Archive for July, 2011

BC HST Referendum

As hot topics go, this ones a doozey! The HST, a harmonized version of the GST and PST, was introduced in July 2010, and here we are in July 2011 voting to either keep it or revert to paying separate taxes…

Royal Visit from Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

It’s cool to have had the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, visit Canada. Next to their Royal wedding, their visit of June 30 to July 8 caught the attention of many Canadians. Canada put on quite the tour for the Royal couple, and they seemed to have enjoyed their trip immensely; as said in speech by William, “Canada has far surpassed all that we were promised. Our promise to Canada is that we shall return.”