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Don Cayo: B. C. workers improve their money management marginally

September 12, 2013

When it comes to living paycheque-to-paycheque, British Columbians are doing just slightly better than they were a year ago — and quite a bit better than our neighbours in the boom-time provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Yet 43 per cent of us still say we’d be in trouble if our next cheque were as little [...]

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Don Cayo: B.C. wages drop further behind the rest of Canada

August 29, 2013

Average wages in B.C. have trailed the rest of Canada for a year or more, and now they’re falling even further behind. This is the bad news emerging from Tuesday’s superficially upbeat release from Statistics Canada on the latest national and provincial average wage figures. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Don Cayo: BC Ferries — stellar managers, or just stellar pay?

August 27, 2013

Washington state gets good ferry management for a lot less Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Don Cayo: What to do when public services cost much more in some places than in others?

August 10, 2013

If people choose to live in hard-to-service locations — say the last house on a lonely road or a community on the edge of nowhere — do they deserve public services at the same price as citizens whose homes are efficiently clustered? Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Don Cayo: It’s tricky managing greens for green herons

June 29, 2013

If green herons aren’t nesting this year on the verge of the tiny pond at the entrance to McCleery Golf Course — and they aren’t — it’s likely thanks to routine maintenance that saw much of the shore-hugging brush cleared away last winter, a prominent B.C. ornithologist says. “Riparian tangles are key to green heron [...]

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