All posts tagged "BC Liberals"

  • Child-poverty
    Columns: One In Seven Kids In BC Lives In Poverty

    By David Murray. One in seven children or about 121,000 kids in British Columbia were found to be living in poverty in 2016. The poverty rate among British Columbia children aged six or lower was almost 20...

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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    Provincial Politics:Three Years Later Missing Women’s Inquiry Recommendations Left By The Roadside

    Submitted. Highway_of_Tears VICTORIA — Three years after the Missing Women’s Inquiry not only has the Christy Clark government refused to implement recommendations, but they have also stopped reporting on their lack of progress, say New Democrats. “The...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • David Murray
    Unions Have Made A Better Life For All Canadians

    By David Murray. I was at the local gym in Pitt Meadows today working out. I overheard a conversation from a young man who was talking to a young lady. He was telling her that he was...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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  • Mike de Jong
    Mike De Jong’s Magical Slight Of Hand

    By Mike Archer. I am the last person who would accuse Mike de Jong of being an unskilled politician. As the second most powerful politician in BC outside of the Premier’s office, he has earned his reputation...

    • Posted February 8, 2015
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  • Premier Christy Clark
    A Weak Premier Christy Clark Has Left BC Families High And Dry

    By Mike Archer. Contributing Editor to Thetyee.ca Crawford Killian correctly pointed out on Thursday that the BC Government is clearly involved in a high stakes game of union busting in its pretend negotiations with the BC Teachers...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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  • Legislature
    Rage Over Liberal Abandonment Of ALR

    From Lana Popham. Yesterday as the ALR legislation was tabled I felt immediate rage. I became someone I rarely am inside that chamber. I yelled at Minister Bennett, I yelled at every Government MLA that had ever...

    • Posted March 30, 2014
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    Campbell’s $6 Billion Olympics Failed To Live Up To Expectations

    The Globe and Mail is reporting that the BC Liberals’ $6 Billion Winter Olympics provided only negligible tourism returns. Faced with a deep budget deficit, ailing economy and young workers fleeing over the Rockies, Premier Gordon...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • Sharon Gaetz Walter Neufeld

    Chair of the Fraser Valley Regional District and Mayor of Chilliwack Sharon Gaetz is battling with 17 community, environmental and native groups on behalf of a company which was fast-tracked through the City of Chilliwack’s approval process...

    • Posted January 30, 2014
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    Letters: BC Media Rightwing Bias

    Dear Editor. The right wing bias in BC’s media is sickening and a clear and present danger to the little democracy we have left. Check out the articles and letters to the editor – right wing scare...

    • Posted May 13, 2013
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  • Corruption of facts as governance 101
    $171 Billion ‘Debt Free’ Christy

    Walter Neufeld is known for his advocacy work as president of the FVRD Citizens Association and his work against the gravel industry lobby. He also founded a group called ‘Men on Roofs’. The full name of the...

    • Posted May 13, 2013
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