Christy Clark
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Exclusive fundraisers, premier’s allowance not conflicts: commissioner

By The Canadian Press
May 5, 2016 - 10:23am Updated: May 5, 2016 - 11:08am

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s conflict commissioner has ruled that exclusive fundraisers and a stipend paid to the premier by the B.C. Liberal Party are not conflicts because they do not amount to a ‘private interest.’

Power Rangers set in Downtown Kamloops
Power Rangers set in Downtown Kamloops Image Credit: CFJC Today

B.C. cuts film tax credit 5 per cent after consulting with industry

By The Canadian Press
May 2, 2016 - 2:30pm Updated: May 2, 2016 - 3:43pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s finance minister has yelled cut on film and TV industry tax credits.

Mike de Jong said Monday the province’s film tax credit rate will be chopped by five per cent to 28 per cent and could save the province up to $100 million annually.