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Chinese Communist Party, satellite families and Vancouver real estate: Court case reveals nexus

Vancouver Law Courts

A recent divorce case offers a glimpse into the nexus between the Chinese Communist Party, satellite families and Vancouver real estate. In the case recently argued at the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver, Bin Bin Tang had applied

Metro Vancouver detached prices surge despite COVID-19 in August

The Metro Vancouver detached housing market is showing signs of a rebound in August despite the economic turbuluence brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The OpenHousing House Price Index for detached properties – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat

Vancouver realtor caught on camera stealing fruits from property for sale

A Vancouver real estate agency is apologizing after one of its agents was caught on camera stealing pears from a tree situated at a property that he was showing his clients. The property owner Jill Chan shared her experience on

Realtor who pleaded guilty for careless driving over fatal crash after a night of partying blames victim in civil suit

VANCOUVER — The realtor who pleaded guilty for careless driving over the 2016 crash that killed cyclist Bradley Dean is now blaming the victim for the accident in a civil case. Michael Wing Sing Fan had taken the wheel without

Fewer than 1% of Canadians have caught COVID-19, study finds

Fewer than 1% of Canadians have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, according to initial results of the first 10,000 blood donor samples assessed for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies released today by Canadian Blood Services and Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force

WE scandal hits Trudeau’s approval ratings

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval has dropped five points in the first reading of public opinion since questions arose regarding his government’s – and family’s – ties to the WE group of organizations, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid

BCG vaccination may protect against COVID-19, back-to-back studies suggest

A century-old tuberculosis vaccine appears to offer protection against COVID-19, according to back-to-back peer-reviewed studies by international scientists. The researchers from India, China, US and Italy reported[1]Sharma, A., Kumar Sharma, S., Shi, Y. et al. BCG vaccination policy and preventive

“Kicking against pricks”: China rebukes Canada for suspending extradition treaty with Hong Kong

China described Ottawa’s decision to suspend the extradition treaty with Hong Kong as “kicking against pricks” and threatened to take more action against Canada for interfering in “China’s internal affairs”. “Hong Kong is China’s special administrative region. Hong Kong affairs

NY study finds hydroxychloroquine may have saved COVID-19 patients’ lives

Treatment with controversial anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine may have reduced deaths in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to results of a peer-reviewed study by a group of New York researchers. Dr. Takahisa Mikami and his team at Icahn School of Medicine at

Canadians demand action as birth tourism operators go global

By Lisa Tanh Canadian citizens are demanding that federal government curb the practice of birth tourism as several underground businesses expand into global operations. Kerry Starchuk, a Richmond resident and anti-birth tourism activist, highlighted that some global operations have offices