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. sets record for COVID-19 patients in hospital, ICU, and deaths in a day

There have been 58 COVID-19-related deaths in the past four days

Kash Heed Tapes: RCMP an ‘unethical’ network; Attorney General questioned

Dirty Money report author Peter German questioned on perceived conflict of interest by former B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Kash Heed

Vancouver police board approves $6.4m increase to VPD budget

$322m budget is provisional, now goes before city council for vote

Smuggler’s Inn people smuggling charges challenged

Judge declares section of immigration act constitutionally invalid

Businesses welcome restored federal aid but wary of taxes

Wage and commercial rent relief return but business organization warns higher taxes still on the books for 2021

Vancouver investment firm bought under fraudulent circumstances: IIROC

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization alleges Gary Man Kin Ng and Donald Warren Metcalfe duped their lenders, who assisted them in buying PI Financial in 2018 for $100 million

Forty-six dead from COVID in BC since Friday

More than 2,000 new cases since Friday, record deaths and one school outbreak

Members still waiting on refunds from Fitness World 

The fitness chain promised customers that requests would be processed in days, not months

Who's getting sued: November 30, 2020

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.