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by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 27 2018

A new study finds that BC’s news media frequently reinforce the assumption that there is an inevitable trade-off between environmental protection and job creation.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 20 2018

By Marc Lee 

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Dec 16 2018

It would seem Animal House has closed at the B.C. legislature in favour of a new production – A Taste of Shakespeare – with scenes from Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Titus Andronicus and a special audience introduction to Puck from a Midsummer Night's Dream.

The performances are replete with tales of betrayal, revenge and possible redemption.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 13 2018

At the time of year when the focus is on giving, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives researchers have found that BC’s 10 wealthiest billionaires can afford to give thousands of times more than the rest of us.

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 13 2018

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) influenza experts are advising British Columbians that influenza activity is increasing as we head into the holiday period. High-risk individuals and their close contacts should be vaccinated as soon as possible.

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 06 2018

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities.

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 04 2018

RCMP said the first weekend of December has proved deadly on British Columbia highways, resulting in a number of fatalities.

by John Horgan on Sunday Dec 02 2018

Seniors deserve quality health care and a good life in their golden years, but for too long B.C. seniors in residential care have gone without the level of care they need.

Our government is increasing staffing levels in residential care homes, because more staff hours means better care for seniors.

by Dermod Travis on Friday Nov 30 2018

A bit of good news came out of Victoria this week, which could have easily been missed under the avalanche of bad news that was coming out of the capital.

British Columbia is now “operating debt-free for the first time in more than 40 years,” according to the province’s second quarterly report. 

But that's not really the good news, at least for me.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 23 2018

The voting period for the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform has been extended. Elections BC will now accept completed voting packages until 4:30 p.m. on December 7, 2018. 

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