OTTAWA — The federal government said Thursday it is “deeply concerned” and is taking “very seriously” B.C.’s plea for sweeping measures to deal with the public health crisis involving fentanyl overdoses. 716 more words
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When British Columbia Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the province would again be collecting data on the citizenship of property buyers, he played down what it might take to provoke action against foreign nationals. 895 more words
In a hyper-inflated housing market fuelled partly by quick-buck property flippers, the biggest flip of all came Monday from Premier Christy Clark.
A big flip-flop, that is, after the Clark government brought in a… 791 more words
VICTORIA – Foreign buyers of Metro Vancouver real estate will be taxed an additional 15 per cent, the government announced Monday in new legislation.
The tax would increase the property transfer tax on non-Canadian citizens or non-permanent residents purchasing homes. 745 more words
The only politicians you typically find at the B.C. legislature in the summertime are make-believe ones.
They are the young actors who dress up as 19th-century lawmakers to entertain the tourists. 1,046 more words
Summertime is usually a slow time in B.C. politics, with MLAs hitting community barbecue circuits and preparing for the political battles to come in the fall. 1,033 more words
When Premier Christy Clark was accused of conflict-of-interest over her $50,000 salary top-up from the B.C. Liberals, the party insisted she had nothing to do with the dollars-and-cents side of Liberal operations. 501 more words