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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the provincial government to give interior residents a break by cutting fuel taxes, fixing ICBC and axing the Employer Health Tax (EHT).

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

The Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, has issued a report on some of the different patient outcomes between private-contractor care facilities for seniors, and facilities operated by a Health Authority.  The findings are compelling.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

In 2007, Canada was one of four countries to vote against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (with New Zealand, the United States and Australia).

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

A typical Canadian family of four will pay $12,935 for health care in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by John Horgan on Sunday Jul 29 2018

A little over a year ago, I became Premier of B.C.

It’s been a challenging and rewarding year, and I’m energized by everything we’ve been able to do for the people of B.C.

Our priority is working for you, to make life more affordable, improve the services you and your family rely on, and create good jobs and a strong, sustainable economy throughout B.C.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Echo chambers has been popular as a buzz phrase as of late, the idea that we post and share links and opinions that we agree with on social media to others that also agree with them, thereby amplifying their echo.

What happens to those chambers, though, when 'dark echoes' infect public debate?

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

Now that the summer heat is here, power companies, like FortisBC, are reminding customers to be aware of the energy they use to keep their homes cool, especially during peak electricity usage hours of 4-7 p.m. when people come home from work or other daytime activities.

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 22 2018

Last Halloween, Justin Trudeau launched a thousand photo ops by wearing a Superman costume into the House of Commons. Now it’s time for the Prime Minister to show Canadians what kind of Man of Steel he wants to be.

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 19 2018

Déjà vu.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

Ever wonder why car insurance costs keeps on rising in BC?

Car accidents could be the reason after ICBC announced in a media release that crashes are on the rise once again in B.C.

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