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Loblaws fights multimillion-dollar tax bill after discovery of years-long fraud scheme involving tax-exempt gas sales on Squamish Nation land

Loblaws Inc. is taking the  provincial government to court over a $2.6 million motor fuel tax and interest bill after the company voluntarily disclosed the discovery of a years-long fraud scheme by...

B.C.’s $1.5B surplus should be $7.2B: auditor general

$5.7 billion discrepancy comes from deferring federal income

Top provincial executives took home $5.28 million in 2018-2019

List includes university, ICBC and power corporation presidents

Updated: $1.5 billion B.C. surplus for 2018-19, minister says

Employer health and speculation taxes raised $464 million and $115 million, respectively

BBB warns against fake Expedia ‘customer service’ reps

The scam has bilked victims out of thousands of dollars

Fraud allegations surround cryptocurrency offering

COURTS | B.C. firm’s principals face asset seizures, claims of multimillion-dollar misappropriations

Who's getting sued: July 16, 2019

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have not been tested or proven in court.

Insider trading: July 16, 2019

The following is a list of stock trades made by corporate executives, directors and other company insiders of B.C.’s public companies filed in the week ended July 10, 2019. The information comes from...

Investors launch class action suit in alleged Bridgemark Group stock scheme

The notice of claim is posted on the website