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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 26 2018

With public health and safety as the top priority, the Province has introduced legislation to provide for legal, controlled access to non-medical cannabis in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 23 2018

The Canada  Revenue Agency wants us all to file out tax returns on time.  For good reason: even low-income people need to file tax returns in order to benefit from such things as lower Medical Services Plan premiums, and other benefits. And it makes life easier for taxpayers and the bureaucrats too.  Here's a press release from the CRA with some helpful hints and links:

by The Fraser Institute on Sunday Apr 22 2018

Canada’s environmental record ranks in the top ten among comparable high-income countries around the world, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank.

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.

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