The Canadian Press

Six-year prison sentence for former B.C. notary who masterminded ‘massive fraud’

By The Canadian Press
September 28, 2016 - 10:28am Updated: September 28, 2016 - 6:20pm

VANCOUVER — A judge who sentenced a former British Columbia notary to six years in prison says she abused her position of trust by luring people into a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of millions of dollars and destabilized Canada’s capital markets.

Royals urged by First Nations to push governments for reconciliation

By The Canadian Press
September 27, 2016 - 5:49pm Updated: September 28, 2016 - 6:19pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — First Nations leaders have urged the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to encourage the British Columbia and federal governments to take their issues seriously, marking the second straight day of the royal tour that aboriginal leaders expressed frustration.