Economy, Law & Politics

Covering the full gamut of economics, law and politics, from a weekly look at lawsuits in Vancouver to all other issues affecting Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

B.C. to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots to everyone in the province

New campaign launches this month, running through to May 2022

NDP silence on information, privacy bill ‘despicable,’ says de Jong

NDP shoots down suggestion to review Freedom of Information and Privacy Act changes

Rogers Communications leadership feud to hit B.C. courts today

The battle over control of Canada’s largest telecom company will hit B.C. courts today, as the head of the family trust that helms Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI.B) plans to file a petition...

Gitxaala launches legal challenge of Mineral Tenure Act

Yellow Giant gold mine ‘mess’ on Banks Island underscores environmental concerns

Most B.C. ministers shuffled as feds swear in new cabinet

Only one B.C. cabinet minister retaining prior portfolio

Is crime up or down in Vancouver?

VPD statistics shows property crime down, but violent crime holding steady

20 more COVID-19 deaths push B.C. death toll to 2,129

Deaths were seen in all provincial health regions

Metro Vancouver utility fees could spike to almost $1,000 by 2026

Metro Vancouver recommends raising fees by 65% by 2026 to pay for big upgrades to the region's water and sewer infrastructure

Who's getting sued: October 25, 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: October 25, 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 October 14, 2021. The information comes...