Graeme Wood

Federal housing minister's 'fiasco' flip-flop on housing funds puzzles B.C. mayors

Mayors from Burnaby and Surrey were ready to accept a combined $138 million to fund an acceleration of housing permits and new affordable housing projects until the federal housing minister kiboshed...

B.C. birth rate decline accelerating, statistics show

The province saw 41,833 newborns in 2022 as its fertility rate continues to decline faster than the national average

Ex-NHL player admits illegal insider trading, consulting misconduct in B.C.

Cameron Paddock, a director of hockey for the North Shore Winter Club, admitted to illegally trading securities for companies that issued him consulting contracts

B.C. lawyers try to tame legal costs as claims tick up

B.C.’s lawyers pay $1,800 annually into an indemnity fund for liability claims when a lawyer makes a mistake

Single B.C. legal regulator legislation delayed to spring 2024

A new, single regulator for legal service providers would be in line with regulatory changes to other professions in B.C. over the past three years; but lawyers have voiced concerns about...

Metro Vancouver transit projects near funding deadline, says Mayors' Council

Metro Vancouver mayors continue with public campaigning to pressure senior governments for transit funding.

B.C. lawyer wired $2.6M to Dubai for client under U.S. stock probe

Neal Burton Wang faces discipline from the Law Society of BC after being caught moving millions of dollars through his trust account, to a company in Dubai, according to a tribunal ruling

B.C. mining executive fined $40K for consulting misrepresentations

Bryn Gardener-Evans suggested that the B.C. Securities Commission has found difficulties with its regulations and is changing them after the fact while using him as a 'scapegoat'

Former B.C. doctor to pay US$10.4M, sell waterfront home after stock fraud admission

Former B.C. cannabis company executive and stock promoter faces a sentencing hearing for criminal conduct in November

B.C. parents missing out on free money for their children's education

Every child in B.C. is eligible for a free, one-time $1,200 RESP grant, with no contribution, upon turning six and until the age of nine; but only roughly half of children are receiving it, according...