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Financial abuse of seniors is a growing concern in B.C.

May 13, 2016

The growing financial abuse of seniors is becoming a concern in B.C., and the problem will only increase because most ...

B.C. Seniors Advocate underscores need for all seniors to file taxes

April 21, 2016

Be sure to FILE TAXES BEFORE APRIL 30 to avoid delays on: - Old age security benefit payments - GST/HST credit ...

Benefits & Services for Veterans, RCMP & Their Families

April 7, 2016

Whether you are a Veteran, still-serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces or the RCMP, or a family member, ...

MSP premiums are ‘unfair’ and ‘inefficient’

February 18, 2016

MSP PREMIUMS ARE 'UNFAIR' AND 'INEFFICIENT' SAYS HEALTH POLICY EXPERT A 1.5% income tax increase would be ...

Should You Help Your Kid Buy a House?

February 9, 2016

Are you thinking about helping your adult kid buy his or her first home? If you are, you’re not alone. Here, some ...

COSCO FREE WORKSHOP: PENSION AND TAX OPTIONS / Cranbrook BC, Feb 16

February 7, 2016

THIS WORKSHOP DESCRIBES THE POTENTIAL PENSION BENEFITS THAT MAY OCCUR IF A COUPLE ENTERS INVOLUNTARY SEPERATION. The ...

BC Seniors Advocate JANUARY 2016 Newsletter

January 21, 2016

   DID YOU KNOW....you could be reimbursed for up to 6 years worth of overpaid Medical Services Premiums?? If you ...

Health Ministers Meet Jan 20 in Vancouver: Send Your Message TODAY

January 19, 2016

  This week, the provincial and territorial health ministers are meeting in Vancouver. This is the ...

CRUISE CONTROL: 3 WAYS TO HAVE A SHIPSHAPE VACATION

January 16, 2016

YACHT, CRUISE SHIP OR EXPEDITION VESSEL?   Here's a quick review on these three different cruise vacation ...

BC only province that still charges a flat rate health tax

January 15, 2016

From the BC Health Coalition story, It's time for B.C. to Scrap MSP ...