Economy, Law & Politics

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Why COVID-19 is a ‘watershed moment’ for genomic surveillance

Experts at Genome BC’s virtual conference discuss role of genomics in addressing pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic fears spawn “hygiene theatre”

Cleaning surfaces offers sense of security but little virus transmission prevention: experts

As end of COVID-19 comes into focus, are we ready to party yet?

Pandemic promises to leave lasting psychological, emotional scars in B.C.

MEC, Telus among most trusted brands from B.C.: study

Seventh annual report reveals West Coast brands leading the way among restaurants, coffee and more

B.C. police services director skirted standard procedure in appointing Hells Angels-connected board member

Appointment of Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell to Surrey Police Board highlights a process rushed for political expediency, critics charge

Pandemic has raised unique privacy challenges

Spread of COVID-19 pushed individual privacy concerns into the background, former Ontario privacy commissioner tells BIV

Who's getting sued: May 3, 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 3, 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 22, 2021. The information comes from...