Who's getting sued: February 20, 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: Man sues Coca-Cola Co. after allegedly finding decomposing mouse in can of NOS energy drink

Coca-Cola Co. is being sued by a man who claims he became ill after finding a decomposing mouse in a can of NOS energy drink allegedly bought from a 7-Eleven in Mission. Jordan Bell filed a notice...

Insider trading: February 20, 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 February 14, 2018. The information comes...

B.C. to challenge Alberta ban on B.C. wine

The B.C. government is fighting back against Alberta’s boycott of B.C. wines, while simultaneously trying to fight that National Energy Board (NEB) over the Trans Mountain pipeline.   In response...

Civil forfeiture office seeks seizure of PacNet assets

PacNet, the Vancouver payment processing company that was put of business through an American designation as a transnational criminal organization, is now facing a forfeiture action here in...

Poll suggests massive protests over pipeline

A new Insights West poll commissioned by Burnaby South NDP MP Kennedy Stewart suggests 23% of those who are opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are willing to risk arrest in acts of...

Byelection gives BC Liberals back one-seat plurality

The BC Liberal Party is back to having one more seat in the legislature than the party in power, following a byelection in Kelowna West Wednesday (February 14) night. To nobody’s surprise, Liberal...

Pipelines, cannabis and ICBC: Q&A with BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson

Following Vancouver-Quilchena MLA Andrew Wilkinson’s win in the BC Liberal leadership race earlier this month, the new leader of the opposition joined Business in Vancouver on Roundhouse Radio 98.3...

B.C.’s population continues to grow

New residents continued to flow into the province in the third quarter, driving population growth of 0.5% from the second quarter to a record 4.84 million. Year-over-year, Q3 population swelled by...

Burnaby refinery shutdown causing gas price spike

Lower Mainland drivers are getting a taste of what it might be like if Alberta ever decided to play hardball in its pipeline war with B.C. and cut off the flow of oil to B.C. Gas prices spiked in...