Poll: tax on Airbnb

Feb 7, 2018 / 7:46 pm

The British Columbia government and Airbnb have reached a deal to collect taxes on short-term rentals, and the money will be used to fund housing affordability...

Poll: war of words with Alta.

Feb 6, 2018 / 7:28 pm

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the province will stop importing wine from British Columbia. It's the latest move in a growing dispute over the Trans...

Poll: BC's new pot rules

Feb 5, 2018 / 7:32 pm

Recreational marijuana will be sold online and through both private and government-operated retail stores in British Columbia once it becomes legal later this...

Poll: new BC Liberal leader

Feb 4, 2018 / 7:23 am

Despite a strong start from Dianne Watts, Andrew Wilkinson, former advanced-education minister, has been named the BC Liberals new leader. Wilkinson squeaked...

Poll: anthem lyric change

Feb 1, 2018 / 7:21 pm

The Senate has passed a bill to making O Canada gender neutral. Instead of "In all thy sons command," the national anthem will now go: "In all of...

Poll: ICBC - who's to blame?

Jan 31, 2018 / 8:00 pm

The cost of collision repairs in B.C. has gone up 30 per cent in two years – but the industry says it's not to blame. Ken McCormack, president and CEO...

Poll: kids on social media

Jan 30, 2018 / 7:44 pm

Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark...

Poll: ICBC reform

Jan 29, 2018 / 6:55 pm

B.C. Attorney General David Eby says major reforms are on the way to extinguish a "financial dumpster fire" at the province's public auto insurer....

Okanagan light rail

Jan 26, 2018 / 4:30 pm

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran says it’s time to consider light rail service along the Okanagan Rail Trail. At his annual state of the city address today,...

Poll: Shut down pot shops?

Jan 24, 2018 / 6:40 pm

The owner of two West Kelowna pot shops has lost an appeal of the city's decision to refuse issuing him a business licence. The decision by council was...

Poll: Viewing US TV ads?

Jan 22, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Bell Canada and the National Football League applied earlier this month to have the Supreme Court of Canada overturn a regulatory decision to ban substituting...

Poll: where to buy pot?

Jan 21, 2018 / 8:18 am

Licensed marijuana producer Tilray Canada Ltd. has signed a deal to become a medical cannabis supplier to Shoppers Drug Mart. Subject to Health Canada's...

Poll: whales in captivity

Jan 18, 2018 / 7:14 pm

The Vancouver Aquarium has announced that it will no longer display whales or dolphins. Aquarium president John Nightingale says in a statement that the...

Poll: dining around

Jan 17, 2018 / 7:31 pm

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan is back, and it's more delicious than ever. More than 300 foodies participated in the official launch party at Okanagan...

Poll: legalize them all?

Jan 16, 2018 / 7:23 pm

Even as Justin Trudeau prepares to deliver on his promise to legalize recreational marijuana, Liberal MPs are pushing the government to eliminate criminal...

Poll: making ends meet

Jan 15, 2018 / 7:01 pm

A new survey suggests a third of Canadians can't pay their monthly bills, including debt repayments, against a backdrop of rising interest rates. The...

Poll: online vs in store

Jan 14, 2018 / 7:35 am

Sears Canada said it would close its remaining stores for good at the end of business Sunday. The long-time staple of Canada's retail landscape declared...

Poll: connected kids

Jan 11, 2018 / 7:31 pm

Consumers shouldn't count on Apple redesigning its phones and tablets to make them less addictive for kids, say experts, who caution that good parenting may...

Poll: jail now or later?

Jan 10, 2018 / 7:44 pm

A Kamloops man convicted of sexual interference with a 13-year-old girl won't begin serving his 90-day jail sentence until May – so he can finish his...

Poll: how honest are you?

Jan 9, 2018 / 7:22 pm

Canadians are a largely honest people, if a lost-wallet experiment is any indication. Credit unions in Atlantic Canada took 12 wallets and left them in public...