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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

'This is big business': How a cashless society is fuelling higher tips and profits

'This is big business': How a cashless society is fuelling higher tips and profits

Only 10 per cent of all transactions in Canada are now made in cash.
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.
Here's why B.C. is not mandating masks in schools

Here's why B.C. is not mandating masks in schools

As illnesses rise in children, Dr. Bonnie Henry stresses personal hygiene and says health authorities are measuring school absenteeism. Meanwhile, a BC Children's Hospital heart surgeon is calling the situation a "crisis."
Voter turnout declines across Lower Mainland and major B.C. cities

Voter turnout declines across Lower Mainland and major B.C. cities

Municipal election voter turnout has declined in nearly all major cities and municipalities in the province.
Politicized B.C. police unions 'quite problematic' for democracy, experts warn

Politicized B.C. police unions 'quite problematic' for democracy, experts warn

Criminology and political science professors explain why police endorsements of candidates is an "an uncomfortable place to be."
How to check if you got a surprise cheque from the B.C. government

How to check if you got a surprise cheque from the B.C. government

The one-time tax credit captured about 85 per cent of B.C. residents.
Gulf Islands meth run lands Albertan 10 years in U.S. prison

Gulf Islands meth run lands Albertan 10 years in U.S. prison

U.S. authorities were tipped off to Ted Karl Faupel's boat heading to Canada because it was weighed down by 650 kilograms of methamphetamine.
Shelving long-term goals during pandemic good for mental health, study shows

Shelving long-term goals during pandemic good for mental health, study shows

New research demonstrates the benefits of disengaging more fully from long-term goals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These B.C. cities want to tax your cellphone company

These B.C. cities want to tax your cellphone company

Your cell provider may be taxed 1% on the revenue it generates from your bill, should cities succeed in a court claim.
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