The same people who lament corporate monopolies see nothing wrong with government monopolies By Sean Speer and Charles Lammam : Normally this is the time of year many B.C. families would be counting down the days until school resumed. But this year is different, with the ongoing B.C. teachers’ union labour dispute casting a pall of
In Canada, six provinces (Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador) rely entirely on private insurers to provide auto insurance. Saskatchewan and Manitoba are much like B.C., in that government-owned insurers have a monopoly over basic auto insurance but compete with private companies in the market for optional insurance coverage. Quebec’s government monopoly for basic coverage does not compete with private insurers for optional insurance.
The question is, why is the value of our citizenship being so undermined and it seems that the only purpose for our citizenship is to perhaps boast a travel document that allows us to travel to anywhere in the world? There is such a distinct lack of interest in being active in community or federal service.
“I really would like to be adopted and know that I am part of a real family that will be there for me through the thick and thin.’ says Kesha, a twelve year old Caucasian/West African girl.
The result keeps Vancouver’s hopes of winning the Canadian Championship alive, though the ‘Caps must now claim victories in their final two tournament matches away to Montreal Impact on May 26, and Toronto FC on June 2.
The PST is an antiquated, costly, uncompetitive tax. BC is one of the last places in the country to do away with it and replace it with a value added HST.
By Douglas Clement The Afro News Akeem Haynes of Calgary wins the 17 years and under section with his Canada Summer Games victory in the 100m with his 10.47 (1.3). This high school student at Crescent Heights is ranked 10th in the world in the Youth division. He has a pending Canadian Youth record of