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Changes target real estate tax evasion

Seeking to ensure housing affordability, the B.C. provincial government is making it so property buyers – including real estate speculators – will have to disclose…

SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of School District No. 5 School Board of Trustees’ motions carried during the June 12 board meeting held in Cranbrook….

Speculation Tax details released

Property owners in the East Kootenay will not be included in the proposed Speculation Tax. Property speculators are being targeted and over 99% of British…

Funds to help revitalize Indigenous languages

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council, a First Nations-run Crown corporation, will work in partnership with First Nations communities to develop and implement revitalization plans for…

Speculation tax worrisome: RDEK

Although the provincial government’s recently announced Speculation Tax does not apply in the East Kootenay, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors…

SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the February 14 School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees’ Meeting in Cranbrook….