HST

B.C. Budget: tight spending and asset sales on the horizon

Spending cutbacks, sale of provincial property and a potential business tax were the highlights of the Finance Minister Kevin Falcon's budget on Tuesday. The B.C. Liberal government delivered on...

BC chases Ottawa for a deal on HST debt

Premier to plead poverty as she mulls repaying $1.6 billion.

Time for the Canada Revenue Agency to issue welfare cheques

The creation of a strong new national welfare program

The need for compassionate capitalism

Its time to bank on compassionate capitalism

Ottawa, B.C. agree outstanding HST issues should be resolved quickly: Premier

Key issue is repayment of $1.6 billion in transition funding that BC was given -- and Ottawa wants back.

Business community, manufacturers paint gloomy post-HST picture

Old PST will need to be altered when it returns, business community insists.

B.C. votes 55% to axe HST

The vote is in, and British Columbians have chosen to nix the HST. "Yes" votes were 55 per cent, beating out the "No" votes to keep the HST. The results of the binding province-wide referendum would...

'Plan B' ready if British Columbias kick HST to curb: Premier

Liberals have said budget would take a $3-billion hit if the tax is cancelled, but won't say how.

As final HST ballots flood in, business owners express feelings over controversial tax

"Today's the last day, and everybody is running there," said Angela Ip, sales associate at Secret of Beauty, pointing to the HST collection centre in City Square Mall on Cambie Street.  Angela...