All posts tagged "provincial politics"

  • Coleman Announces Funding To Prevent Violence

    D.W. Poppy Secondary School has received funding from the province’s civil forfeiture program towards its Social Thinking for At-Risk Students (STARS) project. The S.T.A.R.S. project is receiving $9,800 that will allow up to 70 at-risk students to...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • 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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  • Yes Campaign’s Cancer Claim Shows Desperation

    ·      TransLink Tax Supporter claims a NO vote will cause cancer ·      TransLink statistics show their staff take 60% more sick days than the public (To view this release online, click here) VANCOUVER, B.C.: Claims by the pro-TransLink...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • Disability Employment Month

    Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation Don McRae will help AVIA Employment Services staff kick-off its Employer Appreciation Forum and tour the centre as part of Disability Employment Month...

    • Posted September 8, 2014
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  • New Office To Accelerate School Seismic Projects

    Release. A proposed new project office in the Vancouver school district will help speed up the delivery of school seismic projects aimed at keeping students and staff safe in the event of an earthquake. Through a Memorandum...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Mount Polley Mine Proves Liberal “De-regulation” Doesn’t Work

    By Rafe Mair. The Mount Polley Mine/Imperial Metals disaster is such that one scarcely knows where to start. Fortunately, the people of British Columbia have a writer like Stephen Hume, who in the Vancouver Sun tells chapter and verse about the...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Can Darryl Plecas Fix Abbotsford?

    By Mike Archer. Before you send the emails asking me if I’ve taken leave of my senses, I believe Darryl Plecas is one of only two politicians in Abbotsford right now who stands a snowball’s chance in...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • The New Water Act

    By Wendy Bales. Here we go again. There is another last chance again until April 8th to make comments on pricing for water in the new Water Act. I have made my points in the water act’s...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • Rage As Liberals Abandon 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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  • Politics Without Principle 2.0

    “Just because you can,doesn’t mean you should” Posted on March 26, 2014 11:25 amby Laila And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse. ~William Shakespeare Partisan snipes from both sides of the house...

    • Posted March 30, 2014
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