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by Contributor on Monday Jul 15 2019

The BC SPCA is caring for nine cats who were found trapped inside storage bins, which were left outside on a vacant property in northern B.C.

by John Horgan on Thursday Jul 11 2019

When I think about what child care means for families in B.C., I think of all the patchwork calendars stuck to fridges across the province telling the child care story of each household. The mother-in-law, the uncle and the best friend are on deck this week, and dad will have to leave work early next week. It’s a puzzle of names, dates and times that only the family can understand.

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 11 2019

By Chris Gardner, President, Independent Contractors and Businesses Association

In the race for worst city council in British Columbia, Victoria gets most of the media buzz.

by Contributor on Monday Jul 08 2019

The B.C. government is delivering on its commitment to bring ride-hailing to B.C., with regulations in place that will focus on passenger, driver and company safety, and will allow companies to apply to the Passenger Transportation Board by the beginning of September 2019.

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Jul 07 2019

Over the past few days, British Columbians have been treated to a second Surrey city councillor, Brenda Locke, jumping Mayor Doug McCallum's Safe Surrey Coalition for possibly more treacherous waters, six of Surrey's largest Sikh and Hindu temples calling on Solicitor General Mike Farnworth to approve McCallum's plan to switch from the RCMP to a municipal police force and a few featuring the he

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 04 2019

Record numbers of British Columbians are sharing their views on whether the province should continue observing daylight saving time.

Only a week into the engagement, more than 158,000 responses to the online survey have been collected.

"It's clear there is no shortage of views on how we should observe time in British Columbia," said Premier John Horgan.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 02 2019

Nearly 50% of B.C. families will receive more for their climate action tax credit this week, putting money back in their pockets and helping make life more affordable.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Jun 27 2019

The Fraser Institute today released its Report Card on British Columbia’s Secondary Schools, the most easily accessible tool for parents to compare the academic performance of their children’s schools.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

British Columbia’s economy continues to lead the country as the only province in Canada rated "AAA" by all three international credit rating agencies.

B.C.’s strong position is confirmed with Fitch’s credit rating report, the third and final international rating for the year.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Sunday Jun 23 2019

As Canadians from coast to coast to coast grapple with record-breaking wildfires, floods and other extreme weather events, a new report finds that many Canadian governments—at both the federal and provincial level—are moving in the wrong direction on climate policy.

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