Finances

Penticton City Hall. (File photo)

Penticton forecasting $1.2M operating budget surplus for 2021

Money from construction boom in the city is driving the extra revenue

 

Photo by Nicholas Cappello on Unsplash

Securities commission clears B.C. man of market manipulation

Panel rules there was insufficient evidence against Daniel Clozza

 

Former Lake Country deputy chief administrative officer Alberto De Feo is no longer associated with the municipality, the district announced in a one-line news release Friday, July 2. (Black Press file photo)

Former Lake Country CAO had a $7,000 raise last year

Chief administrative officer top paid employee, again

 

Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux waits to appear before the Commons Finance committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday March 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Boost to seniors benefit this summer and beyond could cost $10.7 billion

Parliamentary budget officer is estimating the Liberals’ plan might be cheaper than anticipated

Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux waits to appear before the Commons Finance committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday March 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows its program to combat tax evasion by the super-rich has resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions in recent years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

Only two cases proceeded to federal prosecutors, with no charges laid

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows its program to combat tax evasion by the super-rich has resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions in recent years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Campbell River city council will continue its 2020 policy of waiving late fees and NSFs. (Mirror File photo)

53% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey

A majority of Canadians admit they’re just $200 away from not being able to pay their monthly bills

Campbell River city council will continue its 2020 policy of waiving late fees and NSFs. (Mirror File photo)
Financial literacy and credit counsellor Pamela George is shown in her home office in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Planning your 2021 budget a chance to reassess your spending and make changes

Saving a six-month buffer is important to start building that rainy-day cushion

Financial literacy and credit counsellor Pamela George is shown in her home office in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Financial literacy facilitator Lindsay Bayford prepares for the upcoming workshops put on by the Literacy Society. (Contributed)

Okanagan society helps manage finances in uncertain times

November is Financial Literacy Month

Financial literacy facilitator Lindsay Bayford prepares for the upcoming workshops put on by the Literacy Society. (Contributed)
Cascades Casino has been forced closed since March due to COVID. It's caused a $1.6 million hit to the City of Penticton's reserves.(Gateway Casinos image)

COVID-19 delivers $1.6 million hit to Penticton’s reserves

Penticton has only received $338K this year in their share of casino income

Cascades Casino has been forced closed since March due to COVID. It's caused a $1.6 million hit to the City of Penticton's reserves.(Gateway Casinos image)
(The Canadian Press)

Financial check ups more important than ever during turbulent times like these

It is always important to review your financial plan on a regular basis, but especially now, experts say

(The Canadian Press)
A man wears a face mask as he sits on a bench in Montreal, Saturday, June 27, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A man wears a face mask as he sits on a bench in Montreal, Saturday, June 27, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Financial support is available during the pandemic.

As B.C.’s unemployment spikes, financial adviser offers tips to weather pandemic

From government programs to updating your budget, there is help.

Financial support is available during the pandemic.
North Okanagan taxpayers get a break on interest charges

North Okanagan taxpayers get a break on interest charges

First quarterly utility bills will not be subject to interest in Coldstream

North Okanagan taxpayers get a break on interest charges
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Town of Oliver receives award for annual financial report

This is the seventh year that Oliver has received the award

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