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Mexico Says Import Tax To Hit Americans

Mexico has condemned a us suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump's planned border wall. Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray, who...

Half-million suspected cases of cholera epidemic

More than 500,000 people in Yemen are suspected of having cholera, the United Nations health agency today said, warning that the disease is spreading quickly due to a lack of clean...

Province is increasing the home owner grant

The Province is increasing the home owner grant threshold to $1.6 million, helping keep property taxes affordable for families and ensuring most home owners will continue to receive the full grant...

Saudi King Replaces Labour Minister

Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz has replaced Labour Minister Mufarrej al-Haqbani by doctor al-Ghifaidh and named members of grand Ulema council. Haqbani was appointed in may as part of a...

B.C. Agriculture Day Celebration

Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture, and members of the BC Agriculture Council were joined by farmers and ranchers to celebrate B.C. agriculture, an industry that provides good food, good jobs and...

Focuses on affordability and supporting crash victims

Attorney General David Eby has said “today’s legislation is about doing what’s best for B.C. drivers – both in what they pay for insurance and in making sure they get the...

U.S. President Trump Arrives In Saudi Arabia

United States President Donald Trump has landed in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh today for the start of his first foreign tour since taking office. Trump will hold talks with leaders in the...

Merkel Addresses Munich Security Conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her government would do "Everything Possible" to meet a NATO target for spending 2 percent of economic output on Defence by 2024. Addressing Munich security conference,...

An inclusive discussion on the white paper on the future of Europe

A necessary and valuable debate on the future has started in the EU. Although much works well at EU level, there is reason for soul-searching. The more people who are involved...

French-speaking teachers in B.C.’s classrooms

Rob Fleming, Minister of Education has said that “for too long, parents have been facing waitlists to enrol their children in French immersion because of a shortage of qualified French teachers, “the...

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