The U.S. and Canada insist the arrest of a Chinese executive is a purely legal matter. Trump just made it political.

Canada’s Dec. 1 arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, on a U.S. warrant has roiled U.S.-China trade negotiations and Chinese-Canadian relations. The dicey situation got even more complicated on Tuesday, when Canada confirmed that Chinese security agents arrested former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig for unspecified reasons and President […]

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B.C. Securities Commission expands criminal investigation team with regulatory fee increase

The B.C. Securities Commission will increase revenues by an estimated $7.6 million to boost enforcement and support and regulate new financial technologies such as crypto currency. The revenue increase, estimated at 16 per cent of the BCSC’s annual budget, will come from fee increases levied on financial advisors and regulatory filings for activities used to […]

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