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This Quadriga client lost his entire life savings in $560,000 mistake – Crypto currency follies

Image: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg — Quadriga, the Canadian crypto currency broker was suspended and then shutdown with initial reports up to $850 Million in funds frozen or missing Recent reports saying the exchange, now under creditor protection, owes roughly $250-million to … Continue reading

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RCMP criminal investigation into Katz, Sheegl and Caspian over the Winnipeg Police HQ and Canada Post Building enters 5th year but no charges yet

Four years ago, RCMP raided the offices of Caspian Construction, the primary contractor on the police HQ project. The investigation into that project is ongoing. (CBC) Feb 12 2019 Collection of CBC articles and some important questions not asked or … Continue reading

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Bankrupt companies can’t avoid oil well cleanups, top court says

JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED JANUARY 31, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/article-bankrupt-energy-companies-cant-abandon-old-wells-supreme-court-says/

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Crypto chaos: From Vancouver to Halifax, tracing the mystery of Quadriga’s missing millions

Feb 8 2019 Interesting article from The Globe and Mail about Canada’s largest Crypto Currency brokerage before it was forced to suspend activity and shutdown leaving $850 Million frozen or lost. — Gerald Cotten built one of Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency … Continue reading

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Allegations, police and media investigations, trials and convictions related to Ontario politics

Dec 29 2018 – Globe and Mail and National Post investigations — The allegations of voting fraud, related nomination or election corruption, coverup of wrong doings, police investigations with some trials or convictions in Ontario in the following media investigations … Continue reading

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Bitcoin tanks

I had some friends ask about my thoughts about investing in bitcoin when one was at around $15k. I had not traded directly even in equities for years but knew it was very volatile and high risk. It had been … Continue reading

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Hustle in the oil patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis – Investigation

Just a few years after the boom, energy companies are shedding distressed wells for next to nothing. It’s a brisk trade in junk assets — and it’s going virtually unchecked by regulators. Who will pay to clean it up? JEFF … Continue reading

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