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COVID infections in B.C. remain at elevated levels on Friday with 223 new cases

The number of new daily COVID-19 cases in B.C. remains elevated, with the total reaching 223 in the last 24 hours, provincial health officials said Friday afternoon. That figure – coming a day after...

Half of decided voters favour BC NDP ahead of election day: poll

Research Co. survey finds 50% of decided voters favour BC NDP

Former Australian PM blames China for strained trade relations

To restore business trust in China, Beijing must release detained Canadians, say western analysts

Court action aims to remove Vancouver city councillor from office

Green Party’s Michael Wiebe facing challenge from residents over conflict-of-interest case

2020 Halloween outlook: fireworks boom; costumes fizzle

Fireworks sales skyrocket as ban looms in Vancouver and pandemic hits costume retailers hard

Politicians exploiting the pandemic’s free pass to free spending

The pandemic has given our politicians a joyride, a field day, a licence, a leash with no tug. They can furrow their brows and proclaim stress all they want and point to the unprecedented challenge...

How B.C. election results may play out after an uncertain Saturday

Surge in mail-in voting could leave results unclear for weeks after election night

B.C. workers still at risk: mental health group

Association seeks $2b commitment to help employees during pandemic

Vancouver council approves free year-round parking for veterans

Trial to begin next month with parking meters and potentially at civic facilities

Titmouse Vancouver animators become first in Canada to unionize

What happened: Vancouver workers become first in Canada to unionize at an animation studio Why it matters: The animation sector has been criticized for working conditions on previous projects,...

BBTV prices shares at $16 each for $172m IPO

What happened: BBTV reveals share price for upcoming initial public offer Why it matters: The IPO is aimed at giving the company greater control of Vancouver’s BroadbandTV BBTV Holdings Inc. — the...

Human rights case highlights the danger of hasty terminations

In a BC Human Rights Tribunal case from earlier this year, the complainant, Rachel Benton, was hired to work as an administrative assistant for the respondent, Richmond Plastics Ltd., which was a...