Incendiary device was in bag scanned at Victoria airport

Incendiary device was in bag scanned at Victoria airport

Incendiary device and inert surplus military supplies found in bag that passenger brought to airport. Security staff raised alert after bag was scanned. A suspicious bag scanned at Victoria International Airport has been confirmed to have held an incendiary device plus inert surplus military supplies, the airport said in a statement Tuesday evening. The bag … Read more

These Hyundai Cars Are Being Recalled for Potentially Explosive Seatbelt Parts

These Hyundai Cars Are Being Recalled for Potentially Explosive Seatbelt Parts

Photo: Jonathan Weiss (Shutterstock) Seatbelts essentially have one job: To keep the humans inside a vehicle safe. Typically that means ensuring that drivers and passengers remain relatively stationary during a crash, but in light of the latest recall from Hyundaiwe’re going to add “does not explode” to our seatbelt wishlist. In total, 239,000 vehicles are … Read more

YYJ delays: RCMP called to Victoria International Airport for suspicious package

YYJ delays: RCMP called to Victoria International Airport for suspicious package

Travelers who have a flight planned at Victoria International Airport (YYJ) on Tuesday are being warned of travel disruptions due to police activity. Sidney/North Saanich RCMP say the airport was closed after a suspicious package was discovered around 1:30 pm Cpl. Andres Sanchez of the Sidney/North Saanich RCMP says that the airport was closed to … Read more

Investors pulled almost $5-billion out of Canadian mutual funds last month amid market turmoil

Investors pulled almost -billion out of Canadian mutual funds last month amid market turmoil

On Tuesday, the S&P/TSX Composite Index closed at 20,286.20.Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Canadian investors pulled billions of dollars from their mutual fund investments last month while falling share prices led to an $87.5-billion decline in total assets for the industry. Mutual fund assets dropped by 4.4 per cent from March, 2022, falling to $1.914-trillion at … Read more

Gary Ng bought Vancouver brokerage firm fraudulently: panel

Gary Ng bought Vancouver brokerage firm fraudulently: panel

Gary Man Kin Ng touted himself as one with successful technology, real estate and manufacturing investments in Canada and China. Winnipeg native Gary Man Kin Ng secured about $172 million in loans by fraudulent means to purchase a Vancouver investment firm, an independent panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) determined May … Read more

RCMP close Victoria, BC airport to commercial flights due to suspicious package – BC

RCMP close Victoria, BC airport to commercial flights due to suspicious package – BC

An RCMP incident has closed Victoria’s airport to commercial flights Tuesday. The Victoria Airport Authority confirmed police are responding to a call at the airport. Sidney/North Saanich RCMP said in a release that officers are responding to a threat, which Cpl. Andres Sanchez told the Canadian Press appears to be “an incendiary device” in someone’s … Read more

Activision Blizzard Devs Don’t Want Any More Breast Milk Stolen

Activision Blizzard Devs Don’t Want Any More Breast Milk Stolen

Picture: Activision Blizzard 10 months after a California lawsuit alleged widespread sexual harassment and discrimination did call of duty publisher Activision Blizzard, employees at the company don’t feel like it’s made the necessary changes and have created a worker committee to demand further reforms. Chief among them are calls for independent investigations, an end to … Read more