By this time, you should have received your property tax notice in the mail. Payment is due by Tuesday July 4th to your municipality (if you live in Courtenay, Comox, or Cumberland) or to the BC Government if you’re in the regional district. There’s typically a 5% penalty for late payment, so don’t miss the deadline! For property taxes, you… Read More »

Our Floatie Friday giveaways are happening from now through August! If you want to get in on the fun, head to our Facebook page or our Instagram page, like/follow the page and then like/comment on the post to enter that week’s prize draw. Every Monday we’ll post a new Floatie Prize Pack, and every Friday we’ll draw the winner! No purchase necessary to enter. Winner’s will be announced… Read More »

After announcing a “pause” back in January and 2 consecutive meetings where rates held steady, the Bank of Canada (BoC) today announced it is increasing it’s Policy Interest rate by 0.25% (up to 4.75%). This means that most banks will immediately increase their consumer Prime Rate from 6.7% to 6.95%. In its announcement, the BoC indicated that “excess demand in… Read More »