OTTAWA — The National Film Board spent $96,000 on focus groups and workshops for its own staff between November and June, including $75,000 to determine office layouts and workplace strategy — a bill the Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls “ridiculous.” 585 more words
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You might cook with it and heat your house with it today, but by 2050, no one in the City of Vancouver will be using natural gas. 526 more words
Should private commercial companies be advertising on B.C. government websites?
It’s a question the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC is raising after ads for Coleman Canada, an outdoor gear company, were spotted on the BC Parks site. 402 more words
New taxing powers for Calgary and Edmonton aren’t on the agenda for new consultations on city charters but the province isn’t ruling out the idea and Mayor Naheed Nenshi says it’s a conversation that needs to happen. 570 more words
September 12, 2016
With more electricity bill increases to come, the Wynne government still planning to give out contracts for more wind and solar that the province doesn’t need, and the privatization of Hydro One ongoing, today’s proposed 8-percent rebate on electricity bills is nothing more than a “Band-Aid.” 265 more words