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Dirty money has warped the economy, B.C. government says as laundering inquiry starts

VANCOUVER — Money laundering has distorted British Columbia’s economy, fuelled the opioid crisis and overheated the real estate market, the province argued at the start of an inquiry into the criminal activity on Monday. 814 more words


'This is so achievable': NDP tables universal pharmacare bill, seeking Liberal support

OTTAWA — The NDP have tabled a new bill that calls for a universal pharmacare plan in Canada.

The party, which has been promising the legislation for some time, says its proposal is based on the principles of the Canada Health Act. 384 more words


Freeland agrees to more 'transparent' future trade deals to get NDP NAFTA support

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to make Canada’s trade negotiations more “transparent,” by agreeing to proposals from the New Democrats to provide more details of future deals. 838 more words


Cullen: Shouldn't the Green Party and the NDP start dating?

Most of us care deeply about the issues our country is facing and are often frustrated to have what appears to be so little impact in electing responsive governments. 763 more words


Trans Mountain pipeline's rising cost will kill project, opposition groups warn

Opposition parties and environmental groups are urging the federal government to stop expanding the Trans Mountain pipeline, citing a poll saying Canadians are alarmed by the project’s cost. 554 more words


Shameful shit

There is some shameful and some truly inspiring shit going down in Canada this week.

When I moved to British Columbia in 1990, one thing I learnt shocked me. 556 more words


Watch: NDP respond to letter from Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam on Teck Frontier mine

Official Opposition NDP Leader Rachel Notley alongside Edmonton-Rutherford MLA Richard Feehan, a former minister of Indigenous relations, speak about a letter sent by Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation regarding the Teck Frontier mine and the Indigenous Opportunities Corporation alleging a lack of government consultation from Alberta’s United Conservative Party government during a press conference in Edmonton, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020.

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