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Tax on financial institutions would ‘hinder business,’ raise credit costs: economist

April 12, 2013

Until 2010, B.C.’s financial institutions were obliged to pay a corporation capital tax (CCT), which was phased out that year but would be reinstated if the NDP comes to power. As a tax on capital — which typically comprises shareholder’s equity and retained earnings (cumulative net earnings, which a company can reinvest in its core [...]

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NDP’s Adrian Dix promises to boost film credits and business in B.C. if elected

April 9, 2013

B.C. New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix says an NDP government would boost subsidizes to the province’s beleaguered film industry. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Craig McInnes: When the business of government becomes getting elected

April 8, 2013

You could sense the excitement among NDP supporters on Twitter Friday morning when the latest job numbers came out of Ottawa. More bad news for the province. Another nail in the coffin of the Liberal’s election prospects. Or so they hope. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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There’s still life in the business of taxidermy

March 19, 2013

Taxidermists say their work is still in great demand – even if the money isn’t great globeandmail – British Columbia

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Independent business group to host PST Tuesday

March 18, 2013
Independent business group to host PST Tuesday

With only two weeks left until B.C. transitions back to the provincial sales tax, there’s a big push underway to encourage businesses not to leave registration to the last minute. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is coordinating a campaign called “PST Tuesday.”  Twitter users will be invited to get on board by hashtagging tweets [...]

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