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Avoiding post-holiday debt blues

!As a trustee in bankruptsy for BDO Canada, Kelly Chow has seen the tragic results of people overextending their spending, especially at Christmas. - MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER
  • posted Dec 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Kelly Chow doesn't look like Scrooge. But his cautionary words would clamp shut the wallets of even the most frenzied Christmas shoppers.

Just the Facts: Medical Marijuana in Canada (VIDEO)

  • updated Dec 16, 2014 at 2:28 PM

There are currently 13,761 patients nationwide who are registered to use medical marijuana, according to Health Canada.

Apartment vacancy rates drop, rents rise in Lower Mainland

  • updated Dec 16, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Two bedroom rents average $1,311 in Metro Vancouver, foreign ownership estimated at 2.3 per cent (with chart)

Burnaby Heights' Chez Christophe takes gold at International Chocolate Awards

  • posted Dec 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Burnaby Heights chocolatier Christophe Bonzon turned white chocolate into gold recently at the 2014 International Chocolate Awards.

BC Ferries ends fuel surcharge as oil falls

  • posted Dec 15, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Extra 3.4 per cent charge eliminated as price of diesel falls, ferry corporation hedges its costs

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