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B.C. expects shortfall of 60,000 Pfizer vaccine doses amid delays

Pfizer vaccine delays expected to heighten in B.C. starting next week

New COVID-19 cases continue to fall in B.C.

Total number of new infections has dropped over past three days

Provincial funding supports return to work for people with disabilities

British Columbia is investing $10 million to expand contracted employment services in order to support people with developmental disabilities who are eligible for Community Living BC (CLBC) services...

Public inquiry goes private for big banks

Financial institutions expected to reveal some of the tactics it is using to combat cutting-edge money-laundering techniques

Vancity taps interim CEO as new permanent leader

Vancity (Vancouver City Savings Credit Union) is going with what it knows for its new permanent CEO. The credit union revealed Monday (January 18) it’s appointing Christine Bergeron to the top job...

Prospect of vaccines boosting B.C. business confidence: BDC

Widespread vaccinations, economic stabilization top reasons for renewed optimism, says economist

Who's getting sued: January 18, 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: January 18, 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 January 13, 2021. The information comes...

Healthy business – pivoting for success

More than ever, people need to make healthy choices in their lives, and Davis Yung, CPA, CMA, is proud to be part of that process.  “We are an importer and distributor of over 1,000 fruits and...

COVID-19 infections in B.C. surpass 60,000, as hospitalizations fall

Hospitalizations are at a three-week low; ICU residency at lowest level in seven weeks