Economy, Law & Politics

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Hundreds of Metro Vancouver Rogers workers could strike in October

Workers want job security after Rogers reportedly laid off employees following its merger with Shaw

Ex-NHL player admits illegal insider trading, consulting misconduct in B.C.

Cameron Paddock, a director of minor hockey in North Vancouver, admitted to illegally trading securities for companies that issued him consulting contracts.

B.C. lawsuit targets drugmakers, retailers for selling ineffective cold medicine

Shopper in potential class-action lawsuit claims he was misled into spending money on phenylephrine products

B.C. legislature loses bid to thwart union organizing in legislative assembly

The B.C. Supreme Court rejected a petition that sought to overturn a Labour Relations Board decision

Quest University sale details redacted from newly disclosed agreements

Significant information regarding Capilano University’s acquisition of the troubled Squamish school were censored from records disclosed under freedom of information law

After briefing on intel, Singh says 'clear evidence' India involved in B.C. killing

Burnaby MLA received briefing days after prime minister told the House of Commons about 'credible allegations' against India

Marine company and owner fined $300K for tugboat sinking that killed B.C. man

Wainwright Marine and Bates fined a total of $295,000 based on a joint submission from both defence and prosecution

Richmond MP addresses safety concerns amid Canada-India tensions

The killing of a Sikh leader in Surrey has sparked tensions between Canada and India

Single B.C. legal regulator legislation delayed to spring 2024

A new, single regulator for legal service providers would be in line with regulatory changes to other professions in B.C. over the past three years; but lawyers have voiced concerns about...

B.C. premier in Ottawa to discuss wildfires, infrastructure, clean energy

Eby's visit comes as British Columbia nears the end of a record-breaking wildfire season