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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

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.
What are unexplained wealth orders and why is B.C. adopting them?

What are unexplained wealth orders and why is B.C. adopting them?

Unexplained wealth orders will allow government to ask people to show proof of source of funds when connections to criminal activity can be shown.
Money laundering ring tied to Vancouver real estate alleged by police group

Money laundering ring tied to Vancouver real estate alleged by police group

The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team and RCMP have arrested four Vancouver residents alleged to have formed a money laundering ring for organized crime groups.
B.C. strata rental changes could fuel speculation, critics say

B.C. strata rental changes could fuel speculation, critics say

The B.C. NDP government is removing grandfathered rental restrictions in residential stratas, but to what end?
'Trust has to be earned': David Eby sworn in as B.C.'s 37th premier

'Trust has to be earned': David Eby sworn in as B.C.'s 37th premier

During his oath-of-office ceremony, the new premier talked a lot about his domestic agenda. He touched on the opioid crisis, housing and health care.
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