Economy, Law & Politics

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Keep union certification secret ballot, panel recommends

Some proposed changes to law would benefit unions; others are praised by businesses

Rent hikes, low vacancy rates persist

For renter households, the latest data from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s annual Rental Market Survey is unlikely to be a surprise. While not universal across the province, 2018 marked another...

B.C. trade officials ponder next move as China turns up heat over Huawei arrest

Canadians should ‘exercise a high degree of caution in China,’ foreign affairs minister says

Flight risk of Chinese exec ‘reduced to an acceptable level,’ judge says

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to live under house arrest at multimillion-dollar Vancouver home

Huawei CFO Meng wins bail release on $10 million bail

Bail for Chinese executive includes $7 million cash deposit and restrictions on movement within the Lower Mainland

Re-examine Huawei security issues, former federal privacy commissioner says

2014 federal report says nation states expanding cyber presence

First Nations cannabis store testing Canadian legal limits

Indigenous band near Chilliwack has its own law to authorize cannabis sales

Who's getting sued: December 11, 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.