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Balancing The B.C. Budget

Petty. One word that springs to mind after last week's B.C. budget. At best, it's a lip service budget. Tweak here, tweak there, but devoid of any real purpose. To be sure, some were tossed a chi...
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Show Me The Money, Vernon Demands

City officials in Vernon, B.C., are asking for a bigger share of provincial gaming revenues. The city currently gets 10 per cent of the profits from a 14,000-square-foot casino, which works out to ab...
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How The B.C. Government Is Picking Our Pockets

Governments can and do cut income tax rates for a variety of political reasons, while simultaneously raising fees on a dizzying array of other services to offset those cuts. Somehow they can do both at the same time with a straight face. A toll here, a casino there and the B.C. government is doing its best to find more-and-more imaginative ways of picking our pockets without hiking income tax rates.