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. woman jailed for failing to pay fines for ponzi scheme

Renee Michelle Penko flouts court orders, gets 30 days

Gas pipeline, LNG have First Nation support: Horgan

Premier clarifies NDP government’s position, following arrests over Coastal GasLink pipeline

Trudeau calls byelection for Burnaby South

National attention will be on the riding, as Jagmeet Singh attempts to gain House of Commons seat

Plaintiff in multimillion-dollar Oei fraud case fights to stay in Canada

Jiang Yicheng to apply for asylum on grounds that Chinese government is persecuting him

Convicted fraud artist at centre of crypto, cannabis shares scheme

Aly Babu Mawji was jailed in Germany for a massive pump-and-dump scheme, but has returned to B.C.’s capital markets to allegedly help orchestrate another stock fraud operation

Who's getting sued: January 8, 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 yet to be proven in court.

Insider trading: January 8, 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 January 2, 2019. The information comes...

Chief backs Big Money Man’s reconciliation plan

AFN chief urges business community to support Morneau’s $17b spending program

Inapropriate 'dad joke' by Burnaby Safeway employee sparks shopper's human rights complaint

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has dismissed the complaint of a woman who was allegedly told “inappropriate dad jokes” of a sexual nature at a Burnaby Safeway store. Brianne Duke was shopping at the...