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Statistics Canada releases a bong full of new cannabis data

Men consume cannabis more than women; 42% of cannabis consumers still buy at least some from the black market

Struggling Nisga’a community claims it was ‘devastated’ after builder failed to deliver tourist centre

The Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw (NVG) is suing modular building producer Westcoast Outbuildings Inc., its CEO, Geoff Baker, and its CFO, Laura-Lee Normandeau, claiming the community was...

Sober-minded Trudeau tale dodges dirt and sticks to the facts

The political book has been reshaped in the last quarter-century, for better and for worse, by the inner-working explorations of high-profile journalists like Bob Woodward and Michael Wolff. Their...

Books for beefing up business security

Vancouver Public Library picks point the way to understanding security threats to your company, and how to mitigate them

Technology sector bolsters province’s reputation for innovation

The message from the editor in Business in Vancouver’s 2019 BC Tech magazine (“Funding Cuts Represent Artificial Intelligence) described B.C.’s tech sector as “fragile and skittish.” In fact, the...

Scrap ride-hailing class 4 requirement: Okanagan mayors

Demand harmful to smaller communities’ business, letter to minister says

What are we reading? August 15, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: Tidy summary of why the clock is running out...

Vancouver lawyer censured for 'bullying' articling student who he fired, sued

Acumen Law Corp. must pay $68,934 for principal Paul Doroshenko’s actions

North Van chiropractor challenges suspension

A North Vancouver chiropractor who has been ordered to stop practicing while the College of Chiropractors investigates complaints about the type of services he was advertising has filed a lawsuit...

Dozens of business associations step back from WorkSafeBC review

Members of B.C.’s employer community say they have lost confidence in the process

Trudeau’s excuses won’t shield him from fallout of bombshell ethics report

Justin Trudeau has been handed a live grenade as he enters the critical period to retain office. We might wonder: what might he do? Thumb into the hole? Toss it down the road? He has no easy call....

Clinical research key for three million new cannabis consumers expected in next wave of legalization: report

Recommendation from medical practitioner more important than brand, price or potency: survey