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Hundreds of people invested in B.C. financial adviser, only to lose virtually all their money

January 24, 2014

People were drawn to David Michaels Wealth Management by promises of guaranteed returns with no risk of stock-market volatility, only to lose virtually all of their money, witnesses testified at a British Columbia Securities Commission hearing. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Financial adviser’s fraud charges

January 23, 2014
Financial adviser’s fraud charges

Investors who trusted David Michaels lost hundreds of thousands CBC | British Columbia News

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Adopt-a-School: Financial boost helps teen moms excel in school

December 15, 2013

Even in an ideal world of well-heeled and supportive parents, post-secondary education remains a struggle for many students when the most they have to worry about is getting assignments in on time. How much more of a struggle then for 18-year-old Sofia Hernandez? Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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TransLink financial operating plans slammed

December 3, 2013

TransLink’s independent commissioner has red-flagged three “areas of concern” in the beleaguered transit authority’s 2014 financial operating plan, warning that they have the potential to dramatically affect existing programs, investments and operations. At the top of commissioner Robert Irwin’s concerns, found in his report of the 10-year-plan, is TransLink’s reliance on real estate revenues as [...]

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Hiring Downtown Eastside residents a good financial investment, says accounting firm

October 9, 2013

Two years ago, Paul Goeujon worked odd jobs while living in the Downtown Eastside, where poverty, drug use and crime make it difficult for residents to find and keep decent employment. Today he is employed full-time as a maintenance manager with Atira Property Management, which hires Downtown Eastside residents to work in the company’s buildings. [...]

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