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by Contributor on Thursday Oct 30 2014

The Fraser Institute

Capital gains taxes stifle investment, discourage entrepreneurship, and damage Canada’s economy, notes a new essay released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Murray Dobbin on Wednesday Oct 22 2014

It’s getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in the community of nations. But we should try.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 19 2014

A former Calgary woman with ties to Nelson will need to wait until (Monday) November 3 to await her fate following a sentencing hearing Friday in Calgary.

That’s when Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Neil Wittmann will render his decision on former Nelson resident, 27-year-old Amie Nottebrock.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 16 2014

The Fraser Institute

by Contributor on Monday Oct 13 2014

We are currently facing two pivotal moments in public education in British Columbia.

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Aug 29 2014

Interior Health BC initiated a “Code Orange” response to a touring bus accident on the Coquihalla Highway, Thursday afternoon. The code is reserved for disasters or incidents with mass casualties.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Aug 11 2014

Richmond RCMP are requesting the public's help in locating a stolen

On August 10, a man walked into Ackroyd Pets and Aquariums in
Richmond, grabbed a male parakeet named Sky, stuffed him into a black shopping bag, then ran out of the store.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 11 2014

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrest of two travellers for smuggling firearms at the Osoyoos and Cascade ports of entry (POE) on July 21 and the successful prosecution of a firearms seizure at Kingsgate POE on the same day.

by Murray Dobbin on Monday Jun 09 2014

For years Stephen Harper often seemed at war with his own government, so consistently critical were reviews by its various independent oversight agencies. It seems that at least one “independent” body, the Parliamentary Budget Office, is now a little more PMO-friendly.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 14 2014

The BC Amber Alert issued earlier today was deactivated at 5:20 p.m., and the mother is now in custody, according to RCMP Sgt. Rob Vermeulen.