B.C. leads Canada for increase in debit- and credit-card spending in Q2: Moneris

British Columbians increased their spending on debit and credit cards in 2018’s second quarter by 4.6%, according to new data from Moneris. This is the highest jump in the country and 1.3 percentage...

Trade shows outpace consumer shows in attendance growth

Top trade events in the province increased attendance by 9% in 2018 compared with 2017

Expensive tastes: Fractional ownership gains altitude in private-jet sector

More and more businesses opting to own percentages of business aircraft

Richmond RCMP probing apparent $10,000 bitcoin handover linked to fake abduction claim

The suspect allegedly "spoofed" a cell phone caller ID; the originating call demanding payment for the safe return of the victim's partner appeared to have come from the partner’s cell phone

B.C. earnings slip in April

Following a strong March bump, average weekly earnings (AWE) posted a weak April showing in B.C. According to the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours, April wage earnings fell 1.1% from March to...

Expensive tastes: Business owners helping put wind in B.C.’s luxury boat sales

More wealthy Vancouverites are buying sport yachts and high-end fishing vessels

Doug Ford appoints Gordon Campbell to lead Ontario government spending audit

Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario’s new PC government, has appointed former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell to lead an independent inquiry and line-by-line audit of the previous Ontario Liberal...

Who's getting sued: July 17, 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.

Insider trading: July 17, 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 July 11, 2018. The information comes from...