Economy, Law & Politics

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‘Makes your brain do a leapfrog’: BuildDirect founder’s new book explores tech’s deflationary nature

Just the title of Jeff Booth’s upcoming book, The Price of Tomorrow: Why Deflation is the Key to an Abundant Future, may elicit more than a few raised eyebrows from those accustomed to the way the...

Two Richmond men defrauded $5m from investors: Securities panel

Two Richmond men have been found to have committed fraud by operating a Ponzi scheme which raised around $5 million from investors. The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel found John...

Legal aid staff start work-to-rule job action

Lawyers want wages closer to those of others in legal aid system

Why Canadian businesses are losing their edge

BCBC summit tackles reasons why business investment is so low in Canada

Three of four B.C. cabinet ministers shuffled

Jonathan Wilkinson moved from DFO to environment

Canadian billionaires: Here are the 41 richest people in Canada in 2019

CEOWORLD Magazine has identified the richest people in Canada for its annual Canada Rich List Index, and the list includes 41 billionaires. According to the financial publication’s annual listing,...

Trans Mountain: when is a subsidy not a subsidy?

IEEFA says federal and Alberta governments are subsidizing Trans Mountain expansion

Who's getting sued: November 19, 2019

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: November 19, 2019

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 November 13, 2019. The information comes...