Charitable giving tax-deduction deadline looms
A disproportionate number of charitable givers wait until the last day of the year to make their donation, running the risk that they will forget and miss out on the tax deduction, according to the CEO of Canada’s online resource for charitable giving.
Newsmaker of the Year: Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline dominates 2012 headlines
Controversy for the $6 billion oilsands pipeline project continues in joint review panel hearings that began one year ago and wrap up in May 2013
Telus unfairly treated gay network OUTtv, rules CRTC
The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruled December 10 that Telus Corp. (TSX:T) violates regulations by the way it markets the Vancouver-based gay and lesbian network OUTtv Network Inc.
British Columbia home to 18 of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women
Eighteen influential B.C. women made the cut in the tenth annual Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards, announce yesterday by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN).
HootSuite further expands directory of apps
Vancouver-based social media management system HootSuite announced this morning that it has once again expanded its app directory, following an announcement mid-November that saw new Facebook features being added to its dashboard.
U.S. company buys a quarter of Whistler Blackcomb
An affiliate of KSL Capital Partners has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Intrawest ULC's 24% interest in Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. (TSX:WB), both companies announced yesterday.
Widening labour market gap a threat to Canadian economy: CIBC
Many industries are seeing a steadily increasing skills shortage while other industries are reporting an increasing labour surplus – and according to CIBC World Markets, the gap between the two is growing.
Premier promises balanced budget in 2013
British Columbia created 46,000 new jobs and increased trade with China by 25% since its Jobs Plan was launched more than a year ago, Premier Christy Clark said in an election-style lunch speech Tuesday before the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce.