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B.C. Liberals to address political party fundraising controversy with new legislation

The B.C Liberals will introduce legislation on Monday that is expected to address political party financial reform, Global News has learned.

The new legislation will create an independent panel to review how political parties raise funds and recommend any new reforms. 444 more words

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Christy Clark blames Abbotsford Hospital problems on 'bad flu season'

Premier Christy Clark is blaming the issue of overcrowded emergency rooms, like the one seen at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, on a bad flu season.

Earlier this week, the B.C. 418 more words

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Christy Clark says she 'jumped to conclusions' after accusing NDP of hacking

Premier Christy Clark says she jumped to conclusions when blaming the BC NDP for hacking the Liberals’ website – a criminal act – but she’s not apologizing for the accusations. 371 more words

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B.C. to lift foreign buyers tax for people with work permits

B.C.’s premier has announced the province is lifting the 15 per cent foreign buyers tax for anyone living in Metro Vancouver with a work permit. 310 more words

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Premier defends exclusive dinner at Okanagan winery

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is defending an expensive and exclusive fundraising dinner at an Okanagan winery Thursday night.

“This is the way political fundraising has always been done in Canada,” Clark said. 370 more words

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Premier Christy Clark criticized for holding $5,000 a plate dinner

Critics are slamming Premier Christy Clark for holding a private fundraiser in Kelowna at $5,000 a plate.

The event was held at Mission Hill Winery in West Kelowna. 129 more words

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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approved by B.C. government

VICTORIA – British Columbia granted environmental approval on Wednesday to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

The federal government gave its approval for Kinder Morgan Canada’s $6.8-billion expansion of the pipeline late last year after the National Energy Board recommended it go ahead if 157 conditions are met. 502 more words

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