Economy, Law & Politics

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Struggling Nisga’a community claims it was ‘devastated’ after builder failed to deliver tourist centre

The Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw (NVG) is suing modular building producer Westcoast Outbuildings Inc., its CEO, Geoff Baker, and its CFO, Laura-Lee Normandeau, claiming the community was...

Vancouver lawyer censured for 'bullying' articling student who he fired, sued

Acumen Law Corp. must pay $68,934 for principal Paul Doroshenko’s actions

North Van chiropractor challenges suspension

A North Vancouver chiropractor who has been ordered to stop practicing while the College of Chiropractors investigates complaints about the type of services he was advertising has filed a lawsuit...

B.C. insurance brokerages post highest growth in three years

In 2019 firms grew nearly twice as fast on average than in 2018

Private insurers push for more auto competition

Industry claims more opportunity for private firms will drive down premiums in B.C.

B.C. hourly wages, tourism surge in May

The latest payroll employment data from Statistics Canada pointed to a mixed performance in B.C.’s labour market in May. Average weekly earnings in the province marched ahead with a 0.9% gain from...

B.C. government information controls inconsistent: auditor general

British Columbians’ personal information security not subject to sufficient oversight: report

Who's getting sued? August 13, 2019

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: August 13, 2019

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 August 7, 2019. The information comes...

B.C. project pencilled into infrastructure bank’s books

Canada Infrastructure Bank set to fund major district energy project in Richmond