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by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 01 2011

The government’s financial statements were ripped apart by a recent report by the Auditor General, the Victoria Times Colonist reports.

The province is keeping books in an “unacceptable” way, the report claimed, with too few details, nor does it explain billions in spending.

John Doyle produced the report on the government...

by Champion editor on Saturday Oct 01 2011

Rossland was one of six B.C. communities recently recognized as a local government that goes out of their way to champion the growth of small business.

“B.C.’s Most Small Business Friendly Community” award was handed out last week to Rossland — and Surrey, Kamloops, Ladysmith, Prince Rupert and Quesnel — by Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Kevin Krueger at a ceremony...

by Anonymous on Saturday Oct 01 2011

Agence France-Presse

Facebook on Friday begins rolling out its biggest ever shake-up, in a move observers say will not only profoundly alter how its 800 million users interact with the site, but will keep them coming back for decades to come.

The new "Timeline," revealed last week by chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will also likely...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 30 2011

The federal government re-introduced copyright legislation Friday with ramificatiosn for social media, balancing the needs of creators versus the users.

Copyright Modernization Act will help make Canada's copyright laws more modern, flexible, and in line with current international standards.

Modernizing Canada's copyright laws is an...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 30 2011

Partners in the Waneta Expansion Project - Fortis Inc., Columbia Power Corporation, and Columbia Basin Trust – have released the second quarter socio-economic monitoring report.

The socio-economic monitoring program is an important part of this large, community-focused project and ensures the impacts to the area are documented and available to the public. Since the beginning of the ...
by Contributor on Sunday Sep 25 2011

As part of Canada Starts Here: The B.C. Jobs Plan, the province plans to support small business innovation and entrepreneurship by expanding access to venture capital tax credits, extending tax credits available to apprentices and employers, and working with business leaders to cut red tape and streamline administration of provincial taxes.


by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Friday Sep 23 2011

It's a strange world.

Senior economist Armine Yalnizyan was commissioned by the National Post to make a case about income inequality for their opinion page, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has written.

The piece ran under the headline A problem for everyone. The overtitle (a quick summary of the...

by Andrew Bennett on Wednesday Sep 21 2011

Downtown business owners are impatient to know how the Columbia-Washington infrastructure renewal project is coming along and, more to the point, what impacts to expect.

"Businesses don't operate month to month, they operate year to year; businesses need to know now," said John Greene, owner of Rossland Hardware, at a meeting last Thursday between Mayor Greg Granstrom and business owners...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 20 2011

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and jobs could be created in B.C. by 2015, starting with the Kitimat liquefied natural gas plant.

Presently, the most advanced LNG project is the Kitimat LNG terminal proposed by Apache Canada Ltd., EOG Resources Inc, and Encana Corporation. This terminal is located on Haisla Nation territory.


by Mona Mattei on Thursday Sep 15 2011

A group of Grand Forks and Christina Lake business owners spent a couple of hours giving the Province of B.C. advice on Tuesday morning.

MLA John Les, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and MLA for Chilliwack, visited the Boundary this week as a part of an initiative for the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovations to explore how to defend and create jobs for B.C. and especially...


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