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by Common Dreams on Thursday Oct 11 2018

"This is the scariest thing about the IPCC Report — it’s the watered down, consensus version."

By Jon Queally, Staff Writer, Common Dreams

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

New and amended regulations are now in place to support British Columbia’s legal cannabis regime and prioritize the health and safety of British Columbians.

This is another step in the work to prepare for the federal legalization of cannabis.

Updates are as follows:

Cannabis Licensing Regulation

by Contributor on Monday Oct 08 2018

In just 14 months BC’s still-new government has taken bold steps to address the child care chaos. Finally, after 16 years of inaction on child care under previous governments, we’re now seeing substantial improvements. Based largely on the evidence-based $10aDay Child Care Plan, government is lowering parent fees, raising educator wages and education, and creating more licensed spaces.

by Elections BC on Wednesday Oct 03 2018

VICTORIA – Administrative monetary penalties have been issued and posted on the Elections BC website at https://elections.bc.ca/resources/investigations/administrative-monetary-penalties.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 02 2018

In a media release, the RCMP First Nations Police routine patrols along the bank of the Fraser River took a twist from regular investigation to river rescue in late September.

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Oct 02 2018

After months of negotiations and a seemingly endless series of false deadlines, negotiators have hammered out a new trade agreement between Canada, the USA and Mexico.  The new agreement (called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA for short) will create winners and losers, of course, and the general consensus

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Sep 30 2018

Judging by the mud flying, it would seem – splat – local elections are well underway across B.C.

If the campaign turns out anything like the opening acts, there's going to be some hefty dry cleaning bills this October.

So what does the field of candidates look like after the dust settled and nominations closed?

by Contributor on Friday Sep 28 2018

By Maria Dobrinskaya

When governments get 100 per cent of the power from just 40 per cent of voters, something’s not right.

Election after election, a minority of voters gets to decide our government, and then that government gets a four-year dictatorship. It’s minority rule, plain and simple. And it’s unfair and undemocratic.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 25 2018

The BC Federation of Students has launched a campaign to educate students and young voters about the impact municipal councils have on their daily lives. The campaign, titled Your City. Your Vote., highlights the services run by municipalities and encourages voters to learn about what candidates are saying about issues that are important to them.

by John Horgan on Friday Sep 21 2018

By John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia

Over the last week, we reaffirmed our commitment to strengthen local economies, make communities safer, invest in people, and make life more affordable for B.C. families.

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