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Poll: rate freeze bogus?

Nov 9, 2017 / 8:16 pm

Opposition members in the B.C. legislature are crying foul over the government's contention that BC Hydro rates are being frozen. During a lengthy and...

Poll: distracted drivers

Nov 8, 2017 / 7:34 pm

The cost of distracted driving will soon jump across B.C. Drivers with two distracted driving tickets in a three-year period will see their total penalties...

Poll: wear a poppy?

Nov 7, 2017 / 7:51 pm

Poppies are a tradition at this time of year, but the little red flowers do more than show visible support for Canadian troops. Money raised from the annual...

Poll: gas prices too high?

Nov 6, 2017 / 7:49 pm

Metro Vancouver residents are paying the highest gas prices in North America. And the cost of the liquid gold is expected to rise even more. The current average...

Poll: tired of time change?

Nov 4, 2017 / 10:10 am

Daylight saving time ends on Sunday in most parts of the country, with many Canadians dreading the darkness that will come earlier every night until the...

Poll: ready for winter?

Nov 2, 2017 / 7:37 pm

City snow removal crews are ready to go in the Central Okanagan. But are you? Plows and sand trucks were prepared for snow that began falling in the valley...

Poll: believe in bigfoot?

Oct 31, 2017 / 7:31 pm

A B.C. sasquatch hunter is suing the province to prove the elusive creature of Canadian myth exists. Todd Standing filed a lawsuit in Golden last week claiming...

Poll: guaranteed income?

Oct 30, 2017 / 7:29 pm

The B.C. government is considering the implementation of a basic income to reduce poverty in the province. Poverty Reduction Minister Shane Simpson says the...

Poll: national park

Oct 28, 2017 / 1:15 pm

The federal, provincial governments and local First Nations announced Friday a recommitment to creating a national park reserve in the South Okanagan. The...

Poll: drive-thru voting

Oct 26, 2017 / 7:21 pm

Drive-thru voting is being proposed in the Vancouver Island community of Saanich. Municipal elections are just under a year away, and Saanich Coun. Judy...

Poll: move Family Day?

Oct 25, 2017 / 7:24 pm

Rumours of a move to Family Day in B.C. so it aligns with other provinces have people talking. Big White Ski Resort's Michael J. Ballingall is opposed to...

Poll: self-check or cashier?

Oct 24, 2017 / 7:28 pm

Retailers are racing to adopt new technologies, like the self-scanner Walmart has rolled out in 22 Canadian stores, to stay competitive in a challenging...

Poll: trans education

Oct 23, 2017 / 8:02 pm

A Fraser Valley school trustee is slamming B.C.'s trans-friendly curriculum as "biologically absurd." Chilliwack's Barry Neufeld says the...

Poll: online shopping

Oct 21, 2017 / 7:49 am

A survey done for BMO Capital Markets suggests Canadians prefer shopping in store to ordering online. The bank asked Canadians if they would consider buying...

Poll: homeless camps

Oct 19, 2017 / 7:46 pm

Vernon bylaw officers are dealing with increasing hostility from residents living in a homeless camp at the linear park along 25th Avenue. In a report to...

Poll: Ready for a disaster?

Oct 18, 2017 / 7:51 pm

As B.C. prepares for the annual "Shakeout" earthquake drill, a new survey suggests only seven per cent of British Columbians are “emergency...

Poll: parking in Kelowna

Oct 17, 2017 / 7:23 pm

You can have your say on parking in downtown Kelowna. The city is beginning to update its downtown area parking plan, and will be hosting an open house on the...

Poll: fight for NAFTA or not?

Oct 16, 2017 / 7:52 pm

The United States has lit the fuse on one of Canada's most politically explosive trade issues, asking in NAFTA talks for an end to the supply management...

Poll: flu shot - or not?

Oct 14, 2017 / 7:30 am

Interior Health is encouraging people to get shot to stay healthy. According to IH, about 12,200 people are hospitalized and 3,500 people die from influenza or...

Poll: staff discounts

Oct 12, 2017 / 7:29 pm

The federal government has instructed the Canada Revenue Agency to remove a controversial tax policy interpretation that would have seen employees taxed for...

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