Although children can’t vote, where they are cared for and how much it costs have emerged as key campaign issues leading up to the provincial election. 1,402 more words
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The B.C. government’s media spin machine right now reminds me of the amplifiers in that movie Spinal Tap: cranked up to 11.
With the May 9 election approaching, the Christy Clark government is pumping out a jaw-dropping number of positive news releases. 476 more words
How much should the federal government pay toward health-care costs? Hardly a week goes by without this thorny issue being disputed between the federal and provincial governments — even now that the budget has been tabled and health-accord deals have been reached. 723 more words
Time wounds all heels.
Especially, it seems, for women who work in restaurants with dress codes that require them to wear high-heeled shoes while spending long hours on their feet. 691 more words
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A 29-year-old man who admitted using a fake gun during eight of his nine robberies at banks across Western Canada has been sent to prison for four years. 147 more words
The irony ran as thick as the mud at the rainy construction site where Premier Christy Clark stood Wednesday to accept the endorsement of the Ironworkers Union. 541 more words
VICTORIA — Michelle Stilwell, one of the world’s most decorated Paralympic athletes and the first Canadian Paralympian to win gold in two different sports, has announced her retirement. 386 more words