Disaster Financial Assistance Eligibility Now Covers More BC Areas

In the wake of natural calamities ravaging the region, the Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) eligibility now covers British Columbians living in the province’s northwest, southwest, central, and southeast areas. The expansion also covers Vancouver Island. The eligibility covers those affected by landslides and flooding from November 14 to December 2. This assistance is provided to […]

British Columbia Land Owner Transparency Act Filing Deadline Extended

In early November, the British Columbia government announced that due to “overwhelming” requests from legal professionals, the deadline for pre-existing owners to file a Transparency Report has been extended to November 30 next year. The extension comes after the government heard from legal professionals that owners need more time to gather information about ownership and […]

Ongoing Federal Relief Programs in Canada Aid Tourism Businesses

Tourism businesses and organizations have suffered from the pandemic. Fortunately, help is underway with the federal government providing assistance to businesses within Canada’s travel and tourism industry. Tourism Relief Fund aims to help tourism businesses and organizations create or enhance existing tourism experiences to attract more local and domestic visitors. The funding also helps the […]

Vancouver Non-Profit to Develop RV Campground, Motorsports Park, and More

In line with Westshore Speedway’s closure, a Vancouver (Canada) non-profit organization is developing an RV campground, motorsports park, and other facilities. According to a report, the Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association was founded by long-time members of the motorsports community in the region. It was formed to lead the way in ensuring that motorsports have […]

Deadline of BC Increased Employment Incentive Set to End of the Year

Applications for British Columbia’s Increased Employment Incentive must be received before December 31 of this year. This incentive is a one-time refundable tax credit for employers that encouraged the creation of jobs for BC employees. Employers that encouraged increases in wages for employees with low or moderate incomes during the final quarter that ended December […]

Knowing British Columbia’s Ground Water Licensing

Businesses using groundwater wells must apply for a water license as per British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act enforced on February 29, 2016. Non-domestic groundwater well users such as businesses, irrigators, industries, waterworks, and others who divert, use, or store water from a well must obtain the water license or use approval as well as pay […]