He Promised Riches and Entry to Canada. Now He’s the Subject of a Fraud Case in Vancouver.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — In the tightly knit world of Vancouver’s wealthy Chinese immigrants, Paul Se Hui Oei stood out for his ties to some of Canada’s most powerful politicians and his mastery of cultivating guanxi, or personal relationships, that attracted legions of Chinese clients eager for his assistance in gaining a legal foothold in Canada.But behind closed doors, th [...]

17 November 2017

You Can fly Round-Trip Vancouver To Toronto For $350 Including Tax

While a roundtrip flight to Toronto from Vancouver usually costs as much as a ticket overseas, WestJet Airlines is making things a little easier on your wallet.While they are going quick, some of the average base fares to Toronto are as little as $99 CAD per direction.We found a ticket departing on January 22nd and returning on February 7th that is going for a total of $351.91 CAD inclu [...]

17 November 2017

Uncomfortable at work? Vancouver lawyer offers advice

Lindsay Lyster says her law firm receives calls from both men and women claiming they have been harassed at work and seeking advice on how to deal with it. Lyster, a human rights and employment lawyer based in Vancouver, says that amidst the growing allegations in Hollywood and here in B.C., she doesn't see the problem going away. "I think it's very prevalent ... I think we're just st [...]

16 November 2017

Five reasons to check out Dance in Vancouver

Dance in VancouverNov. 22-25 | Scotiabank Dance CentreTickets and info: $24-$32, at ticketstonight.ca, thedancecentre.ca1. Femme Fatales. The biennial event Dance in Vancouver showcases local contemporary dancers and choreographers. The 2017 (and 11th) edition includes an excerpt from Femme Fatale. Through a performance by three female dancers, the Meredith Kalaman work looks at gender soc [...]

16 November 2017

StructureCraft expands B.C.'s base for engineered timber production with new plant

StructureCraft built its business designing and constructing beautiful timber buildings, but is now taking a bigger leap into manufacturing its own engineered wood material, which it unveiled Tuesday at a major conference on wood design in Vancouver.StructureCraft has always made its own custom-designed components, such as the unique wood-wave panels in the Richmond Olympic speedskating [...]

15 November 2017

Pinpointing B.C. port infrastructure priorities

Coming soon to a B.C. port near you: more container cargo in bigger ships. That’s the upbeat script the province’s ports and container terminals are following for their infrastructure expansion plans.But have they got their investment priorities right? The biggest roll of the dice on that front is also the biggest source of controversy for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA): t [...]

15 November 2017

How to Negotiate the Best Corporate Travel Deals

Corporate travel is a cornerstone of business for a lot of Canadian companies, and it can bring tremendous benefits and a great ROI if your business is doing it right. In today’s digitally driven world, there’s something even more meaningful about having your employees travel for face-to-face meetings and deal-making, especially if you can get a great price. The following are some of the tips [...]

09 November 2017

'Alarming rate' of OD deaths among Indigenous youth: study

VANCOUVER - Indigenous drug users in British Columbia are 13 times more likely to die compared with other Canadians of the same age, says a decade-long study calling for cultural connections as a path to healing deep-rooted pain. The study conducted by the Cedar Project Partnership of First Nations groups and researchers included 610 Indigenous people who smoked or injected drugs [...]

07 November 2017

Police investigating whether girl's visual impairment factored into fall

Neighbours are still reeling days after an eight-year-old girl died falling from the 22nd floor of a Burnaby highrise, and police are trying to determine whether her visual impairment played a role in the tragedy. Audrey, as the memorial where her body was found identifies her, did not crawl off of a balcony as initially believed but instead plummeted out of a window, police revea [...]

07 November 2017

Okanagan Lake-area residents riled over plans to sell lakefront properties

A proposed sale of three town-owned waterfront properties in Lake Country has riled up residents who fear diminished public access to Okanagan Lake. The town plans to sell the lots, which stretch 210 metres along the shore, for a total of $1.3 million, and put the money toward other municipal purposes. “Fifty years from now, people will scratch their heads over this extremely short-s [...]

06 November 2017

Castlegar brothers recognized for raising money to thank B.C. Children's Hospital

Ryder Squires arrived prematurely, but seemed a healthy and happy bouncing baby boy when he was born five years ago. That lasted less than an hour.   Ryder went into respiratory distress, his body unable to convert oxygen in sufficient quantities. The treatment he needed — nitric oxide, which relaxes tightened blood vessels so oxygen and blood can flow without interference — w [...]

06 November 2017

Five RV Tips for Seniors Traveling in the Great White North

Whether you’re well into retirement or you simply want to try something totally different in terms of your vacation, an RV trip is an absolutely fantastic vacation option for seniors. Think about it. Having a fully stocked vacation home on wheels means that you don’t have to stress out about packing too lightly or not having all of the comforts of home with you during your adventures. [...]

03 November 2017

New 45-minute heart surgery will 'blow people's minds': Vancouver doctor

A Vancouver cardiologist has presented details of a revolutionary heart valve surgery to thousands of doctors from around the world and says the minimally invasive procedure will "blow people's minds.'' Dr. David Wood led a study involving 411 patients who underwent an operation called 3M transcatheter aortic valve replacement for treating aortic heart valve disease at 13 centres ac [...]

01 November 2017

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Headline NewsUncomfortable at work? Vancouver lawyer offers advice

Lindsay Lyster says her law firm receives calls from both men and women claiming they have been [...]

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BusinessPinpointing B.C. port infrastructure priorities

Coming soon to a B.C. port near you: more container cargo in bigger ships. That’s the upbeat sc [...]

15 November 2017

BusinessStructureCraft expands B.C.'s base for engineered timber production with new plant

StructureCraft built its business designing and constructing beautiful timber buildings, but is no [...]

15 November 2017

NatureFive reasons to check out Dance in Vancouver

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TravelYou Can fly Round-Trip Vancouver To Toronto For $350 Including Tax

While a roundtrip flight to Toronto from Vancouver usually costs as much as a ticket overseas, W [...]

17 November 2017

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