To The Editor:
The devastating hurricanes we witnessed in early September shouldn’t have been named after a sweet old couple like Irma and Harvey. They should be named after the true culprits: Exxon and Chevron.
The headlines should have read “B.C.'s Wild West reputation laid to rest.”
British Columbians are facing a crucial test in the coming weeks – reaching an opinion on the planned Site C dam.
Currently estimated to cost $8.8 billion, the hydroelectric dam on the Peace River is the single most expensive public infrastructure project ever proposed in B.C. history.
To The Editor:
Last month, Finance Minister Bill Morneau released a discussion paper that suggested one of the best ways to raise money is to close certain tax loopholes that benefit the wealthiest Canadians. “Many of the richest Canadians are unfairly exploiting the tax rules designed to help businesses thrive,” he said.
There's nothing quite like poring through 87,527 credit card charges to the B.C. government's plastic in 2016/17.
Charges that can often be on top of a company's billings to existing government accounts. For instance, last year, Sensus Communications billed the government $79,286, while various ministries put an additional $58,059 on plastic.
For the first time in 16 years, B.C. workers have much to celebrate on Labour Day.
By Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams. This article was originally published in Common Dreams.
The tenuous nature of the recent election in British Columbia has increased political and policy uncertainty to the highest levels since 2009, which could drive away business investment and slow the economy, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.