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Washington state governor optimistic about high-speed rail between Seattle and Vancouver

The governor of Washington state says it’s time to seriously consider a high-speed rail link between Vancouver and Seattle.

Governor Jay Inslee was in Victoria Tuesday to meet with B.C. 245 more words


$15 minimum wage consultations begin with B.C.'s Fair Wages Commission on Thursday

The three-week long consultation phase on the minimum wage by B.C.’s Fair Wages Commission kicks off in Abbotsford on Thursday.

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B.C. Green Party leader hopeful his ride-sharing bill will be debated

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says he’s tired of politics when it comes to ride-sharing in B.C.

“I’ve been frustrated over the politics of bringing in this legislation which is important to bring in.” 130 more words


Mayor of Maple Ridge not seeking second term

Municipal elections won’t occur in British Columbia until 2018, but Maple Ridge Mayor Nicole Read says she won’t be vying for the position again.

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B.C. government says housing affordability plan coming "soon"

It’s been nearly three months since the NDP took power in British Columbia, but we are still waiting to see how it will get a handle on the housing affordability crisis. 234 more words


B.C. Government announces members of the Fair Wages Commission

The people who will determine how soon the minimum wage will rise in British Columbia have been announced by the NDP government.

The plan is to eventually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. 151 more words


B.C. premier says mess left by previous government is to blame for delayed legislation

B.C.’s premier believes the BC Liberals left the government with a lot of garbage to clean up, preventing the NDP-Green coalition from moving faster on its promises made during the election campaign. 153 more words