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by Contributor on Friday Jun 28 2019

FortisBC electric rates will be changing on July 1 as part of a five-year process to gradually phase-in a single flat rate for residential customers and make other changes related to how rates are structured. Earlier this year, the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved these changes as part of FortisBC’s rate design application.

by BC Hydro on Friday Jun 28 2019

A BC Hydro survey1 finds when planning a vacation, one-third of British Columbians are open to taking a road trip over a flight to reduce their carbon footprint.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Jun 27 2019

The Fraser Institute today released its Report Card on British Columbia’s Secondary Schools, the most easily accessible tool for parents to compare the academic performance of their children’s schools.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

British Columbia’s economy continues to lead the country as the only province in Canada rated "AAA" by all three international credit rating agencies.

B.C.’s strong position is confirmed with Fitch’s credit rating report, the third and final international rating for the year.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Sunday Jun 23 2019

As Canadians from coast to coast to coast grapple with record-breaking wildfires, floods and other extreme weather events, a new report finds that many Canadian governments—at both the federal and provincial level—are moving in the wrong direction on climate policy.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 19 2019

A report submitted by the office of the Seniors Advocate:

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 18 2019

In spite of today’s federal cabinet approval of the controversial project, Indigenous leaders from across BC remain staunchly opposed to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) and have vowed that it will never get built.

by FortisBC PowerSense on Monday Jun 17 2019

Ed.Note: THe following is a press release issued by Fortis BC:

We feel like proud parents!

by Dermod Travis on Monday Jun 17 2019

One of the great things about not knowing exactly what it is you're looking for is the shock that can come when you do find something.

It started with some sponsored advertising content for Mother's Day by the now defunct West Coast Tap House in a May 2012 issue of the Goldstream Gazette.

by John Horgan on Thursday Jun 13 2019

In my travels throughout the province, I get to meet people who have different ideas about what makes B.C. a good place to live. Something that stands out to me is that most people agree on the power of education to change lives.

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