The Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia was announced on May 15, 2019 by Premier John Horgan. The decision to proceed with a commission of inquiry followed four independent reviews that found extraordinary levels of money laundering in B.C.'s real estate market, casinos and other sectors of the economy.
The reports are:
- Dirty Money: An Independent Review of Money Laundering in Lower Mainland Casinos Conducted for the Attorney General of British Columbia Gaming Final Report Peter M. German, Q.C., March 31, 2018;
- Dirty Money - Part 2: Turning the Tide - An Independent Review of Money Laundering in B.C. Real Estate, Luxury Vehicle Sales & Horse Racing Dirty Money Report Part 2 Peter M. German, Q.C., March 31, 2019;
- Combatting Money Laundering in BC Real Estate Combatting Money Laundering Report Maureen Maloney, Tsur Somerville and Brigitte Unger, March 31, 2019; and
- Real Estate Regulatory Structure Review Real Estate Regulatory Structure Review Report 2018 Dan Perrin, 2018.