Economy, Law & Politics

Covering the full gamut of economics, law and politics, from a weekly look at lawsuits in Vancouver to all other issues affecting Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

B.C. tax evasion steady through pandemic

CRA finds more money per audit of both real estate and income taxes during pandemic but conducted fewer than half the number of assessments than in 2019-20

New COVID-19 cases in B.C. plunge to 68 in past day

Hospitalizations, ICU patients, active infections are all at months lows

Special event: 10 big ideas for economic reconciliation

Join BIV and 10 prominent Indigenous leaders for a live virtual discussion on economic reconciliation. Hosted on National Indigenous Peoples Day, the event celebrates the launch of BIV's inaugural...

B.C. charts different path from U.K. on containing Delta variant

Young British Columbians have much higher vaccination rates than do counterparts in the U.K.: Bonnie Henry

Meng Wanzhou returns to court to seek publication ban on key evidence

Documents are “critical” to defence argument that Huawei executive did not mislead bank at risk of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran

Bars, cinemas, tourist sector set for boost as B.C. transitions to Stage 2 of reopening

Restrictions to loosen Tuesday amid falling COVID-19 cases, increase in vaccinations

Who's getting sued: June 14, 2021

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.

Insider trading: June 14, 2021

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 June 3, 2021. The information comes from...

Interactive map: Today's COVID-19 cases in Canada

Click on each province to see the total number of confirmed cases, deaths, recovered and total tested. This interactive map will be updated daily.

Meng Wanzhou seeks publication ban on new HSBC evidence

The Meng Wanzhou extradition hearings will make a premature resumption on Monday, when the Huawei Technologies CFO will ask the court for a publication ban on new evidence she plans to...