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Vancouver modular housing for homeless destined for Kamloops

Vancouver modular housing for homeless destined for Kamloops

The 98-unit, two-building complex from Cambie Street was moved to make way for the new Vancouver Art Gallery.
Spanish Mountain Gold sues former CEO for alleged 'fraud'

Spanish Mountain Gold sues former CEO for alleged 'fraud'

Company alleges former CEO paid himself unapproved housing and personal benefits, took CERB when he was not eligible and was provided with more severance than he merited
Canadian flights, hospitals, border disrupted during global technology outage

Canadian flights, hospitals, border disrupted during global technology outage

TORONTO — A global technology outage grounded flights, disrupted hospitals, backed up border crossings and even upended coffee orders in Canada on Friday, as issues persisted hours after problems with Microsoft services were said to be on the mend.
B.C. hospitals pivot to paper amid CrowdStrike global technology outage

B.C. hospitals pivot to paper amid CrowdStrike global technology outage

VANCOUVER — About 50,000 devices in British Columbia hospitals and health facilities were impacted by the CrowdStrike global technology outage, forcing staff to pivot to using paper to manage everything from lab work to meal orders, the province's he
Metro Vancouver governance under scrutiny at Richmond city council

Metro Vancouver governance under scrutiny at Richmond city council

Malcom Brodie, Chak Au and Bill McNulty sit on the regional government's board of directors.
S&P/TSX composite index moves lower Friday, U.S. markets also down amid global outage

S&P/TSX composite index moves lower Friday, U.S. markets also down amid global outage

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved lower on Friday, as companies and organizations around the world grappled with outages stemming from a faulty CrowdStrike software update, while U.S. stock markets also fell.
Top court says government can be held liable for making unconstitutional laws

Top court says government can be held liable for making unconstitutional laws

The decision paves the way for a New Brunswick man to take the federal government to court over two laws passed by the former Conservative government in 2010 and 2012.
Elections Canada floats suggestions to shield nomination contests from meddling

Elections Canada floats suggestions to shield nomination contests from meddling

OTTAWA — Elections Canada is suggesting possible changes to protect the political nomination process from foreign meddling, including barring non-citizens from helping choose candidates, requiring parties to publish contest rules and explicitly outla
Those ignoring B.C. Securities Commission investigators can be jailed, court rules

Those ignoring B.C. Securities Commission investigators can be jailed, court rules

Anyone refusing to be interviewed by the B.C. Securities Commission may be found in contempt of court and potentially sentenced to jail, a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling affirmed.
Liberal House leader Steven MacKinnon sworn in as labour minister, replacing O'Regan

Liberal House leader Steven MacKinnon sworn in as labour minister, replacing O'Regan

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a modest tweak to his cabinet, replacing the latest Liberal MP to opt against seeking re-election with one who insists the party can bounce back from a prolonged slump in the polls.