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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

B.C. lawyer's $2M 'misappropriated' from trust among highest in history, society says

B.C. lawyer's $2M 'misappropriated' from trust among highest in history, society says

Russel Sean McDonough has expressed remorse for his actions.
B.C. lifts fee on beneficial land ownership data

B.C. lifts fee on beneficial land ownership data

Dropping $5.25 search fee should expand access for groups seeking to conduct due diligence and anti-money laundering investigations in the B.C. housing sector, advocates argue.
'Magic Johnson' investment scam nets B.C. fraudster market ban

'Magic Johnson' investment scam nets B.C. fraudster market ban

Jeffrey Shaughnessy admitted to duping investors and has now received a market ban from the B.C. Securities Commission.
$200 Valentine's Day? That's what most younger Canadians are spending

$200 Valentine's Day? That's what most younger Canadians are spending

Men intend to spend more money than women on Valentine's Day this year, according to CIBC.
Debt forcing more Gen Z and 'younger' millennials to move back home, survey shows

Debt forcing more Gen Z and 'younger' millennials to move back home, survey shows

The 2024 Consumer Debt Report by the Credit Counselling Society indicates younger Canadians are being proactive about managing their debt levels as anxiety rises across the board.
Record seizure of $11M of contraband tobacco and weapons nets four arrests

Record seizure of $11M of contraband tobacco and weapons nets four arrests

A special combined police unit in B.C. has uncovered what it deems to be the largest contraband tobacco seizure in B.C. history.
B.C. investment dealer that oversaw suspicious, 'unprofitable' trades fined $150K

B.C. investment dealer that oversaw suspicious, 'unprofitable' trades fined $150K

Leede Jones Gable Inc. failed to adequately supervise stockbroker Larry Martin, who admitted to failing to fulfil his gatekeeper responsibilities, states settlement agreement.
B.C. man facing fraud charges in U.S. fined $40K for illegal trades

B.C. man facing fraud charges in U.S. fined $40K for illegal trades

Aarif Jamani is barred from B.C.'s capital markets for four years after conceding he violated a cease trade order; in a related matter Jamani faces securities fraud charges in a New York court
Last of 'vulnerable' B.C. co-ops saved despite feds being 'MIA'

Last of 'vulnerable' B.C. co-ops saved despite feds being 'MIA'

Two rare co-ops on private land have been saved from the prospect of redevelopment with a $71-million injection of cash to a non-profit trust entity operated by the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC.
$20K fine and suspension for B.C. lawyer assisting illegal insider trading

$20K fine and suspension for B.C. lawyer assisting illegal insider trading

Lawyer Samuel Cole had advised his client to use the client's girlfriend as a nominee buyer of shares during a reverse takeover, thus violating insider trading rules.
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