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Vancouver real estate broker hit with $58,000 penalty for money laundering breaches

Vancouver real estate broker hit with $58,000 penalty for money laundering breaches

The broker was found to be in non-compliance of a number of regulations connected to money laundering and the Terrorist Financing Act.
Goodman and Jagger: Time to return to predictable rental rate increases

Goodman and Jagger: Time to return to predictable rental rate increases

The B.C. NDP government has strayed from the traditional formula for rent increases
B.C. court rejects Lytton wildfire class action lawsuit

B.C. court rejects Lytton wildfire class action lawsuit

The B.C. Supreme Court refused to certify a class action lawsuit brought by residents of the Lytton, B.C., wildfire that burned most of the town's centre in 2021. The judge, however, left the door open for another try.
Months after Vancouver 'gourmet cabaret' show cancelled, ticket holders await refunds

Months after Vancouver 'gourmet cabaret' show cancelled, ticket holders await refunds

Did you buy tickets to the show and want your money back? Here's what you should do.
Federal government releases new draft regulations on clean electricity

Federal government releases new draft regulations on clean electricity

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault released draft regulations Thursday that are designed to clean Canada's electricity grid in an affordable way by 2035.
Former Conservative senator, longtime politico Hugh Segal dead at 72

Former Conservative senator, longtime politico Hugh Segal dead at 72

OTTAWA — In 1962, then-prime minister John Diefenbaker visited Hugh Segal's school in Montreal to present the principal with a copy of the newly minted Canadian Bill of Rights.
Highest court refuses to hear appeal from B.C. churches opposed to COVID-19 ruling

Highest court refuses to hear appeal from B.C. churches opposed to COVID-19 ruling

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from three British Columbia churches that argued their constitutional rights were violated when provincial restrictions banned indoor religious services at the height of the COVID-19
WorkSafeBC report details fatal floor collapse at North Vancouver Cineplex site

WorkSafeBC report details fatal floor collapse at North Vancouver Cineplex site

Residents in the area described the whole neighbourhood shaking as the walls and floor came down.
Census workers logged hundreds of cases of violence, harassment by public: documents

Census workers logged hundreds of cases of violence, harassment by public: documents

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada documents show workers who went door-to-door to collect data for the 2021 census logged hundreds of workplace injuries and at least 15 assaults by members of the public.
Northern Yukon fly-in community of Old Crow is ordered evacuated due to wildfire risk

Northern Yukon fly-in community of Old Crow is ordered evacuated due to wildfire risk

WHITEHORSE — The remote fly-in community of Old Crow in Yukon has been ordered evacuated due to a weather change that increases the risk of wildfires.