Jamie Maxwell

News

Inside the Allegedly Exploitative Farm Owned by One of Canada’s Richest Families

A group of Guatemalan women have come forward alleging they were sexually harassed and threatened with deportation at a company owned by the Aquilini family, who also own the Vancouver Canucks.
Jamie Maxwell
5.29.19
politics

How the NDP Tested Its Federal Election Strategy in Burnaby South

Expect more left-populist rhetoric from freshly-elected leader Jagmeet Singh, say political observers.
Jamie Maxwell
3.1.19
politics

What This Burnaby Race Says About the NDP’s Federal Election Strategy

It’s do or die for leader Jagmeet Singh. Here’s what he’s telling BC voters.
Jamie Maxwell
2.8.19
Canadian Economy

Britain’s Deficit is a Lesson For Canada

Canadian voters now rank “the deficit” as a primary concern. But the last time a country embarked on a deficit-reduction plan, hundreds were left jobless.
Jamie Maxwell
7.30.18
News

What Seattle’s Failed Amazon Tax Means for Vancouver

Both cities face rising inequality and homelessness, but efforts to tax extreme wealth may end differently.
Jamie Maxwell
6.13.18
politics

Inside the Left’s Race to Capture Berniemania in Canada

Architects of Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn campaigns kept a close eye on the NDP’s weekend convention.
Jamie Maxwell
2.20.18
Canadian Economy

The Canadian economy might be booming, but not if you’re an immigrant

An immigrant to Canada earns 16 percent less than a Canadian-born worker
Jamie Maxwell
12.11.17
immigration

Migrant Workers Are Nervous About BC Government’s Registry Plans

Will an incoming temporary foreign worker registry improve employment conditions, or push migrants out of the country?
Jamie Maxwell
8.31.17