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B.C. Emergency Health Services scraps $2.8 million electronic patient care record system

WATCH ABOVE: Another expensive computer system is being dumped by the government before it’s even in use. Randene Neill has the story.

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is raising the alarm after, it says, B.C. 284 more words


Elliott: The AG report has a silver lining for Alberta taxpayers

The sound you hear is not a summer thunderstorm, but hundreds of feet running for the door.

Missives from the PC Party to its membership have been startlingly rude and contemptuous of our former premier. 313 more words

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Jordan Bateman: Showing wages brings accountability to bands

It’s the level of government very few British Columbians ever think about. More than two hundred aboriginal bands, each with elected chiefs and councils, managing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal and provincial tax money. 565 more words


Government spending less on public opinion research

The federal government has cut its spending on public opinion polls over eight years of Conservative rule, spending almost $5 million last year compared to the almost $31.4 million in the first year Stephen Harper was prime minister. 591 more words


Paula Simons: First Nation chiefs' salaries so high, they shocked another aboriginal leader

Joe Pastion, 41, is chief of the Dene Tha’ First Nation. The band, in the far northwest corner of Alberta, 555 kilometres north of Grande Prairie, has a registered population of 2,911. 812 more words

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Salaries of First Nation chiefs, councillors to be posted online

REGINA – People will soon be able to look up the salaries for First Nations chiefs online.

Tuesday was the deadline for First Nations to submit their financial statements to the federal government. 74 more words