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

Who's getting sued: July 26, 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: July 26, 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 July 14, 2021. The information comes from...

Interactive map: Today's COVID-19 cases in Canada

Click on each province to see the total number of confirmed cases, deaths, recovered and total tested. This interactive map will be updated daily.

Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

After three straight days of no deaths, COVID-19 claims four lives

BC Supreme Court deletes judge’s Monty Python dead parrot references

Vancouver comedian concerned about court censorship after quotes from comedy sketch are removed from class-action ruling

Reopening economy buoys B.C.’s job market

B.C.’s labour market outperformed most of the country in June with a 1.6% (42,100-person) monthly gain and outpaced the national increase of 1.2%. The province moved through steps 1 and 2 of its...

Canadians growing more vulnerable to foreign influence activities: CSIS

In B.C., Hong Kong Canadians have been most vocal about Chinese state actors and propaganda

B.C. goes three days without a COVID-19 death

B.C. officials detect 89 new COVID-19 cases – the most in a day since June 20

From friend to foe: Surrey’s Brenda Locke to challenge Doug McCallum in 2022

Locke pledges police referendum, has regrets about SkyTrain pledge and is contemplating how city hall can help with housing affordability