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Taxpayers paid $8m to keep St. Paul’s Hospital land buy off provincial books

$156.7m property vacant as NDP mulled business plan, spends billions on other hospitals

MDA promises Canadian jobs push for warship work

Vancouver-based aerospace firm expects to hire 200 to work on electronics systems

SNC-Lavalin scandal holds fast to timeless political formula

Political scandals – usually about money, sometimes about sex – have their own laws of physics. Their pathologies rarely deviate. In the case of l’affaire SNC-Lavalin, what we are witnessing is...

St. Paul’s Hospital $1.9-billion replacement gets go-ahead

Phased project to include multiple care units, high-tech care

NDP commits billions for hospitals in contentious ridings

$56.7m hospital-designated land has sat vacant in Vancouver awaiting government approvals

B.C. software firm Talemetry acquired in US$200m, multi-company deal

Four companies included in deal that creates larger parent focused on recruitment

Record year for Western Forest Products

Despite coughing up more than $43 million in softwood lumber duties, Western Forest Products managed to realize a profit of nearly $70 million in 2018. According to financial statements, the...

NDP MLA Ravi Kahlon clashes with Liberals over conflict allegation

B.C.’s conflict commissioner has been asked to get involved and rule on a perceived conflict of interest involving Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon. The opposition Liberals today said they’ve sent a...

What are we reading? February 14, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web. Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: An exceptionally illustrated and exhaustive look at a...

Government to write $1 billion off BC Hydro’s books

Program for small-scale renewable energy projects to be scrapped

Canada and China don’t need to be friends

In May 2018 I went to Shanghai with the Toronto Board of Trade. The purpose of the trip was to connect Canadian businesses with Chinese buyers. We also met with the Canada/China Chamber of Commerce....

Vancouver’s Telus cautions against Huawei 5G ban

Telecom firm says a ban on the Chinese tech giant could boost costs of 5G deployment without compensation from Ottawa