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Notary and couple battle over missing $20k after condo sale

How does $20,000 disappear? That’s the question at the bottom of a legal battle between a New Westminster notary public and the couple whose condo sale he facilitated. According to Christopher...

River Rock casino among first in Canada to use new safety system

The River Rock Casino and Resort in Richmond is one of the first hotels in Canada to introduce a new safety solution in the hospitality industry. The React Mobile safety system takes the form of a...

Cybercriminals could potentially shut down hospital operating rooms: report

Health care sector facing increasing cybersecurity problems

What are we reading? October 10, 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: Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles...

Can tech tackle threats to Canadian elections?

Canada isn’t keeping up with potential threats of meddling and manipulation: experts

The Cambie has been saved: Vancouver’s oldest bar isn’t closing after all

A contentious divorce led to the necessary sale of the property by ex-owner Sam Yehia, and the venue seemed poised to end its tenure as Vancouver’s oldest bar come Nov. 30. However, operators The...

Election has been mostly free of mis- and disinformation, research shows

TORONTO — Canada's election has so far been "largely clean" but misinformation and disinformation may start emerging during the final week of the campaign, a researcher warns. The Digital Democracy...

Conservatives pledge extra EI leave, expanded tax credit for adoptive parents

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are promising to provide more paid time off and an expanded tax credit for adopting parents. As it stands, parents who adopt children receive 35 weeks of leave...

Singh lays out conditions for NDP support in Parliament after Oct. 21 vote

OTTAWA — Just hours before the last televised debate of the federal election campaign, Jagmeet Singh is setting the Thanksgiving table for Canadians — and he's trying to make his New Democrats the...

Tech trends reframing architectural design

Big data, VR are radically changing how buildings are designed

British Columbians feel better about volunteering with others than about solo giving: poll

When Canadians ponder the meaning of the phrase “community engagement,” we often find stories that focus on negative traits.   Some individuals have blamed social media for turning residents...

Growing fees and falling architects

Top architectural firms becoming more efficient