NDP government unveils 2017-2018 budget, 246-million surplus The NDP government is promising a 50 per cent cut in Medical Services Plan premiums as a first step toward their elimination over four years. $208 million has been set aside for new affordable rental housing, and there's a $681 million increase to K-12 education funding. The income tax rate increases to 16.8 per cent on taxable income over $150,000, up from 14.7 per cent.
Edtomonn’s MacEwan University defrauded of $11.8M in online phishing scam Some funds still missing, most traced to bank accounts in Canada and Hong Kong.
New wildfire east of Kelowna, B.C., forces evacuations of ovr 1,000 people
Hundreds of firefighters battling largest wildfire ever recorded in B.C.. 19 Wildfires have merged to create the largest wildfire in B.C. history.
2 navy members linked to Canada Day incident at Indigenous ceremony in Halifax. ‘We are quite seized by the matter and are looking into this further,’ says National Defence spokesperson
NDP to introduce throne speech confidence motion Monday, vote likely Thursday. A Monday vote would require the unanimous consent of all members of the legislature
Renewed tensions between Cuba and U.S. won’t impact Canada, says Justin Trudeau - Friday June 16, 06:08 PM
It will be business as usual for Canada and Cuba despite a renewed hardening of relations between the communist island nation and the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Environmentalist with BC ties fired in Alberta. Tzeporah Berman has been let go from her position on Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group
Netflix tax? Trudeau says no to MPs’ proposed broadband internet levy. Parliamentary committee recommending 5% tax to boost struggling media industry
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Record breaking 3 Green MLAs sworn into B.C. Legislature
Wed, 7 Jun 2017 21:20:09 EDT - For the first time in Canadian history, three Green Party representatives have been sworn into a provincial legislature. In a ceremony in the B.C. Legislative chambers in Victoria, Andrew Weaver, Sonia Furstenau and Adam Olsen took their place in the history books.
Liberals to lay out foreign policy vision in major speech. His name may not even appear in the text of the speech, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his policies are expected to cast a long shadow over what Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says on Tuesday in the Liberal government’s first major foreign policy statement.Liberals to lay out foreign policy vision in major speech. His name may not even appear in the text of the speech, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his policies are expected to cast a long shadow over what Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says on Tuesday in the Liberal government's first major foreign policy statement.
B.C. NDP, Green alliance to focus on banning big money, electoral reform and stopping Kinder Morgan. May 2017 17:00:00 EDT - The NDP and Greens have agreed to work together to ban union and corporate donations, hold a referendum on electoral reform and to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Read More
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