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by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Apr 12 2018

Poor energy policy choices — including Ontario’s Green Energy Act — have increased electricity prices for residents, cost tens of thousands of manufacturing workers their jobs and produced only minimal health and environmental benefits, finds a new collection of essays released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 10 2018

Chilliwack RCMP said two locals are facing charges after being arrested by police for an alleged on-line dating robbery.

Police said charges stem from a call received by the Chilliwack RCMP on April 5, 2018 around 4:30 p.m. to report a person had been robbed at knife point while visiting an apartment in the 9400-block of Cook Street.

by The Fraser Institute on Sunday Apr 08 2018

Misguided government decisions that stalled revenues and failed to contain runaway costs are largely to blame for the financial crisis facing the Insurance Company of British Columbia (ICBC), finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 05 2018

Following an intense winter, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is undertaking several improvements to make British Columbia highways safer and more reliable during winter months.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 02 2018

As people receive their T4 slips and other information for their income tax preparation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is giving suggestions on how people can reduce or eliminate their taxes. In doing so, they can also leave a legacy for their children and grand-children or in honor of loved ones.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

RCMP confirm that a 30-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl, both from Miami, were part of a guided tour Wednesday in the North Bench Trail area near Golden.

Police have not released any information surrounding the cause of the accident, but confirm the two were travelling on the same machine. 

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 27 2018

Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit this year is not due to low oil prices, but is largely a product of the Notley government’s spending decisions, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 25 2018

In light of the government’s recent announcements of a new surgical strategy aimed at reducing wait times for hip and knee operations and improving operating room efficiencies across the province, BCNU Acting President Christine Sorensen would like to know more about their plans to staff this initiative.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Mar 21 2018

SCAMS: callers purporting to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are again, or still, targeting residents.

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 20 2018

Canada’s approach to health policy is much more restrictive than in other developed countries with more successful universal health-care systems, notably on the use of the private sector and patient cost-sharing, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

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