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

Bull or bear? Economic engine still has plenty of gas

Q&A | Growth hasn’t peaked, though warning signs have begun to appear, says Wayne Wachell, chief executive officer and founding partner of Genus Capital Q&A Q: The current American bull...

Bull or bear? Storm clouds gather on the horizon

Q&A  | Debt, disruption among risks, says Felix Narhi, chief investment officer and portfolio manager for PenderFund Capital Management Ltd.

Bull or bear? Canada's bull run with the U.S. elephant

Bear market staved off as Canadian, American economies still have room to grow

People first: How to prepare and plan a successful family business transition

Long-term planning, mentoring successors and empowering new owners are key to success

Moment has come to end daylight saving time in B.C., officials say

UBCM delegates throw support behind call to stop resetting clocks twice a year

Cascadia partnerships formalizing with launch of leadership group

New committee features business leaders from B.C. and Washington state

Public officials shouldn’t be kicked out of office for civil disobedience: UBCM

Municipal leaders vote on resolution setting guidelines for councils dealing with politicians who run afoul of law

New funds support B.C. recreation, culture, rural communities

Provincial government announces $229 million to improve infrastructure, help remote areas

Marijuana farm odour and security concern municipal leaders

Ottawa has yet to release guidelines addressing expected rise in complaints about smell from cannabis production

B.C. mayors take aim at speculation tax

British Columbia’s proposed real estate speculation tax will damage communities and businesses and do little to deal with the housing crisis or reduce homelessness, B.C. mayors said Sept. 12. “I...