Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.
To The Editor:
Requiring a stress test for Canadians who provide at least a 20 per cent down payment to purchase a home is an unnecessary step that could negatively affect homebuyers across Canada, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The benefits of small-business income splitting, also known as income sprinkling, are concentrated amongst Canada’s richest and not used by the vast majority of families declaring small business income, according to new myth-busting research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
In the nearly two years that I’ve worked as your Member of Parliament, I’ve learned that, while activities in the House of Commons get most of the drama and the media attention, the real work of parliamentarians happens in committees. All legislation and many important issues are dealt with by committees.
Forests define our Canadian geography and identity. One-third of our country is covered with trees, and forests occur in every province and territory. Jobs in forestry employ more than 200,000 Canadians and support many Indigenous and northern communities.
The Selkirk College Students’ Union has launched a manual for students’ union organisers. The Fundamentals of Students’ Unionism provides student activists and organisers a framework to understand students’ unionism and the student movement.
While the story of Nero fiddling while Rome burned is a po
Only half of Canada’s provinces provide even partial funding for independent schools, which in turn, can lower tuition costs for parents, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The B.C. government's proposed public subsidies for political parties may be hogging the media spotlight, but there are some other important aspects to the government's proposed changes on how political parties and elections are financed.
The legislation proposes a cut of 25 per cent to the province's campaign spending limits.