Entries by KHGrandForks

HST or PST/GST? Make an informed decision.

British Columbians will be asked to make a decision this summer on whether to keep the HST or to go back to the PST/GST. The following independent report details the positive and negative of HST and is meant to help you make an informed decision. http://www.hstinbc.ca/media/Its_Your_Decision_GSTPSTHST.pdf Your decision may be further influenced by the Provincial […]

West Kootenay CGA-BC Chapter PD Day

Five members of the Grand Forks office attended a Professional Development day on Thursday May 19, 2011 put on by the West Kootenay CGA-BC Chapter. Garth Rustand from Investors-Aid Co-operative of Canada gave a very interesting presentation on how to take control of your investment portfolio. Investors-Aid provides independent and objective information to investors. If […]

Relay for Life – Grand Forks

Sarah Kientz and Courtenay Macgregor of the Grand Forks office will be participating in the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life this year on June 4th at Perley Elementary from 10am to 10pm. This event celebrates cancer survivors and honours loved ones who haven’t survived. The money raised is invested in cancer research to save […]

Rise in B.C. minimum wage rate

Premier Christy Clark has announced that British Columbia’s minimum wage will increase to $8.75 an hour effective May 1, 2011. The current rate of $8.00 had not been changed for ten years and is the lowest in Canada. In addition, the minimum wage rates will increases to $9.50 effective November 1, 2011 and $10.25 effective […]