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HST: Recall campaign against MLAs to begin Jan. 1

Monday, September 20th, 2010

“Recalling any MLAs may prove more difficult than the petition campaign, which required the volunteers to collect signatures from 10 per cent of registered voters in each of the province’s 85 ridings. While that was hard enough, for the recall campaign the volunteers will have to start from scratch again and collect signatures from 40 […]

Legislative Committee assembles to discuss anti-HST petition

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Read the CBC article here The Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives is composed of the following MLAs: Terry Lake (convener), Liberal, Kamloops-North Thompson Eric Foster, Liberal, Vernon-Monashee Dave S. Hayer, Liberal, Surrey-Tynehead Richard T. Lee, Liberal, Burnaby North Pat Pimm, Liberal, Peace River North John Slater, Liberal, Boundary-Similkameen Katrine Conroy, NDP, Kootenay West Mike […]

Green Energy Advisory Task Force Report Released

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The BC Ministry of Energy,  Mines and Petroleum released the Green Energy Advisory Task Force Report on Wednesday.  The province also passed the Clean Energy Act (Bill 17) on the same day.  According to the BC News Release the Act builds on a number of recommendations from the task force, including: Confirming our commitment to […]

BC Government keeps funding for shelters

Friday, April 16th, 2010

The BC Liberal Government has agreed to keep the funding for  3 of Vancouver’s emergency shelters: New Fountain Shelter (51B Cordova St.) – 28 beds, Portland Hotel Society Central Shelter (240 Northern St.) – 100 beds, Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre First United Church (320 Hastings St.) – 200 spaces, First United Church of Canada. Read […]

Debate heats up in the Legislature over salaries after release of Comptroller General’s report.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

The House resumed yesterday after a week long break and the top story was the salary of BC Ferries CEO David Hahn. The report generating the intense debate was requested by the Transportation Minister Shirely Bond but she will not be taking any immediate action. “…the person who requested the review, B.C. Transportation Minister Shirley […]

Update on BC Treaty Commission – Common Table Report released

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

After 16 years of negotiations, the BC Treaty Commission asks Harper to step in – article from Globe and Mail. The BC Treaty Commission’s annual report for 2009 is available online. On October 13, 2009, the BC Treaty Commission released the  Common Table Report, which captures the 13 days of discussions in 2008 among the […]

Provinces not unanimous about H1N1 – BC H1N1 website.

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Read the story from the Globe and Mail. On Sept. 29, 2009,  the BC Government issued an Information Bulletin on the H1N1 virus and the BC Ministry of Health also has a H1N1 website.

Premier Campbell announces new cabinet.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

 Premier Campbell shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday making room for new MLAs with a surprising 7 positions going to new incoming MLAs and 2 positions going to former backbenchers.   The  Legislature will be recalled later this summer on August 25th, which will be followed by the budget speech on Sept. 01.  ************************************** Here’s a list of […]

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