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By The Fraser Institute on Sunday Jan 13 2019

Until recently, Alberta benefitted from one of the most pro-growth tax policy environments in North America. As recently as 2014, the province had the lowest top statutory combined federal and provincial or state personal income tax (PIT) and corporate income tax (CIT) rates of any Canadian province or American state.

By Sara Golling on Friday Jan 11 2019

For those who don’t already know about it … the Rossland Range Recreation Site is a large area used (for free!) by skiers, boarders, snowshoers and some fat bikers in the wintertime, and by hikers and cyclists  in the snow-free season.

By Trail Champion on Friday Jan 11 2019

Two people will be appearing in court after a drug raid Wednesday saw police seize drugs, cash a weapon, according to Trial RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Interior Health Authority on Thursday Jan 10 2019

With several months left in this year’s influenza season, Interior Health reminds the public it’s not too late to get the flu shot. 

By Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 10 2019

Sitting in the middle of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) pack, the Selkirk College Saints have embarked on the second half of the season with one goal in mind.

By Contributor on Thursday Jan 10 2019

The mineral exploration and mining sector has long provided good middle class jobs for Canadians. Across the country, Canada’s mining sector directly and indirectly employs 634,000 Canadians, including over 30,000 in British Columbia alone. These jobs are critical for supporting our strong economy and communities throughout Canada.

By Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jan 09 2019


On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 the Grand Forks RCMP were advised of an above ground propane leak at the Canco gas station situated along Highway 3 within the community of Grand Forks, BC.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Jan 09 2019

Tales of the Trails: up in the new Lepsoe Basin cabin, there was – and should still be – a copy of a slim volume of ditties penned by “The Convert,” real name John Forrest, who described himself as “an old retired Red Mountain ski patroller and downhill fanatic now addicted to tall tales and the companionship of old guys.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 09 2019

Global warming isn’t a partisan issue — or it shouldn’t be. The many experts issuing dire warnings about the implications of climate disruption work under political systems ranging from liberal democracies to autocratic dictatorships, for institutions including the U.S.

By Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Jan 09 2019

Introduction: last year of our Second twenty-first-century Decade (!)

Year-end and year-start reviews can be an occasion for melancholy or celebration, and yet I personally feel neither. Mostly I feel astounded to find myself 19 years into the twenty-first century, and the third millennium, when it seems not so long ago that the pregnant year 2000 was sprung upon us.