Many British Columbians were shocked when they heard the findings of the Expert Panel on Money Laundering in Real Estate. More than $7 billion in dirty money was laundered in B.C. last year alone. About $5 billion of that went through B.C.’s real estate market, driving housing prices up and hurting families, seniors and students.
Pity assignment editors in newsrooms across B.C. this month. No shortage of material.
BullyingCanada is seeking volunteers across the country to help offer our services to the many bullied youth throughout Canada. BullyingCanada receives, on average, more than a thousand requests a day and in order to reach kids where they are—on their smartphones without actually being on the phone—BullyingCanada
Sydney was found by a Good Samaritan and arrived at the BC SPCA’s Kamloops & District Branch heavily pregnant with an abscess on her paw.
This week, representatives of 132 governments around the world released a United Nations report that issues a stark warning: the accelerating deterioration of nature is jeopardizing humanity’s collective future. The report is the most comprehensive-ever study of life on Earth.
More than 30 organizations from across the province joined together in Victoria on Wednesday to call for major reform to B.C.’s dated mining laws and regulations. Wildsight joined the group to call on the B.C.
Ignoring new, prominent warning signs and flying through one of British Columbia's highest-risk intersections soon will lead to an automated speeding ticket - a road safety approach proven to cut speeds and tragic outcomes elsewhere.
British Columbia’s luxury car sector is being used to launder the proceeds of crime, according to an independent review on money laundering through luxury cars and horse racing by former senior RCMP officer Peter German.
German's report, released Tuesday, May 7, 2019, is the first detailed examination of money laundering in luxury car sales in Canada.
By Alex Hemingway
Changes to personal BC taxes over the past year and a half — including elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums—mean the vast majority of households are seeing their tax bills fall while the richest one per cent are paying more.
This is good news for tax fairness in BC.