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.
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).
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
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.
A mind in movement across space and time: Part III
Traveller Chaos, Column Coherence
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.
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.
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.
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?
To The Editor: