The amount Canadians donate to charities —as a share of their income — has hit a 10-year low and lags far behind the amount Americans give, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
Risky to confess such things – especially publicly – but there are a few things that get under my skin fast.
Eons ago, when I was in high school, it only took a single word.
It wasn't the word itself so much, as it was the tone some used saying it that suggested you were getting flipped off more than you were communicating.
British Columbians have spoken.
After considering input from 48,951 British Columbians, and submissions from 141 local and Indigenous governments and a range of other interested stakeholders, the Province has announced a number of key decisions related to the anticipated legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018.
Ever since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans to de-criminalize marijuana, there's been a buzz around the country - pardon the pun - about safety concerns surrounding the announcement. Enforcement is a key prong of safety, and roadside testing is one of the most critical challenges facing police services nationwide.
British Columbia is expected to outperform Canada with strong, stable economic growth this year, Finance Minister Carole James said, following an annual meeting with the Economic Forecast Council.
“I’m proud that the members of the Economic Forecast Council have affirmed B.C.’s position as an economic leader in Canada,” James said.
Small business owners who suffered financial and business losses following British Columbia’s worst wildfire season can now apply for additional financial assistance.
It's a story all too common in British Columbia.
Here's how CTV News reported it: “Police believe a drug overdose is the cause of death for two men, apparently in their fifties, who were found lifeless in a car parked at a gas station on Friday morning.”
Canada is out of step with most major industrialized countries — and all other G7 countries — which are raising the age of eligibility for public retirement programs, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The Government of British Columbia has taken steps to further support recycling in communities throughout the province by approving a stewardship plan for the newspaper sector.
There were likely more people on the floor of the legislature listening to it than watching it live on television, but there was an interesting exchange at the legislature last week.
Energy Minister Michelle Mungall was being grilled by her opposition critic, B.C. Liberal MLA Tracy Redies.