Graeme Wood

Law Society of BC fails to disbar lawyer Hong Guo following review

Hong Guo is scheduled to start her one-year suspension on March 8 after the Law Society of BC unsuccessfully argued for her disbarment in relation to various trust account violations.

Vancouver-based Wealth One Bank fined for anti-money laundering violations

Wealth One Bank failed to submit suspicious transaction reports 'where there were reasonable grounds to suspect that transactions were related to a money laundering offence,' according to regulators

'It's essential': Nearly 200 beds part of B.C.'s $1B investment in mental health, addiction treatment

The Canadian Mental Health Association BC will be a large beneficiary of the funds

B.C. MP leads call for public inquiry into foreign interference

The MP for New Westminster-Burnaby called on Parliament Wednesday to launch a national public inquiry into allegations of foreign interference in Canada’s democratic system, “including but not...

B.C. minister announces temporary TikTok ban on government devices

"Effective immediately, the TikTok app will not be permitted from government-issued mobile devices," says Minister of Citizens' Services Lisa Beare.

Metro Vancouver regional growth strategy approved after Surrey reversal

With Surrey and Township of Langley on board, the Metro Vancouver regional growth strategy calls for more affordable housing, less carbon pollution and more protected green space while still building...

B.C. businessman to pay $5M to SEC after U.S. stock fraud charges

Graham Taylor used a law firm to orchestrate a "pump and dump," according to SEC claims which he neither admits nor denies in a US$5M settlement.

As B.C. restaurants rebound, tipping tapers among patrons

B.C. restaurants are on the mend from pandemic restrictions, data from Statistics Canada shows. However, when it comes to tipping, a new poll suggests Canadians have less of an appetite.

West Vancouver man banned from B.C. markets after $1B penny stock fraud case in U.S.

Fred Sharp of West Vancouver was the 'mastermind' of securities fraud schemes involving over $1 billion worth of transactions, a U.S. court ruled.

Metro Vancouver mayors ask for $500M to match inflation and growth demands on TransLink

"Our challenge is no longer just about surviving the effects of the pandemic and inflation," says Brad West, mayor of Port Coquitlam and chair of the Mayors' Council.