Canadian household debt has increased significantly since 1990—but so has the value of household assets, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The B.C. government recognizes the overwhelming generosity of British Columbians and the various organizations who are pulling together to help those affected by the wildfires burning in various areas throughout the province.
Anyone wanting to provide assistance to those affected by the wildfires has a variety of ways to do so.
Williams Lake - Targeted enforcement of prolific property criminals in the Williams Lake area resulted in the arrest of two individuals following a vehicle stop.
The BC Wildfire Service is urging members of the public to stay away from active wildfires wherever they may be in the province.
British Columbia's fire management professionals, hardworking firefighters, aircraft crews and contracted firefighters need plenty of room to do this challenging work.
The provincial government announced the first of 310 firefighting personnel from other Canadian agencies began arriving in British Columbia on Sunday, July 9, 2017, to help the BC Wildfire Service get the upper hand on the 225 wildfires that are burning in the province.
With the province under a state of emergency due to the hundreds of wildfires in progress throughout B.C., ICBC is advising customers to protect their vehicles and important documents and to avoid driving near impacted areas.
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The company responsible for moving mountains of cash over the internet said its e-Transfer service "is back online and fully operational."
In a media release on its website, Interac says its e-Transfer service is back up running after it was suspended Friday morning due to technical issues.
ICBC and police are urging drivers to plan ahead for a safe ride home if any of your activities this summer involve alcohol, especially with Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend.
Aviation buffs will want to put Revelstoke on the summer holiday agenda as the city and plans to roll out the red carpet to host the Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds this July 25-26th.
The event, in partnership with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, is in celebration of Canada 150.