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Former chief administrator Penny Ballem, 65, will receive $556,000 as a parting gift for the hastily arranged exit. News that undoubtedly warmed the cockles of the hearts of residents across Vancouver when they learned of it.
When asked, Stephanie Cadieux ignored questions about a potential resignation.
"As we step forward as a country, we need to make decisions."
"This does not set a great example to young people," said one response.
The current ferry trip is 45 kilometres.
Something is amiss when infrastructure projects routinely overshoot their original estimates by millions -- and sometimes -- billions of dollars in B.C.
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Cyrus has urged fans to sign an online petition against the province's wolf cull, saying it's a ``tax-payer funded kill program.''
What long-term health benefits would occur if government built $7.5 million in school playgrounds? Or spent $7.5 million cutting waitlists for surgery? Or made sure people had timely access to family physicians? Or improved rural or aboriginal drinking water quality to reduce the dozens of boil water advisories in effect across B.C. right now? Or any of a hundred other ideas.
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"Seeing the images of that boy was heartbreaking."
Hit the gym, earn points.
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Ivan Henry spent 27 years in jail before his acquittal in 2010.
There are so many contradictory messages that emanate from the government, it's hard to make sense of it all. It seems that there are two different personalities that take turns being in charge at the Ministry.
A Conservative environmental protection ad aimed at restoring British Columbia's salmon reserves is the subject of a fishy fracas.
Pile-ons are easier when the opponent seems down for the count. There is something puzzling about the report. You're left with the impression that this whole auditor general idea happened in a vacuum.