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BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

!Former premier Bill Vander Zalm delivers anti-HST petitions in 2010, after a campaign in which he claimed the tax was part of a world government conspiracy orchestrated by the European Union. - Tom Fletcher/Black Press
  • Victoria BC posted Feb 21, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Behest of the West: How the West wove grey into gold

  • Tofino, Ucluelet posted Feb 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM

In her Jan. 7, 1987 column, Westerly News editor Donna Fitzpatrick opined, “The only way to go is up.”

Nelson Star

LETTER: Baker St. businessman donates to street outreach

  •  posted Feb 26, 2017 at 12:00 PM

From reader Erik Treijs....

Penticton Western News

Mayor’s Minute: The land of sunshine and lollipops

  • Penticton updated Feb 26, 2017 at 9:39 AM

There has never been a better time to get engaged and weigh-in on what you would like to see Penticton become.

Nelson Star

COLUMN: Why even good mayors can’t do their jobs

  •  posted Feb 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Senior governments tax "billions of dollars out of communities and very little comes back to help run cities."

Kelowna Capital News

Horne: Stress of caregiving all-encompassing

  • Kelowna updated Feb 25, 2017 at 9:53 AM

The stress that comes with caring for an ailing loved one can trigger an avalanche of emotions

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