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

Who's getting sued: May 10, 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: May 10, 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 Apr 29, 2020. The information comes from...

Interactive map: Today's COVID-19 cases in Canada

Click on each province to see the total number of confirmed cases, deaths, recovered and total tested. This interactive map will be updated daily.

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall for 10th straight update

Hospitalizations recede, as seven more die from the novel coronavirus.

Bonnie Henry defends B.C.'s COVID-19 data-release procedures

Neighbourhood, and demographic data on COVID-19 spread in B.C. is "coming very soon"

PM tip-toes around prospect of waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

U.S. already backing effort to waive patents, boost global supply

Amazon to expand, with 2,000 new jobs in Metro Vancouver

E-commerce giant to establish new facilities in five Lower Mainland communities

Record quarter for B.C. housing starts

B.C. urban-area housing starts surged in March to drive a record first quarter of activity. Starts rose 55% from 2020 as builders accelerated construction amid robust housing market demand and...

B.C. economy sheds 43,000 jobs in April

April data is the first decrease since substantial employment losses since March and April last year, according to Statistics Canada

No payoff from $600,000-plus B.C. Securities Commission bonuses

Executives were paid big bonuses on premise of major regulatory change that never happened