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'Insulting': Alliance of B.C. Students spokesperson on Wilkinson's student loans comments

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson is in hot water again, this time for his comments on the NDP government’s decision to forgive interest on student loans. 456 more words

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Andrew Wilkinson walks back 'wacky' renting comments

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson has apologized after calling renting a “wacky time of life,” “fun,” “enjoyable” and a “rite of passage” during prepared remarks in the legislature on Wednesday. 292 more words

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BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson accused of being 'out of touch' over comments about renters

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson is being criticized for being “out of touch” and showing his “true colours” for comments he made on Wednesday about renters. 558 more words

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Few incentives in spending-heavy B.C. budget, global downturn worries business leaders

British Columbia’s budget pays too little attention to the potential impacts of a slowing global economy and a shifting housing market, business leaders say.

Finance Minister Carole James is banking on continued strong economic growth to fund long-term social and economic programs amounting to $2 billion over the next three years, but that’s risky, B.C. 555 more words

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BC Liberals suppressed Hydro rate hikes

For decades, B.C. governments have hidden the true cost of Hydro rates -especially the BC Liberals.

Under the direction of the BC Liberals, the Crown utility used “inappropriate” accounting to pile $5.5-billion in what are known as deferral accounts says B.C.’s auditor-general. 498 more words

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Clerk and sergeant-at-arms defend themselves against allegations in leaked documents

Clerk Craig James and sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz deny wrongdoing and have both submitted long explanations for the allegations of misspending put forward in a report by Speaker Darryl Plecas last month. 906 more words

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