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May 28, 2014

BIV | Today's Business News - May 28, 2014: Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt joins medical marijuana grower.


Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt joins medical marijuana grower

Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt is going green. The ex-B.C. NDP leader and former Vancouver mayor has joined medical marijuana grower... READ MORE

Economy and Finance


High gas prices drive British Columbians away from the pumps: poll

Driving is out and walking and taking the bus are in for many British Columbians feeling pinched by.... READ MORE

Economy and Finance

Credits to roll on Burnaby landmark Dolphin Cinemas

After more than 50 years of showing films in North Burnaby, Dolphin Cinemas is taking the reels off the projector for good... READ MORE

Politics and Policy


Developer Robert Macdonald says no to Vancouver mayoral run

Three weeks ago, developer Robert Macdonald was strongly considering a run as the NPA’s mayoral candidate in this year’s... READ MORE

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Vancouver had most expensive houses in Canada in 2011: Statistics Canada

Drop in price of gold hits mining stocks

Alderon Iron Ore gets approval for $1b Labrador mine
Two Metrotown towers get approval from Burnaby city council

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Port strike weighs down exports in March

British Columbia's international trade volume pulled back sharply in March but the drop was ... READ MORE

Apr 9, 2014

BIV | Today's Business News - April 14, 2014: Mining and Energy: Oil and gas, mining companies face the biggest risk of cyber-attack.

Mining and Energy

Oil and gas, mining companies face the biggest risk of cyber-attack

The number of targeted cyber-attacks increased an alarming 91% last year, with mining companies as well as oil and gas firms among the most ... READ MORE

Hospitality and Tourism


Browns Socialhouse is Canada’s best new franchise: Canadian Franchise Association

A Vancouver restaurant chain has taken home gold in the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) annual Awards of Excellence in Franchising in ... READ MORE

Economy and Finance


ING Direct Canada rebrands as Tangerine

Entrepreneur and former star hockey player Trevor Linden is letting partner Chuck Lawson run his Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness venture so ... READ MORE

Real Estate and Development


Vancouver is world’s second-most “resilient” city for real estate: Grosvenor Group

The top three cities in the world for long-term real estate investment, ranked in terms of resilience, are in Canada, and Vancouver takes ... READ MORE

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Trevor Linden to let partner run business so he can be Canucks president

New route through Burnaby Mountain proposed for Kinder Morgan pipeline

Lignol Energy signs MOU with Korean biodiesel producer M Energy

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Board of trade boss gives education funding low marks

While the president of Simon Fraser University (SFU) gave a speech tailored around ... READ MORE

Mar 31, 2014

BIV | Today's Business News - March 31, 2014: Telus CEO steps down; Art Institute of Van beats MIT for game design; Restaurant sales jump


Telus CEO Darren Entwistle steps down

The president and CEO of Telus Corp. (TSX: T) is leaving his position after 14 years leading one of ... READ MORE

Film and Entertainment


Art Institute of Vancouver beats out MIT as one of best game-design schools

The Art Institute of Vancouver has been named the eighth-best best undergrad school for ... READ MORE

Hospitality and Tourism


Sales at B.C. bars and restaurants jump 10% over past year

Only Manitobans have managed to outdo British Columbians this past year when it comes to ... READ MORE



ALR bill gets mixed reactions

After months of reports that such a bill was forthcoming, the British Columbia government has introduced a proposal that would make ... READ MORE

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B.C. government sells Willingdon lands to two First Nations groups

B.C. mining companies turn to medical marijuana to diversify business

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Consumers push for disclosure of where clothes are made

Consumers and activists are increasingly urging companies that make clothing in Asia and governments that buy uniforms for civil servants to ... READ MORE

Nov 21, 2013

BIV | Today's Business News November 21, 2013: Opposition to Northern Gateway on the decline

Mining and Energy

Opposition to Northern Gateway on the decline

British Columbians are feeling more positive about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines than they were at ... READ MORE

Economy and Finance


B.C. sees country's biggest drop in EI recipients: StatsCan

British Columbia had Canada's biggest decline in the number of employment insurance (EI) recipients in ... READ MORE


Acquisitions more appealing in U.S. than in Canada, first time in two years

Companies in the United States are more likely to pursue ... READ MORE

Environment and Sustainability


Vancouver wins international green building awards

Vancouver has won a global award from the World Green Building Council for the city’s policies that ... READ MORE

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Royal LePage buys brokerages, prioritizes Metro Vancouver for growth

Drilling up in B.C. in first 10 months of 2013

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Haida building business success in island forestry

A Council of the Haida Nation forestry company is finding success in smaller-scale logging by focusing on ... READ MORE

Aug 12, 2013

BIV | Today's Business News August 12, 2013:


BlackBerry to “explore strategic alternatives” including company sale

BlackBerry Ltd. has formed a committee to look into alternatives to both enhance the company’s value and increase scale to facilitate a more accelerated Blackberry 10 deployment – which could include ... READ MORE


Telus launches its own campaign to address telecom rules

A week after the Big Three telecoms announced a campaign to address the possibility of Verizon entering the Canadian market at what they say is an unfair ... READ MORE

Economy and Finance


Canadians need better retirement savings options: think tank

Canadians need more sustainable and flexible retirement options to help secure future retirement ... READ MORE



BCSC panel finds fraud in sports-betting scheme

The British Columbia Securities Commission announced August 9 that one of its panels found that a B.C. man committed fraud, made ... READ MORE

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Avcorp signs production contract with Boeing

Vancouver audit software maker buys Singapore reseller

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Independent power projects a gift to private industry and a curse to taxpayers: NDP

Part two of our independent power series: Energy critic slams Liberals for misreading market and leaving BC Hydro bound to buying expensive, unnecessary independent power... READ MORE

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