Economy, Law & Politics

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Why Canadian businesses are losing their edge

BCBC summit tackles reasons why business investment is so low in Canada

Three of four B.C. cabinet ministers shuffled

Jonathan Wilkinson moved from DFO to environment

Canadian billionaires: Here are the 41 richest people in Canada in 2019

CEOWORLD Magazine has identified the richest people in Canada for its annual Canada Rich List Index, and the list includes 41 billionaires. According to the financial publication’s annual listing,...

Trans Mountain: when is a subsidy not a subsidy?

IEEFA says federal and Alberta governments are subsidizing Trans Mountain expansion

Who's getting sued: November 19, 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: November 19, 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 November 13, 2019. The information comes...

B.C. employment rises for first time since May

There was good news for B.C.’s labour market in October. Estimated employment in the Labour Force Survey climbed for the first time since May, jumping 0.6% or 15,300 persons to near 2.57 million....

Wealth and estate planning: what to keep in mind early on

You are never too young to write a will, especially if you have a family and significant wealth to transfer after you pass away. Manning Elliott partner and wealth and estate tax adviser Abbe...

Trying to bridge Canada’s archipelago of envies – again

Pro-resource organization starts national dialogue on resources, western alienation