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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

A Nelson business is just one of the success stories behind the Export Navigator program.

And those success stories will have more time to grow after the Government of British Columbia said during a media briefing Wednesday afternoon at Lillie & Cohoe Millinery Design Studio in Nelson that the Export Navigator program has been extended for another year.

"Being able to...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

There is a war between the rich and poor, 
A war between the man and the woman. 
There is a war between the ones who say there is a war 
And the ones who say there isn't.

Why don't you come on back to the war, that's right, get in it, 
Why don't you come on back to the war, it's just beginning.

Why don't you come on back to the...

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.

“Commodity prices are rebounding and the recession is over, so it’s no longer reasonable to blame low oil...

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. The caller will provide a name, and say that the resident owes back taxes and fees; he or she may also threaten the resident with a visit from the police if the resident fails to pay.  A new twist to the tired old CRA scams is a letter that looks as if it comes from the CRA, telling...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Mar 20 2018

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency increased safety and environmental standards for cars in the 1970s, automakers responded. Although they had to adhere to the new rules, they didn’t base their entire response on safety or pollution concerns. Instead, they looked for loopholes.

Under the U.S. Clean Air Act, vehicle manufacturers were required to more than double fuel...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 19 2018

It's countdown time for the first round of the 2018 Junior Dragons Den Regional Competitions.

Thursday, April 19th, at the Brilliant Cultural Centre, candidates will be strutting their stuff in front of judges during the JDD West Kootenay Regional Competitition. Junior Dragons Den is sponsored by Community Futures in Greater Trail.

Modelled after CBC’s “The ...

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.

Passwords are an integral part of our digital...

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:

  • Eliminating MSP premiums means a fairer tax system. Whether you make $45,000 or $450,000, you pay the same flat...
by David Suzuki on Thursday Mar 08 2018

Anishinaabe economist and writer Winona LaDuke identifies two types of economies, grounded in different ways of seeing. Speaking in Vancouver recently, she characterized one as an “extreme extractive economy” fed by exploitation of people and nature. The second is a “regenerative economy” based on an understanding of the land and our relationship to it.

We now go to extremes to access...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Mar 07 2018

Thinking of going electric with your next car? The BC government is encouraging that, with rebates on installing charging stations at private homes, multi-family units, and even workplaces.

The Fraser Basin Council today announced rebates in its Plug in BC program to help offset the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charging equipment in single-family homes, duplexes and...

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