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by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jul 03 2018

A BC voter has begun the next stage of an initiative petition process seeking to have the BC government cancel the Site C dam project; see this May 3 article first announcing the petition. The petition sheets were issued on July 3, so the proponent has 90 days to collect signatures.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 28 2018

Too many people in B.C can’t find a family doctor, or are forced to wait long hours in emergency rooms in the evenings and on weekends to access the care they need.

We’re getting to work to fix the problems and deliver better health care for people.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Jun 28 2018

A recent Supreme Court ruling will limit the cross-country flow of beer — and other goods and services — for Canadians this Canada Day long weekend and beyond, confirms a report released Thursday by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Jun 25 2018

The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation is a little-known financial institution. However, its actions are vital to BC’s and Canada’s ability — or inability — to address the climate change crisis, says a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Corporate Mapping Project report.

by Dermod Travis on Friday Jun 22 2018

Ever sense that you've been listening to one, or more, of these rants again and again over the past few years?

"It's foreign buyers. No, it's not. Show me your proof. The CMHC said so. No, they didn't. They said there wasn't sufficient data to form a conclusion."

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 21 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada on October 17.

The announcement by the Prime Minister came during question period. Trudeau said the delay to the fall date was due to provinces wanting more time to implement the legalization.

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Jun 19 2018

The Fraser Institute today released its 

by Contributor on Friday Jun 15 2018

ICBC has hired 43 new estimators in response to the increase in vehicle claims costs, and to enhance oversight of autobody repair costs, as government works to bring ICBC back to financial stability.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 13 2018

According to the CPABC Regional Check-Up, an annual economic report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC), 4,500 new jobs were created in the Kootenays in 2017, pushing overall employment to 71,900, the region’s highest level since 2013.

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 10 2018

As we come to the close of Seniors Week now is a good time to reflect on what it means to be a senior in BC.