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Health-care changes seem to be paying off

Have we finally wrestled that voracious gobbler of tax dollars – the public health-care system – to a standoff, if not to the ground? By that I mean the days of the system automatically devouring increasingly large amounts of money every year to feed itself may be drawing to a close, at least in British Columbia. 616 more words

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Should oil pipelines in B.C. be subject to a referendum?

It’s a case of pipelines and plebiscites.

With two major oil pipelines on the table in B.C., a local environmental group wants to give residents more say in the process. 569 more words

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Province has 'no plans to intervene' in Victoria's sewage struggle

When it comes to Greater Victoria’s embattled sewage treatment plan, the provincial government is still refusing to get its hands dirty.

The day after the municipality of Esquimalt… 218 more words

Victoria

WATCH: Peculiar B.C. political party donations

Why is a Toronto-based Conservative Party senator donating money to the BC Green Party?

Thousands of dollars are donated to B.C.’s political parties and most people don’t think twice about where it’s coming from. 24 more words

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Premier never lobbied for Enbridge, office says

The Premier’s office has shot down a report linking Christy Clark to lobbying efforts on behalf of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project.

The Vancouver Observer reported… 197 more words

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Mike Harcourt rips up NDP card, says B.C. party not ready to govern

VANCOUVER – Former British Columbia New Democrat premier Mike Harcourt has given up his party membership in a split he says was more in sorrow than in anger. 438 more words

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