Graeme Wood

Vancouver Aquarium turns to donors and members to stay afloat

Ocean Wise Conservation Society is now drawing off reserves to get through COVID-19 restrictions that have slashed revenues

B.C. to overhaul 20 health regulators into six big colleges

Health Minister Adrian Dix vows to have these six new colleges report complaint and disciplinary processes more transparently

Record-setting year for birth tourism in B.C. prior to pandemic

Federal Liberal government appears to have made no progress to better understand and address birth tourism, but COVID-19 is temporarily curbing the practice

What’s good for the goose (students) is not good for the gander (politicians)

All indications are B.C. politicians will continue to avoid the B.C. Legislature by conducting meetings remotely, while also sending children and teachers into classrooms with no physical distancing...

Surrey Mounties turn an ice cold shoulder to new municipal force

Amid concerns over seniority, pensions and work roles, only 14% of Surrey Mounties intend to apply to SPS; Nearly half have decided to leave the city while others are undecided

B.C. police can now enforce COVID-19 orders

Police officers and other provincial law enforcement officials in B.C. will now be allowed to issue fines to people and businesses violating public health orders related to COVID-19, announced...

China is paving its 'belt and road' to British Columbia

Surrey warehouse part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, say its proponents

North Vancouver vegan meat firm launches with executive facing securities investigation

Modern Meat started trading on Canadian Securities Exchange in June with many “Bridgemark Group” members or associates loaded up on cheap shares

Vancouver stock promoter David Sidoo sentenced to 90 days in U.S. jail

Sidoo is going to prison for fraud relating to the U.S. college admissions scandal

How COVID-19 property tax relief stacks up across Metro Vancouver

For most homeowners, 2020 property taxes are due across the Lower Mainland on July 2, however some cities have provided a combination of COVID-19-related relief via: payment due date extensions; late...