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B.C. Budget Quotes

VICTORIA - Quotes on the B.C. budget:———"The budget in one or two words? I came up with three — a triple-b budget — boring, balanced budget. But we're one of only two provinces in Canada that can boas...
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B.C. Budget By The Numbers

VICTORIA - Some highlights from B.C.'s 2014-2015 budget:— The budget projects surpluses of $184 million for 2014-15, $206 million for 2015-16, and $451 million for 2016-17.— The total provincial debt...
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Court Docs Taken Out Of Context: Clark

VANCOUVER - Court transcripts that have fuelled claims the British Columbia government attempted to provoke a teachers strike during heated contract negotiations have been taken out of context, Premie...
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B.C. Throne Speech Highlights

VICTORIA - Some highlights from the B.C. government's latest speech from the throne, delivered Tuesday by Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon:— The throne speech repeats Premier Christy Clark's lofty vision for t...
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Big Agenda For Legislature Sitting

VICTORIA - British Columbia's highly anticipated plans to regulate and tax the liquefied natural gas industry remain a work in progress, but the government is about to offer a peak at its energy bluep...
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Time For A Makeover

VICTORIA - The golden statue of Capt. George Vancouver that stands atop the green dome of British Columbia's iconic legislature buildings in Victoria is on a shaky perch, B.C. politicians have been to...
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What Democracy?

VICTORIA - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix says having politicians sit for only 36 days in British Columbia's legislature this year isn't good enough.Dix stood outside the legislature chambers today, o...
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School's Out For MLAs

British Columbia politicians won't be going back to the legislature for a sitting this fall. Instead, Finance Minister De Jong said Tuesday the Liberal government plans to spend the next few months...
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Here Comes That Balanced Budget..

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark's 17-minute throne speech — likely one of the shortest on record in British Columbia — leaned heavily on her long-standing election pledges to balance budgets, freeze...