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Poll: are you 'middle class?'

Feb 19, 2018 / 8:01 pm

A recent poll conducted by Ekos Research for The Canadian Press suggests fewer than half of all Canadians now identify as members of the middle class — a...

Poll: student debts

Feb 17, 2018 / 8:25 am

The federal government is writing off more than $200 million in outstanding student loan payments that officials will never be able to collect. Recently...

Poll: NHL in Seattle?

Feb 15, 2018 / 8:24 pm

A group looking to bring professional hockey to Seattle has taken the next step in the pursuit of an NHL franchise. The Oak View Group and its prospective NHL...

Poll: provincial priorities

Feb 13, 2018 / 7:53 pm

British Columbia's New Democrats say their quest to make life more affordable for residents involves making the largest-ever investments in housing and...

Poll: moving Family Day

Feb 11, 2018 / 8:13 am

Premier John Horgan announced Friday Family Day will be moved to the third week of February, in line with other Canadian provinces. "Moving Family Day is...

Poll: minimum wage hike

Feb 8, 2018 / 7:34 pm

Premier John Horgan has announced that the province's minimum wage will rise by $1.30 an hour on June 1. In less than four months, workers will earn an...

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...

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