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by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

We’ve all read about Bitcoin.  Blockchain transactions such as those used by Bitcoin are touted for their security – the term “Blockchain” refers to a chain of “blocks” of data designed to be tamper-proof, partly because each block is identified by a “hash” which is like a digital fingerprint; it’s unique, and if anything within the block of data changes, so does the hash.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the provincial government to give interior residents a break by cutting fuel taxes, fixing ICBC and axing the Employer Health Tax (EHT).

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

There’s an old saying:  follow the money.  In the case of the upcoming referendum on whether or not BC should change our voting system from First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) to a form of Proportional Representation (ProRep), those most vocally opposed to a change seem to have one thing in common: they are people who think they would lose power under ProRep -- power to govern

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

To The Editor:

The Honourable Marc Garneau, MP
Minister of Transport
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6

Dear Minister Garneau:

Recently, Greyhound Canada, a private extra-provincial bus company, announced that they would no longer provide service to most of British Columbia.

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

A mind in movement across space and time:  Part III

Traveller Chaos, Column Coherence

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

A typical Canadian family of four will pay $12,935 for health care in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jul 30 2018

Last week I spent three days in Spokane at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region meetings.  Over 600 legislators, business people, and other interested folks from BC, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon and Northwest Territories gathered to talk about issues important to this region.

by John Horgan on Sunday Jul 29 2018

A little over a year ago, I became Premier of B.C.

It’s been a challenging and rewarding year, and I’m energized by everything we’ve been able to do for the people of B.C.

Our priority is working for you, to make life more affordable, improve the services you and your family rely on, and create good jobs and a strong, sustainable economy throughout B.C.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Echo chambers has been popular as a buzz phrase as of late, the idea that we post and share links and opinions that we agree with on social media to others that also agree with them, thereby amplifying their echo.

What happens to those chambers, though, when 'dark echoes' infect public debate?

by Letters to the ... on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

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