Graeme Wood

Surrey developer wins right to expunge Twitter corruption claims

Surrey developer Bob Cheema claims Surrey businessman Brian Young defamed him on social media

China sets trial dates for Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

China has announced Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, two high-profile Canadian prisoners, will face trial starting Friday. The Canadian government has issued the following statement, via Marc...

West Coast Express gets seven trains refurbished

The West Coast Express is getting an upgrade, announced Catherine McKenna, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Wednesday. Seven trains will be refurbished with more energy efficient...

Surrey RCMP facing a cluster of misconduct probes

Spokesperson says investigations against officer misconduct is disconcerting but proof positive of anti-corruption measures

Vancouver real estate gains lag North American markets

Global factors such as COVID-19 and ‘cheap money’ fuel continental surge, unlike the city’s unique circumstances in the mid-2010s

Money laundering whistleblower vanishes without a trace

Ross Alderson, a former director of anti-money laundering (AML) investigations at the B.C. Lottery Corporation, took concerns to media in 2017; now he’s a no-show at the Commission of Inquiry into...

SkyTrain to Langley ready for federal bucks: Lower Mainland mayors

The political pressure is, once again, ramping up on the federal government to fund the second phase of the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension. Today, mayors across B.C.’s Lower Mainland urged the...

Surrey mayor Doug McCallum criticizes industrial land ‘dictators’

Stricter rezoning vote threshold proposal seen as an affront to municipal autonomy

Horgan silent on China’s alleged genocide tied to B.C. trade agreement

B.C. has an MOU on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which is seen by some as a primary motive behind acts to suppress Muslims in Xinjiang

Surrey city council approves 2.3% salary hike for itself

Despite its pandemic pay raise, Surrey council members have lower pay than similar B.C. cities