The Canadian Press

B.C. superintendent of real estate denies ignoring 'shadow flipping' problem

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's superintendent of real estate is denying that she has failed to take action on "shadow flipping," saying she only learned of specific allegations from the media last...

And the Oscar goes to ... 4 B.C. key grips for inventing inflatable green screen

DELTA, B.C. — As Godzilla rises from the ocean depths and attacks the Golden Gate Bridge, movie audiences suspend disbelief at the captivating on-screen spectacle. But strip out the immense monster...
Assignment clause is at the heart of 'shadow flipping' allegations

The obscure, legal loophole that lies at the heart of 'shadow flipping'

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's housing industry has been jolted by allegations that real estate agents are taking part in so-called shadow flipping. The controversial practice involves brokers...
Oak Bay Secondary School

Victoria-area basketball team suspended for the season after bullying incident

OAK BAY, B.C. — A Vancouver Island high school has suspended its junior boys' basketball team for a serious case of cyberbullying and says the action was meant to prevent future harm against students...

Pride flag found burned at University of B.C. during annual LGBTQ celebration

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia is speaking out after a rainbow Pride flag raised for the school's annual OUTWeek was found burned on the flagpole. In a statement released Tuesday, the...

B.C. prepares to tackle housing costs, look into improper real estate conduct

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Liberal government is promising better opportunities for buyers to get into the housing market, but warns there is no single solution to soaring prices in some...

Self-policing of B.C. real estate questioned amid 'shadow flipping' scandal

British Columbia's government is issuing a sharp warning to the self-regulated real estate industry after allegations of fraudulent and unethical practices by some Metro Vancouver Realtors. Finance...

Broken limbs, missing eyes among injuries found in dogs seized from B.C. breeder

LANGLEY, B.C. — Some of the most expensive and sought-after breeds of dogs are being nursed back to health in Vancouver after being seized from an alleged puppy mill in nearby Langley. Sixty-six...

A TRIUMF for art and Canada's home to particle and nuclear physics

VANCOUVER — Art is colliding with science inside Canada's home for particle and nuclear physics. The artist-in-residence program at TRIUMF in Vancouver is bridging the divide between the two...

Some B.C. real estate agents insider trading and helping to money launder: NDP

VANCOUVER — Allegations of fraudulent practices and insider trading by some Metro Vancouver real estate agents have prompted the provincial New Democrats to call on the British Columbia government to...