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RBC is one of several institutions named in documents leaked to expose activities in offshore tax havens, but the bank says it has procedures in place to detect and prevent tax evasion
An increasing number of local and international retailers are looking to promote sustainable practices in the fashion world.
On TV, it will look like your father's Masters Tournament. But outside the ropes, on chairman Billy Payne's watch, it's not the same old Augusta National.
As the legislature resumed Monday after a two-week spring break, Independent MLA Vicki Huntington was first on her feet during introduction of bills with as timely a measure as the house has seen this session.
B.C. will not ban political donations from corporations and unions, says the province's finance minister.
Canada's oldest brewer Molson Coors is getting crafty in the way it makes and markets beer, launching the American craft import Belgian Moon and dusting off a century-old recipe for its 1908 Pale Ale.
The vast majority of government-funded long-term care homes for seniors in B.C. do not meet Ministry of Health staffing guidelines. The Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory, a report released recently by the Office of the Seniors Advocate, compiles staffing, serious incident reports and other quality of life measures for every publicly funded seniors home […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is undertaking a major internal review of Canada’s relationship with China, cautiously considering steps that include launching free trade negotiations and helping up to 100,000 Canadian students study there. T
There are completely legitimate reasons to use an offshore holding company, but recent events reveal how people may be using them to disguise ownership of assets
A First Nations band is planning to start luring tourists this summer to the northern B.C. ghost town where Donald Trump’s pioneering grandfather once ran a brothel.
The founder/producer behind a popular St. Paul’s fundraising gala has resigned after allegedly being told to tone down the show’s LGBTQ presence.
A pilot legal aid project for parents — particularly aboriginal parents — is showing great promise and getting child-custody disputes out of court and resolved quicker and more cheaply.
A Vancouver councillor is eyeing regulation of home-sharing services like Airbnb, as the city’s rental vacancy rate hovers near zero. Coun. Geoff Meggs wants to expand and accelerate a study already underway by city staff on the effect Airbnb and similar websites are having on the supply of rental housing. “We’re going to […]
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling allowing a terminally-ill woman a medically-assisted death has not opened the door to nurses now participating in hastened death, the College of Registered Nurse of B.C. said Monday.
Now that the least is expected of them — or wanted from them, if you ask the draftists — the Vancouver Canucks have built their longest winning streak of the season. It began five days ago. It took the Canucks six months and 79 National Hockey League games to win three straight. They finally made […]
A B.C. Liberal MLA has started an online petition to pressure his own government to not raise the carbon tax.
Many businesses pursuing multi-channel retailing are doing it wrong, Ikea Canada president Stefan Sjostrand said in a recent interview.
A man who claims to be a former agent for the RCMP is suing the force for allegedly failing to pay him for his clandestine activities. The man, identified in a lawsuit only as Agent E, says that from 20o1 until late 2014, he worked under the RCMP to provide investigative services in the areas […]
Since Surrey RCMP said Friday they had implemented successful strategies to combat gun violence, there have been three more shootings.
From a taxpayer perspective, Vancouver is one of the worst municipalities when it comes to banked sick days.
Anders Clausen, a mathematician, said he was there 'to protest the double standards of our politicians. I want parliamentary elections and the resignation of Sigmundur David and his cabinet'
NEW YORK – Alaska Air Group Inc. is buying Virgin America in a deal worth more than $2 billion, combining their West Coast presence and reigniting the debate over airline consolidation. Alaska Airlines will pay $57 in cash per Virgin America share. That’s a 47 per cent premium to its Friday closing price of $38.90. […]
VANCOUVER - The makers of Cold-fX are in court today fighting allegations they ignored their own research and misled consumers about the short-term effectiveness of the popular cold and flu remedy.
After almost two years of sinking oil prices and at least 40,000 job cuts, Canada's petroleum industry still isn't finished tackling its bloated operations
Some of the people mentioned in the report are Deng Jiagui, the brother-in-law of China's current president and Li Xiaolin, the tycoon daughter of China's former premier
'The evidence shows the public has complied (with the Canada Food Guide) and has got fatter and sicker' because the guide emphasizes the wrong foods
TORONTO - Some Canadian cities and police forces already wrestling with cash-flow shortages are moving toward outfitting officers with body cameras despite privacy concerns and scant consensus on the technology's cost-effectiveness.
An estimated $500 million could be refunded if a class-action suit was successful, according to the lawyer of Don Harrison, who launched his claim in 2012
The new species of tyrannosaur is approximately 90 million years old and fills in a crucial gap in understanding the evolution of the enormous, fearsome predator
Mossack Fonesca did not serve only the Russian elite. Putin's arch enemy, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, also appears to have made use of the Panamanian law firm
When car-share co-op Modo started in Vancouver almost two decades ago, its utilitarian members cared so little about automotive esthetics that tacking hubcaps onto their humble grocery-getters seemed overly frivolous.
Diego Saul Reyna, a steel framer who lives in Port Moody, climbed to the top of the Trump hotel and tower in Vancouver this weekend to send Donald Trump a message.
The call for Kasich to bow out came as Republican concerns grew about the prospect of chaos if Trump fails to lock up his party's nomination, or even more so if he does
Mall management have suggested in meetings with longtime chess buff that an economic analysis supports their eviction
Being the youngest player on a National Hockey League team is like being the youngest child in a family of 23.
In the world of Washington birding and the state's Audubon community, Andy Stepniewski is an icon. He wrote the book, quite literally, on the birds of Yakima County.
Residents of a North Vancouver condo tower are concerned their home values could be harmed after a vacant unit owned by investors from China was sold for $500,000 below the assessed value. The real estate agent, who double-ended the sale, says the buyer and seller knew each other.