British Columbia

How retail giants seized on pop-ups to woo millennials, test expansion plans

By The Canadian Press
October 9, 2017 - 11:24am

VANCOUVER — To drum up excitement around the launch of a credit card targeting the oft-pursued millennial demographic, American Express Canada tapped several star chefs last month to serve Instagram-worthy plates at a restaurant in Toronto that would launch and shutter within a week.

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Former B.C. broadcaster and Kamloops MLA Rafe Mair dead at 85

By Amy Judd / Global News
October 9, 2017 - 10:18am Updated: October 10, 2017 - 3:27am

VANCOUVER — Legendary broadcaster and political commentator Rafe Mair has died at the age of 85.

Mair is remembered as a provincial cabinet minister, opinionated public voice, and above all as a radio host who spent much of his career at CKNW.

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Tim Hortons franchisee group files new lawsuit against parent company

By The Canadian Press
October 7, 2017 - 7:56am

VANCOUVER — The legal battle between a group of Tim Hortons franchisees and their parent company escalated Friday as the corporate-unsanctioned association filed a lawsuit alleging that Restaurant Brands International, its subsidiary and several executives continually subvert their right to assoc