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Hardy Grewal, Subway franchise kingpin, donates $1M to Concordia

Son of Indian farmers came to Canada with $7, former cabbie now owns 2,100 fast-food franchises By Roberto Rocha, CBC News Hardeep Singh Grewal, the son of Punjabi sugar-cane farmers,...

Surrey Libraries launches Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2018

Surrey, BC. Surrey Libraries is pleased to launch its Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2018. The Library Board presented the Plan to Mayor and...

Real estate cheating scandal claims mortgage broker

Man who allegedly wrote licensing exam for Ryan Rana revealed; Rana on leave as 'special constable' By Jason Proctor, CBC News A bizarre B.C. real estate scandal has widened...

Your kid’s prom just got even more expensive

POLLY MOSENDZ, WASHINGTON POST   Parents are accustomed to being treated like human cash machines during prom season, spending close to $1,000 to guarantee that a...

Move over RRSP, TFSA: Here are 7 strategies for maximizing investment returns you might not know about

By Jason Heath Investors tend to focus first and foremost on gross returns. Since an investor only gets to keep their net return after-tax, tax should...

Man pays $400 a month to sleep in wooden box in friends’ San Francisco living room

Yanan Wang, Washington Post By now, the high price of rent in and around San Francisco has become at once a familiar lament and an...

What’s new for this tax-filing season?

Vancouver, British Columbia, March 30, 2016…The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) would like to remind Canadians of new or improved tax relief measures and online...

Former Liberal MLA Barry Penner named ICBC chairman

VICTORIA – Former Liberal MLA Barry Penner is the new chairman of the Insurance Corporation of B.C. Penner will start the job March 31, on...

Premier Clark announces upcoming changes to the public service

Premier Christy Clark announced upcoming changes to key positions in the BC Public Service: After 27 years of serving the Province, John Dyble, deputy minister...

Cherries Jubilee! B.C. celebrates record year for cherry exports

British Columbia's cherry exports  business has had a remarkable increase in 2015, says minister of  Agriculture. “Today, I am pleased to report in 2015, B.C. cherry...

Shaw to sell Global TV network, specialty channels to Corus for $2.65 billion

BY THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY - Shaw Communications is selling its media division to Corus Entertainment for $2.65 billion — a deal that will help...

South Asian history initiative helps Royal Columbian cardiac care

100 Year Journey supports campaign to upgrade hospital’s cardiac cath lab New Westminster, B.C. – {December 10, 2015} – An effort to preserve and share...

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High-profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

Kang pleaded guilty last month to several charges related to a massive 2018 Vancouver police investigation and was awaiting sentencing. By Kim Bolan A high-profile Lower...

Richmond murder is suspected retaliation for Kang hit, sources say

By Kim Bolan A convicted drug-trafficker with links to the Wolf Pack and Brothers Keepers (BK) gang was shot to death in Richmond on Thursday...

Mayor of Castlegar resigns following backlash over trip to family cabin

Vancouver: (Vancouver Sun) The mayor of a B.C. city in the West Kootenays has quit following backlash over a trip he took with his...

Thousands of Canadians still travelling to Hawaii, despite pandemic

TORONTO -(CTV News)- In the wake of several Canadian elected officials being caught travelling over the holidays – despite federal health guidelines stating non-essential...