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by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, British Columbians throughout the province will be able to legally purchase non-medical cannabis online .

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Oct 16 2018

Despite widespread misperceptions, every province already provides prescription drug coverage to help Canadians—particularly seniors and lower-income Canadians—pay for pharmaceuticals, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

Search efforts to locate a missing Alberta plane this past September in the Clearwater, BC area, has led to the discovery of a plane last seen in 1987.

by Common Dreams on Thursday Oct 11 2018

"This is the scariest thing about the IPCC Report — it’s the watered down, consensus version."

By Jon Queally, Staff Writer, Common Dreams

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

New and amended regulations are now in place to support British Columbia’s legal cannabis regime and prioritize the health and safety of British Columbians.

This is another step in the work to prepare for the federal legalization of cannabis.

Updates are as follows:

Cannabis Licensing Regulation

by Contributor on Monday Oct 08 2018

In just 14 months BC’s still-new government has taken bold steps to address the child care chaos. Finally, after 16 years of inaction on child care under previous governments, we’re now seeing substantial improvements. Based largely on the evidence-based $10aDay Child Care Plan, government is lowering parent fees, raising educator wages and education, and creating more licensed spaces.

by Contributor on Friday Oct 05 2018

Government is introducing legislation to allow British Columbians the opportunity to vote in a confirming referendum on electoral reform, if a majority votes in this fall’s referendum to change B.C.’s voting system.

The legislation will fulfil a commitment made by the Province based on recommendations from the Attorney General’s report on electoral reform.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 02 2018

In a media release, the RCMP First Nations Police routine patrols along the bank of the Fraser River took a twist from regular investigation to river rescue in late September.

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Oct 02 2018

After months of negotiations and a seemingly endless series of false deadlines, negotiators have hammered out a new trade agreement between Canada, the USA and Mexico.  The new agreement (called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA for short) will create winners and losers, of course, and the general consensus

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Sep 30 2018

Judging by the mud flying, it would seem – splat – local elections are well underway across B.C.

If the campaign turns out anything like the opening acts, there's going to be some hefty dry cleaning bills this October.

So what does the field of candidates look like after the dust settled and nominations closed?

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