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Fast Eddy

Man Running Across Canada And Back Has Made It Half Way

Cross Canada charity runner Fast Eddy has made it to the East Coast — he ran from Vancouver Island to Cape Spear, Newfoundland, the most eastern point in…

For the First Time in Over 100 Years, Bison Freely Roam Banff National Park

Parks Canada announced this week that wild bison have been released in a remote valley in Banff National Park in a project to re-establish a thriving herd in the…

Canadian mosque

5 Killed at Canadian Mosque

Six were killed, others injured, when gunmen entered the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City, Quebec 8 p.m. Sunday (01:00 GMT Monday). Two attackers were arrested immediately. Initially reports…

immigration

Liberals Announce Increase for Immigration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAry-BO-k8c Canada’s Liberal government has announced plans to increase immigration levels to 300,000 per year, a 40,000 increase to the target level. The number of immigrants accepted in 2016…

Fed and Province to Give Additional $51.5 M to UBC

UBC is to receive another $51.5 million dollars from the federal and provincial governments, bringing the total investment in the university to almost $100 million. The announcement of…

onroutebc

Trucks Coming to B.C. Will Be Able to Get Permits Online

24/7 online permit for trucks entering British Columbia “We know that the current system of obtaining a truck permit takes time. With the introduction of a new automated…

BC

How Much B.C. Land Is Protected? Now We Know

Environmental Reporting BC recently published a report on protected lands and water in the province which shows in detail areas are protected environments. In B.C., 15.4% of land…

Premier Clark

Premier Clark Welcomes Phase 1 Agreement for Vancouver Transit Expansion

“As more people move here to pursue their dreams, we need to continue expanding and improving transit services, because it plays a pivotal role in creating liveable, affordable,…

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StatsCan Chief Quits, Charges Government with Compromising the Agency

“All of you are aware of my view that this loss of independence and control is not only an apprehension, but an effective reality today,” wrote the Chief Statistician…

Victoria

100% of $1m Victoria Apartments Sold Off-Market in Q2

In the second quarter of 2016, all of the apartment buildings with a value of $1 million CAD or more sold “off market,” according to Colliers International, as…

Vancouver’s Vacant House Tax Approved, But It May Not Matter

B.C.’s government has said it will go ahead with allowing property taxes on homes left vacant. The new tax is one that has been pushed for by Vancouver…

$15 Minimum Wage Would Lift All Nova Scotians Out of Low Tax Bracket

Similar to the recent NCP campaign in Alberta that rose the minimum wage to $15, Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill has launched a “Fight for 15” campaign,…

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