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Insider trading: August 15, 2022

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 August 3, 2022. The information comes...

Who's getting sued: August 15, 2022

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have not been tested or proven in court.

Extinction Rebellion spawns another splinter group planning to block streets

Different name, same face. The Vancouver chapter of Extinction Rebellion has spawned another protest sub-brand that threatens to disrupt traffic Monday for an anti-shale gas march from Vancouver...

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...