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When It Comes to Jumbo Glacier Resort, All Questions Lead Back To Powerful Minister

"One of the mysteries is why he has got his nose in it at all," said B.C. MLA Norm Macdonald, adding that people worry about publicly criticizing powerful minister Bill Bennett. "This is complete insider stuff. It's a remote corner of the province and they're getting away with stuff no one would get away with anywhere else... Everything about it feels like cronyism at its worst."
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B.C. Liberals Have No Time To Debate 'Serious Issues'

"Today's BC Liberals" may have taken a little inspiration during last year's election campaign from former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell when she bluntly stated in 1993 that "an election is no time to discuss serious issues." It's why British Columbians could be forgiven for thinking that they missed something during the campaign after seeing some of the legislation introduced during the current legislative session.
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Win For Sacred Headwaters

VICTORIA - A remote area of northwest British Columbia considered sacred by aboriginals and resource rich by mining companies has received a reprieve from potential coal-mining activities with a gover...
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Minister Admonished For Land Application

VANCOUVER - Before presenting his cabinet colleagues with a proposal to overhaul British Columbia's agricultural land reserve, Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm was admonished by the arm's length commissi...
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Land Reserve Independence In Jeopardy?

VANCOUVER - A leaked cabinet document that proposes significant changes to British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve — millions of hectares of cherished farmland that have been largely protected fr...
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River Treaty On The Rocks?

VICTORIA - Governments on both sides of the Canada-United States border are preparing for what could become a decade of negotiations to rework the 50-year-old Columbia River Treaty, a treaty Americans...