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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.

B.C....

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.

Kitimat...

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...
by Contributor on Monday Sep 12 2011

Columbia Power Corporation (Columbia Power) welcomed members of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today at the Brilliant Dam and Expansion.

The representatives traveled from Nelson to view the many hydro facility developments along the Kootenay River and learn what’s ‘brilliant’ about Columbia Power’s facilities. 

This week, over 100 municipal leaders met at the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Sep 07 2011

Ask and you shall receive.

And Joyce Murray, Liberal MP for Vancouver Quadra and former BC Environment Minister, asked what the Kootenay region needed.

The former East Shore resident wrapped up her two-day tour meeting Wednesday with community leaders from Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, and the Queens Bay area to discuss key local issues related...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 01 2011

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has stepped up their search for U.S. citizens living outside of the country and not filing their returns.

Thousands of "lost" U.S. citizens living in Canada are getting the call from the IRS. Here are some tips on how to get caught up:

  • Dual citizens: Even if you moved to Canada and became a citizen, unless you go through the formal process...

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