Economy, Law & Politics

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Wet’suwet’en chiefs, Mohawks dig in heels on blockade

Prime Minister, First Nations hold dueling press conferences, neither side blinks

Metro Vancouver Chinese restaurants seek tax relief, tighter quarantine in light of coronavirus outbreak fears

Metro Vancouver Chinese restaurant officials gathered at a news conference in Richmond Friday, urging federal, provincial and municipal governments to provide embattled establishments with more...

Budgets, bridges and blockades

Premier John Horgan spoke about the budget and ongoing crisis with blockades at GVBOT address

Privacy watchdogs probe facial recognition technology

Police-affiliated company to be investigated by B.C., Alberta, Quebec, federal commissioners

Halting Coastal GasLink is 'not an option': Horgan

B.C. premier talks to press about 2030 Winter Olympic proposals and pipeline protests

Watchdog declines to investigate Wet'suwet'en complaints against RCMP

An RCMP watchdog is declining to conduct an investigation into complaints against the RCMP for the way it has handled the enforcement of an injunction against Wet’suwet’en protesters and their...

First B.C. COVID-19 patient recovers

North American stock markets hit record highs as investors show ambivalence to possible global slowdown

Regulator infers money laundering or tax evasion by Vancouver mutual fund dealer

Ex-CIBC dealer Meng Xi Li handled millions of dollars for family members

Budget 2020: Tax revenue on income above $220,000 to triple

Top income earners will see provincial tax rate on income above that threshold increase by 22%