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by Contributor on Monday Mar 04 2019

There are thousands of new scams every year, and you can’t keep up with all of them (we know, we try!). But if you can just remember these TEN THINGS, you can avoid most scams and help protect yourself and your family.

1. Romance Scams
More than $22.5 million lost

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 03 2019

A new report by BC Hydro finds baby boomers think of themselves as the more energy-conscious generation, despite using more than double the electricity of millennials and annual costs being about $500 more.

by John Horgan on Thursday Feb 28 2019

Good health is the foundation for a good life. But for too long, too many B.C. patients have been struggling to access the services they need. People can’t find a family doctor, are waiting too long for surgeries and diagnostics, and worry about caring for their aging loved ones.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

In recognition of Mining Day at the B.C. Parliament Buildings, new resources were announced that will improve mine safety for workers and the environment, while encouraging investment and job creation with a more efficient approval process.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 25 2019
by Contributor on Saturday Feb 23 2019

Someone who purchased a Lotto Max ticket in the Fraser-Nicola region for last night’s draw has millions of reasons to celebrate this weekend. The single winning ticket matched all seven numbers from across Canada to win the $25.9 million jackpot on the Feb. 22 Lotto Max Draw.

by The Narwhal on Thursday Feb 21 2019

Young people ‘will live their entire lives under the mounting environmental, economic, and health stresses’ caused by growing greenhouse gas emissions, coalition argues

By Larry Pynn, for The Narwhal

by The Narwhal on Thursday Feb 21 2019

B.C.'s NDP is now doing precisely what it criticizes the Liberals for doing — manufacturing a need for power while pushing forward with a project that produces energy that can’t be sold for even close to the price it will cost to produce it.

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday Feb 20 2019
by Dermod Travis on Thursday Feb 14 2019

There's a bit of a Swiss cheese – full of holes – feel to some of the defences put forward by clerk Craig James and sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz to Speaker Darryl Plecas’s report that "accused the two of “flagrant overspending” including inappropriate expenses, lavish foreign trips, and questionable retirement and pay benefits."

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