METRO VANCOUVER - From his perch 10 metres up a tree, a lone protester held the last vigil on Burnaby Mountain, alternately taunting police and asking them not to Taser him because he'd fall out and hurt himself.
Wholesale sales rose 1.8% to $54.0 billion in September. While higher sales were recorded in six of the seven subsectors, accounting for 83% of total wholesale sales, the increase was led by the building material and supplies subsector (+5.5%).
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says Canadian housing prices have been higher than U.S. prices in real terms since 2006, an indication that the market here may be overvalued.
In a rare example of aboriginal co-operation on pipeline matters, the Nisga'a Nation's governing body has signed a $6-million deal with the B.C.
The Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Rates Act passed Thursday but the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association says the legislation removes a motorist's right to sue an insurance company for denying their claims.