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Victoria council postpones decision on foreign buyer tax in Capital Region

A Victoria realtor is sounding the alarm on a local councilor’s idea of expanding the 15 per cent foreign buyers tax introduced in Metro Vancouver last summer, in the Capital Region. 339 more words


Remember When There Wasn't All This Hacking of Emails?

This was published earlier at Markkaplowitz.com.

I recently received a message saying that my email account “has been implicated in a security breach.”  After I calmed down and stopped pacing around with my hands in the air, asking “Why me?”, I wondered what these hackers could possibly have wanted with my emails…. 479 more words

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Black Friday Recap: Shopping Stats That'll Make Your Wallet Ache

Well, well, well. Thanksgiving weekend is in its final hours and most Americans are just glad to throw out the 3-day old leftover turkey and start hanging up Christmas lights. 618 more words


The Capital Region's Best Destinations For Those in the Holiday Spirit

Mr. Turkey, your time has come and gone. It is finally time for the big man, Christopher Kringle, or Santa Claus. Whatever you may call him, he is on his way. 822 more words


More on Albany, Crossgates Mall shooting... still calling it a "false flag"...

Definition of “False flag”:

According to the U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, a covert operation (also as CoveOps or covert ops) is “an operation that is so planned and executed as to conceal the identity of or permit plausible denial by the sponsor.” It is intended to create a political effect which can have implications in the military, intelligence or law enforcement arenas affecting either the internal population of a country or individuals outside of it. 398 more words