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Show Me The Money, Vernon Demands

CBC | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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 p...

How The B.C. Government Is Picking Our Pockets

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

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.

Problem Gamblers Want Winnings Back

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two problem gamblers who enrolled in a program that barred them from government-run casinos can go ahead with a class-action lawsuit to tr...