Money

New heights for Chinese counterfeiting: entire "Apple" stores

Piracy hits new heights with fake "dealer" stores -- which sell some real merchandise.

Riot fund set to compensate businesses damaged in the playoff chaos

Up to $7,000 each for uninsured damage -- but not for stolen merchandise.

Energy ministers meet to forge national "approach" for Canada

Critics say we'll get an export policy, not a genuine energy policy.

Canada will suffer if US defaults on debt

Economists say signs are hopeful for deal, but worry remains.

Controversial HST turns one year old

As ballots hit the mail, feelings remain mixed over the tax that has bitterly divided BC.

Bell Canada busted for misleading advertising

Bell Canada is faced with a $10 million fine for advertising low prices without including the cost of mandatory additional fees.

Keeping HST is better for British Columbia, these economists say

With the HST referendum currently underway, British Columbians have the option of voting either "No" to keep the revised HST in place, or "Yes" to return to the dual tax systems of the PST and GST. A...

A private jet tour around the world in 28 Days

Around the World in 28 days! Not many people think about hopping aboard a private jet for their dream vacation.  The cost alone is enough to make even the wealthiest among us hold tighter...

HST explainer

Now that Canada Post is functioning again, it's time to decide about the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).  Should you vote to keep the tax, or should you vote to give it the boot?  You may have...

Survival, but not careers

A group of recent university graduates at a round table discussion at the Vancouver Observer said they were able to find survival jobs but not opportunities in the careers they've trained for.