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2021 budget certainties: debt and taxes

2021 budget certainties: debt and taxes

Federal budget, B.C. budget both due next week
Speech from the Throne: B.C. to focus on inclusive, innovative post-pandemic recovery

Speech from the Throne: B.C. to focus on inclusive, innovative post-pandemic recovery

Government's first priority will remain managing the pandemic and ensuring British Columbians' health and safety
Horgan warns forest industry of possible tenure take-backs

Horgan warns forest industry of possible tenure take-backs

Addressing fibre shortage may include tenure redistribution, premier warns COFI conference
New CAO takes helm in Taylor

New CAO takes helm in Taylor

Excited to work with council and community, Moira Green says
Northeast B.C. unemployment dropped to 4.1% in March

Northeast B.C. unemployment dropped to 4.1% in March

B.C. lost 6,700 FT jobs, added 41,800 PT jobs last month
Fort St. John real estate sales nearly doubled last quarter

Fort St. John real estate sales nearly doubled last quarter

170 properties worth $60.2 million sold by the end of March
B.C. launches $50m ‘circuit-breaker’ business COVID relief grant

B.C. launches $50m ‘circuit-breaker’ business COVID relief grant

Restaurants that have had their licences revoked due to non-compliance of COVID rules will not be eligible
Unemployed Canadians shun farm work

Unemployed Canadians shun farm work

Only 25 of 80 applicants actually showed up and stayed for more than a day and most refused to work early mornings or on weekends, one farmer says.
Wanted: 59,650 new construction workers in B.C. this decade

Wanted: 59,650 new construction workers in B.C. this decade

Construction sector bracing for ‘grey tsunami’
Progress area farmer picks up funding for pilot project researching soil health research

Progress area farmer picks up funding for pilot project researching soil health research

AAFC is investing $55K for a pilot project on soil health research in Indigenous agriculture in the Peace region.