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Banks cut prime lending rates after Bank of Canada slashes benchmark rate to 0.5%

Canada’s big banks have all cut their prime lending rates following the announcement that the central bank had lowered its benchmark interest rate to 0.5 per cent.

It was the second time this year the Bank of Canada had dropped the rate to stimulate the economy, after holding the rate steady for about four years.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/banks-cut-prime-lending-rates-after-bank-of-cana...

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Massive fire destroys many businesses in Downtown New Westminster. Could this happen in Prince George?

Massive fire destroys many businesses in Downtown New Westminster. Could this happen in Prince George?.


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Massive fire destroys many businesses in Downtown New Westminster. Could this happen in Prince George?

http://globalnews.ca/news/894426/crews-battle-a-large-fire-in-new-westminster/

Above is the link to the massive fire in New Westminster this morning, October 10, 2013. Many businesses were destroyed. This has happened in down town New Westminster before. My thoughts immediately came to Prince George and what would happen here if a fire started in our down town in the middle of the night. I was down...

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Victoria Girl Guide continues campaign to remove GMO ingredients from cookies

http://globalnews.ca/news/892469/victoria-girl-guide-continues-campaign-to-remove-gmo-ingredients-from-cookies/


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Delta Hotels and Resorts Announces New Prince George Property

Delta Hotels and Resorts Announces New Prince George Property.


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Delta Hotels and Resorts Announces New Prince George Property

A Delta Hotels and Resorts property will be built in down town Prince George with modern design and innovation. The hotel will be designed as a contemporary hotel with high tech design elements to reflect the needs and demands of today’s business and leisure travellers. The hotel will include up scale services, 170 guest rooms, 9 extended stay rooms, plus an extravagant hospitality suite. The...

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Cheap rates around for awhile until 2016 says bank

Cheap rates around for awhile until 2016 says bank.


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Cheap rates around for awhile until 2016 says bank

Scotiabank economists are stating that Canadians wont have anything to worry about until at least 2016 as far as rates going up. Remarks made by the central banks senior governor earlier in the week, suggest the banks view is now that the economy’s spare capacity may remain into sometime in 2016. They also say that that the economy is unlikely to overshoot into excess demand, so there would be...

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Prince George home building charity stripped of its name

Prince George home building charity stripped of its name.


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Prince George home building charity stripped of its name

A local charity in Prince George known for building homes for needy families has been kicked out of its national body for not fulfilling it’s responsibilities as outlined in their local and national by-laws. Some of these may include financial management, record keeping, [and] reporting other fiduciary responsibilities. In almost 30 years, Habitat has only had one other affiliate been involuntarily...

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