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Historical Locations - The Ross Bay Cemetery

Let’s get the full personal disclosure out of the way right off the bat; I love cemeteries.  Obviously, the context of them isn’t a particularly cheerful one but I’ve always found them to be incredibly peaceful places which are often quite beautiful.   456 more words

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Brian Hutchinson: B.C. uses frightening, precarious debt against striking teachers

B.C. finance minister Michael de Jong brandished the year’s first fiscal update as if it were a shield, affording him some protection. And as a cudgel, which he used to batter the province’s teachers’ union and its more than 40,000 striking members. 750 more words

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Premier Christy Clark’s approval rating slips

Premier Christy Clark’s approval rating with British Columbians has slipped to 32 per cent, according to a new poll.

Angus Reid Global released its latest quarterly survey on Canada’s premiers Monday, placing B.C.’s leader fourth from bottom when it comes to approval rate. 112 more words

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B.C. government set to review controversial privacy law

The privacy of B.C.’s residents lays in the balance with an upcoming review of one of the province’s most controversial laws.

Until Sept. 19, B.C. residents have an opportunity to voice any concerns over the provincial Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA), which has been criticized for overstepping the boundary when it comes to the privacy rights of citizens. 255 more words

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