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  1. Netflix hikes Canadian prices for new members — and current users soon, too By David Friend, The Canadian Press Posted: Aug 10, 2017 9:36 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 10, 2017 9:44 AM ET Watching your favourite shows on Netflix Canada just got a little more expensive. The popular video streaming service is hiking prices for new members effective immediately. It will do the same for existing users after notifying them by email in the coming weeks. Cord-cutting expected to pick up the pace Ditching TV? Call the anti-cable guy Netflix's standard plan will now cost a dollar more — or $10.99 a month — to watch content on two screens at a time. The basic plan, which does not offer high definition video and only permits one streaming screen at a time, also goes up a dollar to $8.99 a month. Premium plan subscribers will pay $2 more for up to four simultaneous streams and ultra high-definition 4K content. It will now cost $13.99 monthly. It's the first price increase in nearly two years that affects subscribers in Canada. From October 2015: Netflix hikes prices by $1 in Canada Netflix says it made the decision in an effort to bolster its content and services. The price change only impacts Canadian subscribers. "From time to time, Netflix plans and pricing are adjusted as we add more exclusive TV shows and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall Netflix experience, to help members find something great to watch even faster," it said in a statement. Netflix has invested heavily in producing its own original content in recent years, including House of Cards, Ozark and a slate of feature films bought at international film festivals. The company also faces a growing number of other competitors who are seeking the Canadian rights for buzzworthy TV series and movies, and potentially driving up the acquisition costs. Disney cuts ties with Netflix, to launch its own streaming service starting 2019 CraveTV, which is owned by Bell Media, holds the rights to Showtime TV shows and some content from U.S. streaming site Hulu, while Amazon Prime Video acquired streaming licences for Mr. Robot and Starz cable series American Gods. Netflix purchases the Canadian rights to U.S. network shows as well, including ABC's Scandal and the CW's Riverdale. But earlier this week CBS Corp. announced plans to dive into the Canadian marketplace with its CBS All Access streaming serviceearly next year. At once it'll be vying to attract its own subscribers, while also competing for streaming rights and valuable library content. Netflix generally raises its prices by country based on the local market. In June, the company bumped up the monthly bill for Australian users by a few dollars, saying it was responding to a local tax increase. © The Canadian Press, 2017
  2. i agree fines for distracted driving should be increased along with adding more cameras etc. Not a day goes by where I see at least several drivers looking down at their phones while driving.
  3. My question is how much is the salary for the ICBC upper management and higher ups? Are they comparable to the ridiculous level of translinks?
  4. Mon, Jul 24: ICBC is considering raising vehicle insurance premiums by 30 per cent and as Jill Bennett reports, if you’re a bad driver you’ll likely be hit the hardest. - A A + Listen B.C.’s trucking industry is warning that any spike in ICBC insurance rates could be felt by consumers at the cash register. It comes in the wake of an Ernst & Young report commissioned for the B.C. government that found the Crown corporation may have to hike rates by as much as 30 per cent in the next two years. READ MORE: ICBC considering raising car insurance premiums by 30 per cent All commercial vehicles in B.C. must purchase basic insurance through ICBC, and on average they’re paying more, said Louise Yako, president of the BC Trucking Association. “The rates for commercial vehicles are higher than for private passenger car vehicles,” she said. LISTEN: Minister responsible for ICBC David Eby discusses the possibility of rate hikes If those rates go up any higher, it won’t be truckers who end up footing the bill, Yako said. Instead, it will mean the tomatoes, iPods and other goods they’re shipping will be more expensive. “Every time there is an increase in costs, trucking companies have to pass at least a portion, if not all, of those increases on to their customers. This is a very low margin industry, and so there’s really no fat,” Yako said. Yako added her organization is still studying the report to understand its full impact on drivers. LISTEN: BC Liberal MLA Andrew Wilkinson says NDP needs to explain its plans for ICBC The potential rate hikes are the result of what Ernst & Young described as an “unsustainable” financial situation within the Crown corporation. The report found that both the number and size of claims within the insurance corporation are rising, along with the size of cash settlements and legal costs. It recommended a suite of new measures to shore up ICBC’s financial footing, including reintroducing photo radar, implementing no-fault insurance and capping payments for pain and suffering for minor injuries. David Eby, the NDP minister responsible for ICBC, ruled out photo radar and no-fault insurance on Monday. © 2017 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.
  5. Canucks Adidas jersey is out!

    Why can't they switch back to the block lettering font for the numbers & names and get rid of the stupid agency font?? I agree 100% get rid of the "Vancouver" from the front, never liked it as it always looked out of place.
  6. 24 Story Highrise Fire in London UK

    Any news on what the cause of the fire was? It was horrific site seeing the entire 24 story building engulfed in flames.
  7. Provincial Election Thread

    The BC Liberals are not a true liberal party as they are centre-right with Conservative ideology. Funny how they still keep "liberal" in the name.
  8. One of Moore's finest 007 kills.
  9. My undisputed all time favourite James Bond. Grew up watching his films, Octopussy being my all time favourite. This is a sad day but he lived a long fulfilling life. The memories will never be forgotten. Thanks for everything Sir Roger Moore, may you rest in peace.
  10. Provincial Election Thread

    Its a good idea I agree but what happens if Greens start getting donations from corporations or unions? How long will it take before Greens cave in to this like pretty much every other party has? Will money speak to them?
  11. [Video] Dog Kicker in Brentwood area

    Would she attempt to do the same thing if the guy was walking a 150lb rottweiler?
  12. Is It Time For A New Identity?

    These are my second favourite jerseys the skate being number 1. if they could go back to using block lettering fonts for the numbers etc and fix the colouring on the current jersey it would be a vast improvement. The original orca jerseys looked way more intimidating than are current ones. Tried now for a decade to getting used to their blue green but never fully grew on me. Add the horrible cheap agency font on top of that and it's one of the most passive looking jerseys in the league.
  13. as the mastercard memorial cup starts on May 19, which of the top prospects here will be taking part in it? is anyone within our reach in particular we should be keeping an eye on in the tournament?
  14. With the way the monuments were regularly getting vandalized its probably a good idea to remove them. Keeping these monuments up doesn't really do any good. It would be similar to European countries keeping monuments from Nazi's up after WW2. Historical sites or structures would be different (ie Auschwitz, Dachau, etc).
  15. I guess this is probably a false equivalency but another group is going around destroying historic monuments in another part of the world.