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British Columbia aces red tape report card

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has ranked British Columbia as the best province when it comes to reducing red tape.

The organization released its annual red tape report card on Tuesday and B.C. 112 more words

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B.C. justice minister won't step into Saanich mayor-police issue

VANCOUVER – British Columbia’s justice minister is refusing to investigate the behaviour of a Vancouver Island mayor despite a plea from the district’s police board for her help. 630 more words

Canada

Brian Hutchinson: Christy Clark approves latest big project — B.C.'s most expensive dam ever

Water, gravity and a proven record making hydroelectric power: British Columbians have these in spades, but building the largest, most expensive electricity-generating project ever proposed in this province requires something more. 742 more words

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Brian Hutchinson: Christy Clark approves latest big project — B.C.'s most expensive dam ever

Water, gravity and a proven record making hydroelectric power: British Columbians have these in spades, but building the largest, most expensive electricity-generating project ever proposed in this province requires something more. 742 more words

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Vancouver’s rental vacancy rates worse than feared: MLA

The rental crisis in Vancouver is even worse than many feared, according to a Vancouver MLA.

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s 2014 market rental report, released Tuesday, says parts of Vancouver – specifically the West End and Downtown – have vacancy rates as low as 0.3 per cent, while the city as a whole has a rental vacancy rate of just 0.5 per cent. 498 more words

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Christian law school loses B.C. government support

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s government has revoked its support for a proposed Christian law school that is embroiled in a debate pitting religious freedoms against same-sex equality rights in Canada. 514 more words

Canada