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Litigants clash over who owns sound and video equipment

Vancouver businessman Bruce Scott is suing the owners of the Fort Nelson Hotel because they’re not paying him to lease equipment that he claims is his.
Cancer claims Jim Green

Cancer claims Jim Green

Accomplishments of the social activist include co-founding the Portland Hotel Society and spearheading the redevelopment of the former Woodward’s department store

Business leaders outline B.C.’s federal budget wish-list priorities

Fiscal restraint, support for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and overhauling initiatives for funding innovation among top needs
Victoria introduces act allowing social enterprise companies

Victoria introduces act allowing social enterprise companies

Provincial legislation was introduced yesterday allowing for a new hybrid type of company – the community contribution company – that combines socially beneficial purposes with a restricted ability to distribute profits to shareholders.
Vancouver men face investment fraud allegations: BCSC

Vancouver men face investment fraud allegations: BCSC

Two men who were directors and officers of a Vancouver-based group of companies are facing a hearing to answer allegations of fraud, according to the BC Securities Commission (BCSC).

Insider trading

The following is a list of the largest stock trades made by corporate executives, directors and other company insiders of B.C.’s public companies filed by the week ending February 23. The information comes from a compilation of required reports filed with the BC Securities Commission.

China comes courting Canada

Shift from export to consumer economy generating huge investment opportunities for Canadian businesses

Hot numbers

A selection of the latest business stats collected by Ipsos Reid and Business in Vancouver.

Prices up 1.7% in january

Vancity posts record net earnings in 2011

Vancity posts record net earnings in 2011

Vancity Credit Union has announced $131 million in 2011 earnings from operations and a fourth consecutive year of increased net earnings from operations at $91 million, up 5.2% from 2010.