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How Secure Are Kinder Morgan Jobs For BC Workers?

Fraser Valley – The BC and Yukon Territory Building Construction Trades Council, have new concerns about the promise that  British Columbians will receive first crack at construction jobs for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, now that the BC Provincial Government…



BC Grants Environmental Approval For Kinder Morgan Twinning

Victoria- – B.C. Environment Minister Mary Polak announced that Victoria has granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to twin their pipeline and triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta through the Fraser Valley and onto  Burnaby. Victoria…


Increased Threshold For BC Home Owners Grant

Fraser Valley – It’s Official. Finance Minister Mike de Jong says the BC Homeowners Grant is being increased from $1.2-million to $1.6-million, an increase of 33% from last year. And the irony…the NDP welcomes the news,although their first comment was…



Record Setting Year For Fraser Valley Real Estate

Surrey/Abbotsford/Mission(Fraser Valley Real Estate Board) – Fraser Valley real estate experienced the strongest year in its history in 2016, with record-setting numbers seen in both total MLS® transactions and overall dollar volume sold. The Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) processed…


Chilliwack Was Top Real Estate Market In 2016

Chilliwack – Although home sales may have slowed with the cold winter weather, Chilliwack and area closed out 2016 with the distinction of being the best performing market in BC for the year! “It truly was a banner year,” said…


Changes On Charges To Payday Loans

Victoria – New, lower charges for high-cost, short-term cash loans – payday loans – came into effect January 1, 2017. The maximum allowable charge – including all fees – for a payday loan in British Columbia is $17 for every…