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BC Liberals underwhelm on housing file: Poll

A staggering 71 per cent of British Columbians think the provincial government is doing a “bad” job handling issues of housing, poverty and homelessness according to a new poll from Insights West. 212 more words


Premier Clark looking forward to working with Alberta's Rachel Notley

EDMONTON – Incoming NDP Alberta premier Rachel Notley, in her first full day on the job, extended an olive branch to the energy industry and promised there will be no special treatment for unions. 597 more words


What the NDP win in Alberta means for B.C.

WATCH: After 44 years of Progressive Conservative rule the NDP has won a majority government in Alberta. Jeremy Hunka reports on Tuesday’s outcome  and what this seismic shift in Alberta politics could mean for B.C. 349 more words


B.C. meteorologist responds to politician's pregnant 'sausage casing' comments

A White Rock councillor has come under fire for recent comments he made in an online radio show saying pregnant women’s bellies resemble “sausage casing.” 1,288 more words


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


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


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