Vancouver, Victoria & British Columbia Finance Online News

  • 26.05.2017 21:30

    As more employees push to work from home, Citrix Canada’s Michael Murphy discusses how companies can balance accommodating telecommuting with computer security concerns. Author and marketing expert Robert Glazer discusses trends in affiliate marketing, and the industry's exciting future. Export Development Canada chief economist Peter Hall examines the potential for export growth this year in B.C. ...

  • 26.05.2017 21:26

    TORONTO – Nortel Canada’s long-suffering creditors will finally begin to receive their share of more than US$4 billion to be distributed under a plan approved in January, eight years after the former technology titan began bankruptcy proceedin

  • 26.05.2017 19:38

    TORONTO – North American stock markets were generally lower in late-morning trading, but only modestly. The S&P/TSX composite index fell 22.03 points to 15,388.70, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 1

  • 26.05.2017 19:02

    PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania man is in the money after setting a record on “The Price is Right.” Ryan Belz, of Millerton, was wildly enthusiastic just to get called on stage in the episode that aired Thursday. His unbridled excitement o

  • 25.05.2017 22:06

    An integrated tax strategy is essential for small businesses, but too few have one, say financial advisers. “Overlooking tax strategies is a common mistake business owners make. The right planning can help them keep more of their returns,” said BlueShore Financial’s David Lee. “It’s not what you make, but what you keep.” He pointed to several strategies. Structuring investments Bonds and term deposits ...

  • 25.05.2017 20:14

    OTTAWA – A senior Bank of Canada official says modernization of the country’s core payments infrastructure is long overdue amid the rapid advance of new technologies — and the risks that accompany them. In prepared remarks of a speech, deputy

  • 25.05.2017 19:38

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Investors have been betting heavily on emerging markets stocks this year, and the strategy appears to be paying off. The MSCI Emerging Markets Investment Market Index, which covers securities across developing nations, is up ne

  • 25.05.2017 19:38

    TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index started on a positive note, but dipped into the red by late-morning. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 8.95 points to 15,410.54, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial aver

  • 25.05.2017 06:26

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Authors Guild has honoured Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison and James Patterson at its 25th annual gala. Both Morrison and Patterson received Distinguished Service Awards Wednesday night in New York City. Morrison praised

  • 24.05.2017 22:06

    Don’t get a job, but beware of American trade negotiators.  BIV reporter Hayley Woodin hosts the latest podcast. This week's stories include Canada is facing a 30 per cent chance of its housing market going bust, according to Goldman Sachs. The U.S. has formally announced it wants to renegotiate NAFTA. The impending talks could affect everything from energy to the digital economy. The U.S. ...

  • 24.05.2017 22:06

    Small businesses are establishing Vancouver as a clean-technology hub. The city now has Canada’s largest concentration of clean-tech companies, and 79%, according to a KPMG report, are small businesses. “If you talk to the clean-tech companies, most of them started with just a few people trying to solve a major problem,” said Karn Manhas, founder and CEO of Terramera,,a Vancouver-based biopesticide ...

  • 24.05.2017 20:44

    Italian coffee giant Lavazza is acquiring control of BC-based Kicking Horse Coffee, buying an 80 per cent stake for $215 million.

  • 24.05.2017 11:44

    OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada is expected to stick with its benchmark interest rate today even though the economy is off to a stronger-than-expected start in 2017. Analysts widely predict governor Stephen Poloz to keep the rate locked at its very low

  • 24.05.2017 00:24

    A new dining experience is set for its Vancouver debut this summer, but you’ll be craning your neck to find it. In July, Dinner in the Sky Canada (DITSC) plans to launch its first sky-dining experience in British Columbia. Suspended from a crane, attendees will be served dinner and drinks while harnessed into a platform that hangs nearly 200 feet above the ground overlooking downtown Vancouver.  ...

  • 23.05.2017 22:00

    On the latest show, Meghan Sali from OpenMedia looks ahead to the future of net neutrality in North America.  Neil Patel, CEO of Print the Future, discusses the advances made in 3D-printed furniture.  Author Barbara Annis makes the business case for fostering gender intelligence.  And Robert Walls, IT manager at Boughton Law, offers cyber security solutions for businesses big and small. ...

  • 23.05.2017 20:12

    The following is a list of stock trades made by corporate executives, directors and other company insiders of B.C.’s public companies filed in the week ended May 17, 2017. The information comes from a compilation of required reports filed with the BC Securities Commission obtained from DisclosureNet.com. Insider Gabriel Rubacha, director Company: Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX:LAC) Shares owned: 737,000 ...

  • 23.05.2017 17:44

    WASHINGTON – U.S. sales of new homes last month registered the biggest drop in more than two years. The Commerce Department says new-home sales skidded 11.4 per cent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000. It was the biggest monthl

  • 23.05.2017 12:20

    TORONTO – Nearly three quarters of Canadian homeowners say they would have difficulty paying their mortgage if their payments were to increase by more than 10 per cent, says a new survey by Manulife Bank. Thirty-eight per cent of those polled say th

  • 23.05.2017 10:00

    A Metro Vancouver house advertised for sale in bitcoins was an “honest mistake that never should have been made,” said Derek Drew, manager-broker of Sutton Centre Realty in Burnaby. The newly built, 5,000-square-foot house at 707 Firdale Street in Coquitlam had been advertised on Craigslist in Vancouver and Hong Kong. The ad reads “$2099 Bitcoin new house for sale btc (Coquitlam).” The asking price ...

  • 23.05.2017 09:56

    BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territories – A senior Palestinian official says he expects President Donald Trump’s visit to the Holy Land to reopen a path toward resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Trump is meeting Palestinian Pre

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