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Premier Clark cleared again on conflict of interest allegations

VICTORIA – B.C. Premier Christy Clark has been cleared for a second time on conflict of interest allegations connected to party fundraising events.

Conflict commissioner Paul Fraser says he found nothing compellingly different in the most recent conflict complaint filed against the premier by Opposition New Democrat David Eby than he did in Eby’s first complaint filed in April. 95 more words


Bob Rennie denies getting heads up on B.C.'s foreign buyer tax

Assertions that “condo king” Bob Rennie knew about the province’s foreign buyer tax before anyone else are wrong, according to the office of Premier Christy Clark. 513 more words


90% of Metro Vancouverites support foreign buyer tax

Nine out of 10 residents of Greater Vancouver say they support the province’s decision to charge foreign buyers a new 15 per cent tax on real estate purchases, but the majority say these buyers will just find ways around the tax. 599 more words


Fraser Health warns of escalating overdoses in Surrey

A spike in overdoses in Surrey has prompted health officials there to warn that all illicit drugs may be contaminated with lethal substances.

Dr. Victoria Lee, chief medical health officer of Fraser Health, says the warning goes out to recreational drug users and addicts that contaminants could be in heroin, crack, cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and GHB. 131 more words


Email from Vancouver realtor to clients suggests ways around foreign buyer tax

A letter from a Vancouver realtor to his clients suggests ways to get around the new 15 per cent foreign buyer tax implemented by the provincial government. 1,166 more words


Province to release updated statistics on foreign real estate purchases

Finance Minister Mike de Jong is set to release the latest snapshot of real estate transactions in this province.

B.C’s superheated housing market has prompted the government to track property sales, and de Jong will release the latest statistics… 80 more words


Premier weighs in on hot topics in the Okanagan in extensive interview

Premier Christy Clark is in the Okanagan and she discussed topics from a national park in the valley to public school funding during an extensive interview in the Global Okanagan newsroom on Tuesday. 417 more words