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$20K fine and suspension for B.C. lawyer assisting illegal insider trading

$20K fine and suspension for B.C. lawyer assisting illegal insider trading

Lawyer Samuel Cole had advised his client to use the client's girlfriend as a nominee buyer of shares during a reverse takeover, thus violating insider trading rules.
B.C. loses 20K full-time jobs in January

B.C. loses 20K full-time jobs in January

Sharp decline in full-time work partially offset by surge in part-time employment
Tobacco firm 'disappointed' in B.C. restriction on flavoured nicotine pouch sales

Tobacco firm 'disappointed' in B.C. restriction on flavoured nicotine pouch sales

MONTREAL — A major Canadian tobacco company says it is "extremely disappointed" by British Columbia's decision to move the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches behind pharmacy counters.
No layoffs or closures says buyer of 21 Bell radio stations in B.C.

No layoffs or closures says buyer of 21 Bell radio stations in B.C.

COURTENAY, B.C. — The president of the company buying 21 B.C. radio stations from Bell Media says there won't be any closures or layoffs, despite concerns from B.C. Premier David Eby about the sale.
Fast-growing non-alcoholic wine sales fuel B.C. business niche

Fast-growing non-alcoholic wine sales fuel B.C. business niche

Vancouver International Wine Festival to offer selection of high-end non-alcoholic wines.
Richmond condo developer gets reprieve, nearly half the units remain for sale at Prima

Richmond condo developer gets reprieve, nearly half the units remain for sale at Prima

Sale of remaining units "slower than anticipated," largely due to interest rates, says court filing.
Burnaby's commercial vehicle cop points to 'Ontario model' for improved truck safety

Burnaby's commercial vehicle cop points to 'Ontario model' for improved truck safety

Nearly 7 out of 10 trucks checked in Burnaby last year were taken off the road for safety violations. Burnaby RCMP Const. Kevin Connolly told the city's public safety committee in November it might be time to look to Ontario to see what that province is doing right.
Could cap on international students shake up Metro Vancouver office vacancy?

Could cap on international students shake up Metro Vancouver office vacancy?

Schools may be forced to re-think real estate needs, according to Avison Young report.
Eby astonished as trucking firms ask court to lift bans over B.C. overpass crash

Eby astonished as trucking firms ask court to lift bans over B.C. overpass crash

VANCOUVER — Two trucking firms are taking the B.C. government to court to get their vehicles back on the province's roads after an overpass crash last December, in what Premier David Eby called an "astonishing" move. Lawyers for B.C.
B.C.'s dismal snow season is a glimpse of the future, says ski resort researcher

B.C.'s dismal snow season is a glimpse of the future, says ski resort researcher

VANCOUVER — Views of Metro Vancouver's ski hills looming over the city are a sea of green after a winter of record-breaking warmth, sparse snow and torrential rain.