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Former PM Kim Campbell stresses leadership potential at B.C. luncheon

VANCOUVER – Former prime minister Kim Campbell says that despite the fact that a colleague once called her a “boring leader,” she always felt compelled to get involved and engage people. 218 more words

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NDP demands release of appraisals in government ‘fire sale’

British Columbia’s sale of surplus assets was the source of heated contention in Victoria for the third day in a row Thursday, with the opposition now demanding the Liberal government release the appraisals for all land sold since 2012. 254 more words

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Premier, NDP spar over Burke Mountain land sale

An unapologetic Premier Christy Clark traded blows with NDP leader John Horgan during a testy question period in Victoria Wednesday.

The political rivals sparred over the B.C. 298 more words

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Burnaby North MLA facing recall petition stands by record

The Burnaby North MLA facing a potential recall says he will continue serving his constituents despite the petition against him.

Elections BC announced Tuesday it has approved an application for a petition to recall Liberal MLA Richard T. 191 more words

Vancouver

B.C. Liberals ‘gave away’ public land to donor in ‘pathetic’ land deal: NDP

The provincial government is being accused of selling British Columbians short in a rushed land deal that left $43 million on the table.

In early 2014, the province sold 14 parcels of land on Burke Mountain in Coquitlam for just under $85 million to developer Wesbild. 266 more words

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After Several Fails, Should We Trust Election Polls?

It’s a key question, given the swarm of public opinion reports on the horizon.

My story in the Tyee.

Politics

Downtown residents will fight to save St. Paul’s Hospital: Vancouver MLA

Vancouver-West End NDP MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert expects a big public campaign to save St. Paul’s Hospital if the province decides to relocate downtown’s only emergency room to pave way for condos. 340 more words

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