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Revelstoke city councillors approved increases to water and sewer fees for 2021. (File photo)

UPDATE: Council votes against fee increases

The proposed increases passed third reading Nov. 24, Michael Brooks-Hill revoked support at adoption

Revelstoke city councillors approved increases to water and sewer fees for 2021. (File photo)
Minister of Finance Bill Morneau rises during a meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The federal Liberals will lay out today how they see the COVID-19 affecting federal finances for the fiscal year, detailing an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

High unemployment, $343B deficit projected in Liberals’ fiscal snapshot

The prime minister said the high costs are worth it to help Canada amid the pandemic

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau rises during a meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The federal Liberals will lay out today how they see the COVID-19 affecting federal finances for the fiscal year, detailing an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The City of Armstrong has approved its 2020 financial plan with a one per cent tax increase for residents. (Image from Pixabay)

North Okanagan city close to zero per cent tax hike

Council approves amended budget featuring one per cent increase

The City of Armstrong has approved its 2020 financial plan with a one per cent tax increase for residents. (Image from Pixabay)
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Summerland council revisiting budget

Municipality examining figures, property taxes and utility payments as COVID-19 continues

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Revelstoke Forum needs to have its roof replaced. (Google maps)

City of Revelstoke denied $9M grant to replace arena roof

City council proposed funding the project through borrowed funds earlier this year

Revelstoke Forum needs to have its roof replaced. (Google maps)
fThe School District 67 Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 24 to hire an external financial expert to help them balance their books. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Financial expert to help South Okanagan school board with substantial deficit

The board of trustees for School District 67 will hire outside help to deal with budget concerns

fThe School District 67 Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 24 to hire an external financial expert to help them balance their books. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen adopts 2020 budget

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen adopts 2020 budget

$57.9 million budget is 11.2 per cent higher than last year’s amount

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen adopts 2020 budget
Revelstoke City Council is proposing a six per cent property tax increase for the 2020 budget. They are looking for community feedback on the proposal. (File photo)

Revelstoke City Council wants feedback on proposed budget

It calls for a 6% property tax increase

Revelstoke City Council is proposing a six per cent property tax increase for the 2020 budget. They are looking for community feedback on the proposal. (File photo)
Provincial sales tax will be expanded to sweetened carbonated drinks at a rate of seven per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

Budget 2020: B.C. adds tax to sweet drinks and sodas

All soda, vending machine drinks will be subject to higher PST

Provincial sales tax will be expanded to sweetened carbonated drinks at a rate of seven per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby announce plans for rate changes to ICBC Feb. 6. (Tom Fletcher/News Staff)

Budget 2020: ICBC ‘dumpster fire’ to turn into $86M surplus, NDP say

ICBC operating with $91-million deficit for 2019-2020 fiscal year

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby announce plans for rate changes to ICBC Feb. 6. (Tom Fletcher/News Staff)
British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Finance Minister Carole James releases the provincial public accounts report during a press conference at the press gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

Finance minister said ICBC costs have affected budget

British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Finance Minister Carole James releases the provincial public accounts report during a press conference at the press gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Revelstoke City Hall. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

City of Revelstoke proposing 6% property tax increase

The average home would see their annual bill go up around $100

Revelstoke City Hall. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
VIDEO PRESENTATION                                The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has budget information videos available online. (Black Press)

RDOS budget videos available online

Budget must be completed by March 31

VIDEO PRESENTATION                                The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has budget information videos available online. (Black Press)