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Danielle Smith: Will $2 gas convince B.C. they need Trans Mountain?

People have been asking me to explain how Vancouver residents can be so up in arms about the Trans Mountain pipeline and yet be completely silent on Vancouver Airport’s plan to build a dedicated aviation fuel pipeline. 759 more words


Roy Green: Do we still have a nation?

The Trans Mountain pipeline extension imbroglio is unzipping Canada’s emotional fault lines with a surgical dexterity unimagined by any remaining members of Quebec’s constitutional dismemberment teams of 1980 and 1995. 915 more words


Scott Thompson: Kinder Morgan pipeline debate more about extremism than the environment

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to pull an abrupt U-turn from his trip to Peru for the Summit of the Americas to return home to discipline two fighting provinces. 332 more words

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ANALYSIS: Transit announcement sees NDP make rare break with B.C. Liberal policy

The fledgling NDP government, in many ways, has simply continued the policies of the previous B.C. Liberal administration, but last week’s big transit improvements announcement is a major exception to that pattern. 777 more words


A Vancouver lawyer is calling on the government to make changes to roadside prohibitions

A Vancouver lawyer is calling on the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General to deliver on demands she says he made when he was in opposition. 258 more words


B.C.'s finance minister has mixed reactions to federal budget

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James said it’s good to see a number of provincial priorities reflected in the federal budget, though they still need to see the fine details. 243 more words


B.C. to raise minimum wage to $15.20 per hour by June 2021 following moves by Alberta and Ontario

VANCOUVER — British Columbia will gradually hike its minimum wage to get to $15.20 by June 2021.

Premier John Horgan says the timeline is aimed at finding a balance between allowing businesses to predict their needs and giving hope to about 400,000 of the lowest-paid workers in the province. 149 more words