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Brooks charged with hacking

Former Rupert Murdoch protege Rebekah Brooks has been formally charged with conspiring to hack into the phones of hundreds of well-known people and their associates.

Chick-fil-A support sets record

Adding controversy to the menu does not seem to have hurt Chick-fil-A.

United Way fills key post

Jo-Anne Silverman has been appointed director of fund development for the United Way of Greater Victoria. She was most recently advancement manager at the Camosun College Foundation for more than nine years.
$440 million lost in 'glitch,' Knight Capital fights for life

$440 million lost in 'glitch,' Knight Capital fights for life

Market maker's shares fall by 80 per cent

Slump in Vancouver home sales continues

July home sales in Vancouver, once the country's hottest real estate market, continued to slide and hit their lowest total for the month since 2000. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver said Thursday that 2,098 properties sold in July, down 18.

Government employees plan second walkout

B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union members have announced another walkout, almost one month after some staged a one-day strike to back contract demands.

Sport institute adds to board

Randy Smith, a retired financial planner, longtime community advocate and avid health and fitness proponent, is the newest board member of the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence Society.

Deal struck for former Air Canada division

British-based firm A J Walter Aviation said it has signed a deal to buy the component repair business of insolvent aircraft maintenance firm Aveos Fleet Performance.

Western profit increases

The sale of a tree-farm licence and improved lumber and log shipments allowed Western Forest Products to improve its bottom line by $10 million in the second quarter.

RIM to release Playbook for faster networks

New device on sale Thursday