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by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Mar 07 2018

(Part One ended with this paragraph:

On the political right and left, fascists and communists have similarly tried to impose social engineering on the peoples they ruled. But the fascist type of right-wing ideologues are modernists, not traditional...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Mar 06 2018

Accepting cash in US funds? Be wary, and check to make sure it's genuine before accepting it.

Trail RCMP have recovered counterfeit US bills from several businesses and banks locally; $1, $10, $20 and $50 US bills have been passed at several businesses within the last week.
 
The bills are slightly smaller, have poor colouring and do not feel like real...
by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Mar 06 2018

To the Editor,

I wanted to follow up on your February 28, 2018 article (Some good news from Teck. And other things to consider) and provide some additional context for your readers on the extensive work Teck has underway to protect water quality in the Elk Valley.

Selenium is a naturally-occurring element throughout the environment, the release of which can be...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Mar 06 2018

First, a bit of background.  ICBC is in dire financial straits. Back in 2016, ICBC applied to the BC Utilities Commission for permission to raise its rates by 4.9%.  This publication posted an article by Dermod Travis of Integrity BC on ICBC’s request. Travis unpicked the rationale for the proposed...

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Mar 01 2018

In the midst of serious concerns over Canada’s economic prospects, and challenges emerging from the United States, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2018 federal budget does nothing to address these problems. In some respects, the...

by CBT on Thursday Feb 22 2018

Now more than ever businesses and organizations need qualified employees and post-secondary graduates need a kick start to their careers. Enter the new Career Internship Program from Columbia Basin Trust. This program is now accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis.

“This program supports our strategic priority of economic development in the region,” said Lisa...

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Feb 22 2018

 

British Columbia’s NDP government should be commended for tabling a balanced budget today, but it has failed to address significant economic headwinds looming on the province’s horizon—like too many other governments in Canada, according to the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“This budget ignores the elephant...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Feb 21 2018

Contrary to a common perception, ignoring climate change won’t make it disappear. Global research going back to 1824 in fields ranging through physics, oceanography, biology and geology have confirmed human activity — mainly burning fossil fuels, raising livestock and destroying carbon sinks like forests and wetlands — is increasing greenhouse gas emissions and causing global temperatures to...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 20 2018

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.

“Budgets are not only about the bottom line, they should be about people. That’s why British Columbians are at the centre...

by Contributor on Monday Feb 19 2018

In a move aimed at protecting and supporting the province's wine producers, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralston has announced that the B.C. government is formally challenging Alberta's ban on B.C. wines through the Canadian Free Trade Agreement's (CFTA) dispute settlement process.

"B.C.'s wine industry is an important contributor to our economy, creating good jobs and...

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