Trudeau’s Tax Target? Your Home.

Trudeau’s Tax Target? Your Home.

Looks: 104 The Trudeau Liberals announced that you now have to report the sale of your home on your income tax return beginning 2016. Your ‘primary residence’ has always been exempt from capital gains tax . Now that the sale must be reported, a tax is not far behind. We’ve always had this tax exemption, and […]

Amalgamation Public Meeting…for 1978?

Amalgamation Public Meeting…for 1978?

Looks: 20 Nothing that is contemplated is ever anything really new.  Forty – that’s 40- years ago the City of Duncan and North Cowichan seemed set to have a vote on amalgamation. At that time, it was the Crofton-Chemainus Chamber of Commerce that took exception and forced public meeting in what they felt was a […]

Why the ‘Do Not Call’ list is not working

Why the ‘Do Not Call’ list is not working

Looks: 16 (NC) Nearly a decade since Canada’s national Do Not Call List (DNCL) was launched, this consumer protection measure against unwanted calls is falling short of public expectations. According to a national survey conducted by Leger, Canadians are coping creatively with the rising volume of annoying calls they field on their mobile and home […]

$11 Million for Cowichan Valley

$11 Million for Cowichan Valley

Looks: 6 Cowichan Valley is slated to get a slice of infrastructure funding money from the federal government. to the tune of $11 Million. These funds will cover a portion of the costs, approximately one third, of legacy capital projects. North Cowichan will use the funding to move it’s sewage outfall from the Cowichan River […]

Get answers to your air travel FAQs from a pilot

Get answers to your air travel FAQs from a pilot

Looks: 5 (NC) Think you’re a seasoned travelling pro? You’ve got nothing on Air Canada pilot Doug Morris who is captain on the Airbus 320 and has three decades of flying experience. Here we ask the flight expert six of your most pressing questions. Who knows, this information may just inspire you — with the […]

Top summer activities to keep kids learning

Top summer activities to keep kids learning

Looks: 10 (NC) Just because classes are out, doesn’t mean your child’s learning has to stop during the warmer months. Use the hot weather for fun new educational opportunities and make the most out of summer learning by having a chat with your child’s educator before school lets out. Alana Powell, a registered early childhood […]

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