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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
In honour of World Environment Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is announcing a new conservation project in the Elk Valley. The 43-hectare (106-acre) conservation area protects land in an active wildlife corridor used by grizzly bear, elk and other wide-ranging animals.
People injured in a traffic crash on or after Jan. 1, 2018, are now eligible for up to $300,000 from ICBC toward their medical care and recovery, up from a previous maximum of $150,000 said said Attorney General David Eby in a media release.