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For the record, September 25, 2018

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Lawsuit of the week: Shoddy roofing work to blame for costly repairs to Terminal City Club elevators, strata claims

The strata corporation responsible for the Terminal City Club is suing Macbeth Roofing Corp., claiming shoddy work done to the club’s roof in the summer of 2016 caused water damage that rendered the...

Insider trading: September 25, 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 September 20, 2018. The information comes...

Who's getting sued: September 25, 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 not been tested or proven in court.

Think locally, act globally in addressing power generation

Fossil fuels produced in Canada would increase emissions here, but could lower them in China

Residents increasingly share a dim view of real estate developers

For the past three years, housing has consistently topped the charts as the most important issue facing most cities in Metro Vancouver. Aside from Surrey, where crime and public safety are regarded...

Housing construction increased in B.C. in August

B.C. housing starts rose for a second straight month in August. The increase partially stalled declining momentum during the first half of the year. Including rural areas, starts reached a...

Toronto investment firm buys downtown Vancouver office building for $225m

Toronto’s Crestpoint Real Estate Investment has purchased a Vancouver Class A office building for approximately $225 million, or more than $1,000 per square foot. The office and retail property at...

Task force recommends decreasing annual rent increase cap in B.C.

Renters in British Columbia were recently notified they could soon be paying up to 4.5% more in rent – the biggest increase in more than a decade – but they may be in for a bit of a break in the...

Editorial: B.C. needs to revisit infrastructure spending sprees

Infrastructure spending needs to be a top priority in any provincial government review of BC Hydro. The Crown power corporation has rightly pointed out that upgrading an electricity system that was...

Easing student housing crunch with wood

Modular wood-frame residence at Trinity Western University is the tallest in Canada.

Women in Business: Networking roundup

With women’s business groups in B.C. offering everything from tea socials to $150,000 financing, Old Boys networks are old news