Emma Crawford Hampel

Insurance group officers committed $47m investment fraud, alleges BCSC

The top officers of FS Financial Strategies Inc. and related companies in the FS Insurance group allegedly defrauded investors of $47 million between 2012 and 2017 by failing to tell them to fully...

New Surrey mayor, city council unanimously cancel LRT plans

Immediately after being sworn in to their new positions November 5, new Surrey mayor Doug McCallum and the city’s new councilors voted unanimously to cancel the planned Surrey-Newton-Guildford light...

Canadian economy grows 0.1% in August: StatsCan

Canada’s real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 0.1% in August, beating analysts’ expectations of zero growth, according to new data from Statistics Canada. This is a tick lower than the 0.2%...

Future of Canada’s GDP performance fragile: report

Canada’s economy has grown steadily since 1980, but a new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) says there are several factors that suggest it is on shaky...

Majority of previous Greyhound routes to be covered by year end: B.C. government

Eighty three per cent of Greyhound routes that are set to disappear October 31 will be covered by other private operators by the end of the year, the provincial government announced October...

Bank of Canada boosts overnight rate to highest level in a decade

Canada’s central bank has increased the overnight rate for the third time this year, up 25 basis points compared with July. The rate is now 1.75%, which is a full 75 basis points higher than where...

Fear of interest rate increases rising in B.C.: report

Interest rates have been creeping up over the past year, and British Columbians are becoming increasingly anxious about their finances, according to the results of a new MNP survey. The poll found...

Support for projects like LNG Canada up in B.C.: Insights West

The $30 billion LNG Canada project was signed into reality earlier this month, and a new Insights West poll shows it has the support of more British Columbians than it would have a couple years...

Around 700,000 British Columbians could lose gas supply after pipeline explosion near Prince George

Approximately 70% of FortisBC’s one million customers across the province have the potential to lose gas supply as a result of a ruptured natural gas line north of Prince George October 9. British...

Metro Vancouver home sales 36% below average in September: REBGV

September home sales across Metro Vancouver fell to 36.1% below the 10-year average for the month, according to Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) data released October 2, as demand...