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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 05 2018

Following an intense winter, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is undertaking several improvements to make British Columbia highways safer and more reliable during winter months.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 02 2018

As people receive their T4 slips and other information for their income tax preparation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is giving suggestions on how people can reduce or eliminate their taxes. In doing so, they can also leave a legacy for their children and grand-children or in honor of loved ones.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

RCMP confirm that a 30-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl, both from Miami, were part of a guided tour Wednesday in the North Bench Trail area near Golden.

Police have not released any information surrounding the cause of the accident, but confirm the two were travelling on the same machine. 

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 27 2018

Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit this year is not due to low oil prices, but is largely a product of the Notley government’s spending decisions, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 25 2018

In light of the government’s recent announcements of a new surgical strategy aimed at reducing wait times for hip and knee operations and improving operating room efficiencies across the province, BCNU Acting President Christine Sorensen would like to know more about their plans to staff this initiative.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Mar 21 2018

SCAMS: callers purporting to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are again, or still, targeting residents.

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Mar 20 2018

Canada’s approach to health policy is much more restrictive than in other developed countries with more successful universal health-care systems, notably on the use of the private sector and patient cost-sharing, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 15 2018

Believe it or not, there's a National Password Day.

Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC is proud to present the second annual National Password Day, on March 15, 2017.

This initiative, part of National Fraud Prevention Month, is an opportunity to remind businesses and consumers of the importance of password security.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Mar 12 2018

The cries of concern from some are startling, but BC is only catching up to the rest of the country by eliminating the Medical Services Plan and replacing it with the new Employer Health Tax (EHT).

Here’s what you need to know about the tax:

by Dermod Travis on Friday Mar 09 2018

When times are tough, governments like to spin bad news budgets as a call for every segment of society to share in the pain.

Rarely, when times are good, do they set out a blueprint to share the gain, something the last government paid dearly for.