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by Contributor on Thursday Mar 15 2018

Believe it or not, there's a National Password Day.

Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC is proud to present the second annual National Password Day, on March 15, 2017.

This initiative, part of National Fraud Prevention Month, is an opportunity to remind businesses and consumers of the importance of password security.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Mar 12 2018

The cries of concern from some are startling, but BC is only catching up to the rest of the country by eliminating the Medical Services Plan and replacing it with the new Employer Health Tax (EHT).

Here’s what you need to know about the tax:

by Dermod Travis on Friday Mar 09 2018

When times are tough, governments like to spin bad news budgets as a call for every segment of society to share in the pain.

Rarely, when times are good, do they set out a blueprint to share the gain, something the last government paid dearly for.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Mar 08 2018

A 37-year-old Maple Ridge man has been charged for allegedly engineering romantic relationships in order to steal substantial amounts of money. Coquitlam RCMP is releasing Reza Moeinian’s photo because there are likely more victims who have not yet spoken to police and we need to further the investigation.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Mar 07 2018

Thinking of going electric with your next car? The BC government is encouraging that, with rebates on installing charging stations at private homes, multi-family units, and even workplaces.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 06 2018

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) welcomes the announcement in Budget 2018 that significant new funds will be earmarked to protect Canada’s nature, parks, wild spaces, and species at risk.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Mar 01 2018

In the midst of serious concerns over Canada’s economic prospects, and challenges emerging from the United States, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2018 federal budget does nothing to address these problems.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 27 2018

RCMP are seeking public assistance to identify a driver who allegedly threw a beer can at a flag person on Highway 1 on Monday near Sicamous.

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 25 2018

Canada is home to 25 per cent of the world’s wetlands, which are important for the health of Canada and the health of our planet. In British Columbia, we see proof all around us.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Feb 22 2018

 

British Columbia’s NDP government should be commended for tabling a balanced budget today, but it has failed to address significant economic headwinds looming on the province’s horizon—like too many other governments in Canada, according to the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

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