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by Wayne Stetski on Monday Apr 03 2017

There was not a room in Kootenay-Columbia big enough to accommodate the 3000+ people that took part in the Town Hall I hosted on Marijuana Legalization in Canada. 

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Mar 30 2017

B.C. politics already has its dark money – donations that are difficult to trace back to an actual donor – but the free for all when it comes to political fundraising in the province has given rise to a murky practice: raising campaign cash from some dark corners of the world.

Its name seems innocuous enough, G&E Studio.

by Letters to the ... on Thursday Mar 30 2017

To The Editor:

Nelson's new Kootenay food co-op and condo development needs a new store entrance.

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 28 2017

Quebec’s subsidized daycare program has produced skyrocketing costs along with worrying child development outcomes without eliminating wait times, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Michelle Mungall on Thursday Mar 23 2017

With a final five weeks back in Victoria before this Spring election, there is a lot to talk about.
 

by Letters to the ... on Thursday Mar 23 2017

To The Editor:

More funding might help our seniors if they are in a publicly owned facility. A few more staff and maybe an extra therapist. But history shows that more funding has not improved the quality of care in "for profit" or even "non-profit" facilities.

by Canadian Centre... on Wednesday Mar 22 2017

The federal government missed a key opportunity to walk the walk and tackle income inequality in today’s federal budget, says Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Senior Economist David Macdonald.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Mar 16 2017

Last week Premier Christy Clark heard the four letters that every politician dreads, particularly when it's hitting close to home: RCMP.

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 14 2017

Health-care spending by provincial governments has increased by 116 per cent since 2001, and even though increases have slowed recently, health care is projected to consume an even larger portion of program spending over the next 15 years, according to a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Letters to the ... on Sunday Mar 12 2017

To The Editor:

Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau, democratically-elected leaders, have a similar problem with social licence.

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