar-store chain had planned to have 500 Canadian stores by 2021

Lens and Shutter stores close

Venerable photography chain grew out of a student venture at UBC in 1969