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by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 18 2018

Every year around tax time, Canadians call the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to ask a variety of questions.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 17 2018

It is tax time again and the B.C. Seniors Advocate is reinforcing the need for seniors in the province to file tax returns, even if they think they do not make enough income to file. “Seniors may not know that there are several subsidies and tax credits they may be eligible for that are dependent on completed tax returns,” said Isobel Mackenzie.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 16 2018

Chilliwack:  An alert Chilliwack RCMP officer and a determined police dog caught a suspect as he fled from a vehicle after allegedly failing to stop for police.

On April 6, police were nearby when a driver crashed his vehicle into the front yard of a residence in the 46000-block of Portage Avenue. The driver abandoned the vehicle and then fled the scene. But he didn’t get far.

by Contributor on Friday Apr 13 2018

First responders, sheriffs and correctional officers will have greater access to services and compensation for mental disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that can arise from traumatic workplace incidents, as a result of legislative amendments announced by Labour Minister Harry Bains.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 10 2018

Chilliwack RCMP said two locals are facing charges after being arrested by police for an alleged on-line dating robbery.

Police said charges stem from a call received by the Chilliwack RCMP on April 5, 2018 around 4:30 p.m. to report a person had been robbed at knife point while visiting an apartment in the 9400-block of Cook Street.

by The Fraser Institute on Sunday Apr 08 2018

Misguided government decisions that stalled revenues and failed to contain runaway costs are largely to blame for the financial crisis facing the Insurance Company of British Columbia (ICBC), finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

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.

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