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by Contributor on Sunday May 12 2019

The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) is partnering with the Canadian Council on Invasive Species to pilot a national Clean Drain Dry program across BC over the next three years.

by Contributor on Thursday May 09 2019

Ignoring new, prominent warning signs and flying through one of British Columbia's highest-risk intersections soon will lead to an automated speeding ticket - a road safety approach proven to cut speeds and tragic outcomes elsewhere.

by Contributor on Wednesday May 08 2019

British Columbia’s luxury car sector is being used to launder the proceeds of crime, according to an independent review on money laundering through luxury cars and horse racing by former senior RCMP officer Peter German.

German's report, released Tuesday, May 7, 2019, is the first detailed examination of money laundering in luxury car sales in Canada.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday May 06 2019

By Alex Hemingway

Changes to personal BC taxes over the past year and a half — including elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums—mean the vast majority of households are seeing their tax bills fall while the richest one per cent are paying more.

This is good news for tax fairness in BC.

by John Horgan on Thursday May 02 2019

We are so lucky to live in this extraordinary province. With beautiful mountains, pristine wilderness, rivers and lakes, and wild coastline, we need to do all we can to protect this province we love and call home. 

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 30 2019

The B.C. government has released its updated action plan in response to the government-commissioned, independent Abbott/Chapman report on the unprecedented 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Apr 29 2019

It’s time for BC to follow the Maritime provinces and regulate gas prices to end gouging that has caused gas prices in Metro Vancouver to skyrocket, says a senior economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office.

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 28 2019

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a few tips that could save you time and money.

At tax time, here are eight things to remember:

1. File your tax return

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Apr 25 2019

The following is a press release issued by Surrey RCMP:

Surrey RCMP is updating the public regarding the investigation into an alleged occurrence of public incitement of hatred on social media. One man has now been arrested following an investigation which began on Sunday April 21, 2019.

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 24 2019

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners applaud a new federally-funded $100 million program to safeguard important habitats for species at risk.

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