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Graeme Wood

Graeme Wood

Graeme Wood is a syndicated reporter for Glacier Media. He covers regional and provincial politics, real estate policies, regulatory matters and white-collar crime.

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Recent Work by Graeme

Surrey police decision to fall on B.C. government

Surrey police decision to fall on B.C. government

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke is spearheading a police re-transition plan to rid the city of the nascent Surrey Police Service.
Young B.C. lawyer reprimanded for improperly moving $2.1M through trust accounts

Young B.C. lawyer reprimanded for improperly moving $2.1M through trust accounts

An inexperienced lawyer admitted to 'professional misconduct' after having his trust accounts used as like a personal bank account, thus skirting Canada's suspicious transaction reporting regime.
Mounties lay first-degree murder charge in B.C. cold case

Mounties lay first-degree murder charge in B.C. cold case

Chilliwack man Kyle Cromarty died from gunshot wounds on Oct. 4, 2018; charged with his murder is Alberta resident Harry Christensen.
'This is big business': How a cashless society is fuelling higher tips and profits

'This is big business': How a cashless society is fuelling higher tips and profits

Only 10 per cent of all transactions in Canada are now made in cash.
Tipping the scales: How much British Columbians dish out on tips, taxes and fees

Tipping the scales: How much British Columbians dish out on tips, taxes and fees

British Columbians may be dishing out as much as $144 million this year for tips on taxes.
Peak pandemic spending led to 'tip inflation' for B.C.'s service industry

Peak pandemic spending led to 'tip inflation' for B.C.'s service industry

"We are just in love with tipping in Canada and the U.S. It's a Western thing," says the president and CEO of the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association.
Two B.C. family lawyers commit misconduct toward female clients

Two B.C. family lawyers commit misconduct toward female clients

Two lawyers committed professional misconduct against their female clients during family law proceedings, the Law Society of BC has found.
Delta Mayor George Harvie to chair Metro Vancouver board

Delta Mayor George Harvie to chair Metro Vancouver board

The board oversees regional urban and rural planning for 21 municipalities, Tsawwassen First Nation and Electoral Area A.
'The greed here is interesting': Duped B.C. renter owed $24,000 from landlord

'The greed here is interesting': Duped B.C. renter owed $24,000 from landlord

After a B.C. renter wins a monetary order at the Residential Tenancy Branch, it's up to them to be a "collections agent," says a tenancy lawyer. "I think that deters a lot of people."
B.C. businessman David Sidoo has SEC fraud proceedings stayed

B.C. businessman David Sidoo has SEC fraud proceedings stayed

David Sidoo and seven other men face allegations of orchestrating a complex, international stock manipulation scheme that generated at least $145 million in illicit profits.
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