Full SkyTrain shutdown planned for Tuesday morning

SkyTrain cars leave Brentwood SkyTrain station in Burnaby earlier this year. Unionized SkyTrain workers have issued 72-hour strike notice. Arlen Redekop / PNG files SkyTrain employees are planning a full withdrawal of services for three days beginning Tuesday if no progress is made in talks with TransLink’s B.C. Rapid Transit Company. “We understand that this […]

Ex-premier wages a new political — and personal — battle

Brian Peckford, the former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, now lives on Vancouver Island. Handout He was premier of Newfoundland from 1979 to 1989. Now, as a B.C. resident, Brian Peckford is still game for a political fight. Today he’s taking on Ottawa and Victoria, saying they need to do more to end the shortage […]

Properties linked to money-laundering schemes remain in hands of accused: investigation

Metro Vancouver properties valued at nearly $10 million remain in the hands of people prosecuted in the U.S. for money laundering, Postmedia has learned. Three properties were discovered during Postmedia’s compilation and analysis of 12 cases — reported Saturday — of money laundering in real estate in British Columbia dating back nearly 30 years. During […]