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Budget 2018 earmarks more than $6 billion for affordable homes

Budget 2018 earmarks more than $6 billion for affordable homes

A "speculation tax", which will be introduced later this year, will target foreign and domestic investors who don't pay income tax in British Columbia and don't live in the homes they buy. The elimination of MSP Fees for all British Columbians (as previously announced), with the addition of the new Employers Tax Act which will place the associated burden on Employers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Earn Overwatch League skin tokens by watching OWL on Twitch

Earn Overwatch League skin tokens by watching OWL on Twitch

As part of Blizzard and Twitch's Overwatch League broadcast deal, players can earn Overwatch League tokens (used to buy Overwatch League team skins) from watching the tournament on Twitch. In order to earn League tokens, viewers must link their Battle.net account with their Twitch account. This is just the beginning, with Twitch also teasing a VIP ticket feature to be implemeted later in the season. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nintendo eShop pre-orders can't be canceled, and Europe is fed up

Nintendo eShop pre-orders can't be canceled, and Europe is fed up

In an investigation conducted by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) on seven leading digital games distributor platforms, only Origin and Steam were found to have the sufficient systems in place for refunding purchased games. "For most digital video game platforms, there are no possibilities to get your money back after the release date", it adds. Nintendo's global offices had not issued a comment or responded to the consumer council publicly at the time of writing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Has Been Tougher On Russians Than Obama, Sanders Argues

Trump Has Been Tougher On Russians Than Obama, Sanders Argues

Trump quoted him in full in a tweet , and then claimed in a follow-up that Obama at the time 'thought Crooked Hillary [Clinton] was going to win and he didn't want to "rock the boat". Trump went on to tweet about the Russian Federation allegations over the weekend. Obama was disputing that election officials would tamper with the vote totals to favor Hillary Clinton - something that has not been shown, or even seriously alleged, to have occurred. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain return late Wednesday night

Mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain return late Wednesday night

The Winter Weather Advisory area includes all of Interstate 5 in Josephine and Jackson counties, Highways 199, 140 and 62, and the cities of Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Medford, Jacksonville and Shady Cove. Cold rain and possibly a winter mix will be moving back in to the advisory area later today and tonight. Saturday night, there is a 30 percent chance of rain, mixing with snow after 11 p.m., then gradually ending, according to the weather service. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump seeks ban on gun modifications like bump stocks

Trump seeks ban on gun modifications like bump stocks

US President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate, although reporters have not seen him since Friday when he visited injured victims of the mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school. "We must move past cliches and exhausted debates and focus on evidence-based solutions and security measures that actually work", Trump said at a White House event to honor 12 Americans for heroism. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump considers raising purchase age for certain firearms, amid gun control talks

Trump considers raising purchase age for certain firearms, amid gun control talks

Among those taking part in the session are students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where a former student last Wednesday killed 17 people. After the shooting , both Republicans and Democrats had called for a ban , but the legislation had stalled in Congress. "Today we begin the process of determining whether or not bump stocks are covered by this prohibition". Consulte Mais Informação

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In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators reject weapons ban

In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators reject weapons ban

Simon Kenton High School students staged a 17-minute-long walkout Wednesday to stand in solidarity with the families of the 17 students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida . "Guns have great usages for self-defense, so we don't have to totally rely on the government". But after the situation, I realized we have some issues in our society and it has to be addressed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wichita police arrest stepmother of missing 5-year-old

Wichita police arrest stepmother of missing 5-year-old

WATCH: Tips on missing boy lead investigators to parkMeanwhile, Wichita police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation continue to search for a missing 5-year-old boy who was last seen Saturday afternoon. He wouldn't detail the nature of the child endangerment charges during a Wednesday press conference, but he said Lucas is one of the children the stepmother allegedly endangered. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea cancelled meeting with USA vice-president during Winter Olympics

North Korea cancelled meeting with USA vice-president during Winter Olympics

Nauert added in a statement that the United States regretted North Korea's "failure to seize this opportunity". We regret their failure to seize this opportunity. When the curtains fall on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the Paralympics in South Korea in mid-March, it marks the end of a short-lived peace in the Korean peninsula, said an expert on regional affairs. Consulte Mais Informação

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