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Mike Smyth: Legal threats fly after candidate for B.C. NDP nomination withdraws from race over alleged sexism and harassment

As a potential NDP candidate in the approaching May election, Georgia Collins seemed to have it all.

Smart, friendly and photogenic, the Vancouver Island single mom had emerged as a tireless and effective opponent of a controversial contaminated-soil dump near Shawnigan Lake. 1,351 more words

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No one happy about B.C.'s minimum wage increase

As the minimum wage in B.C. gets raised 40 cents today, advocates on both sides of the argument are saying the government has made the wrong decision. 812 more words

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Former McGuinty staffer charged in Ont. gas plants scandal to run B.C. Liberals' re-election campaign

A former provincial staffer facing criminal charges related to Ontario’s gas plants scandal has been tapped to run the B.C. Liberals’ re-election campaign.

Laura Miller, former deputy chief of staff to then-premier Dalton McGuinty, is set to go to trial in September 2017 for her alleged role in the scandal, but first she’ll try to help B.C. 467 more words

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Premier Clark cleared again on conflict of interest allegations

VICTORIA – B.C. Premier Christy Clark has been cleared for a second time on conflict of interest allegations connected to party fundraising events.

Conflict commissioner Paul Fraser says he found nothing compellingly different in the most recent conflict complaint filed against the premier by Opposition New Democrat David Eby than he did in Eby’s first complaint filed in April. 95 more words

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