FINANCE & INSURANCE

Province won’t grant extension for Fort McMurray wildfire insurance claims

The provincial government announced Wednesday it will not grant a one-year extension to residents with outstanding Fort McMurray wildfire insurance claims. The announcement comes after...

B.C. Supreme Court upholds securities regulator’s renewal of $3.9-million penalty

The B.C. Supreme Court has upheld $3.9 million in penalties issued by the B.C. Securities Commission a decade ago against an Abbotsford resident for...

Canadians Taken for a Ride with Online Trading

Would you put money into a slot machine or gamble at the blackjack table if the house never paid out? Many Canadians are falling victim...

Pump-and-Dump Schemer Target of Securities Commission Hearing

A former Whistler man who ran a crude pump-and-dump scheme is facing sanctions after a BC Securities Commission (BCSC) panel found he had contravened...

Businessman in $4.8M ‘Pump-and-Dump’ Stock Case Has Links to Newfoundland Natural Foods Firm

Investigators called it a "pump-and-dump scheme" that saw 4.8 million shares in a shell company sold for nearly $4.8 million US during a four-month...