B.C.’s employment and housing cool off in May

B.C. employment softened in May, according to Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey estimates. Fewer full-time positions drove a 0.5%, or 12,000-person, dip in total employment from April,...

Canada's Cannabis Act awaits royal assent

Senators voted 52-29, with two abstentions, to pass the Cannabis Act on June 19

Challenges erode Asian-market allure for First Nations

Initial momentum for overseas business relationship has slowed to a near standstill

Trump’s tariff threats could derail global economy

Job losses, an escalating trade war the likely fallout from levies on Canada’s auto industry

Who's getting sued: June 19, 2018

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.

Lawsuit of the week: Investor in Vancouver’s first licensed marijuana shop claims original directors were forced out through ‘intimidation and threats of violence’

Shane Allen, an investor in Vancouver’s first licensed cannabis dispensary, is suing Wealthshop Retail Ltd. and others, claiming loans and investments haven’t been paid back after original directors...

Insider trading: June 19, 2018

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 June 13, 2018. The information comes from...

Canada’s Cannabis Act sent to Senate for second time

House of Commons voted 205-82 to accept government’s rejection of 13 Senate amendments

Defrauded investors set to collect US$3.5m from former Burnaby pair

Investors who the B.C. Securities Commission says were defrauded by two former Burnaby residents are set to collect some of their lost money. Once given court approval, a total of US$3.5 million...

Infographic: What is a mutual fund?

How do mutual funds differ from stocks? How many different types are there? This infographic answers those questions and traces the history of mutual funds from the 1700s until today.