Sunday, October 20, 2019


Politics

These are the 5 major candidates running for election in Saanich-Gulf Islands

Do you know who you're voting for on Monday? ✔️

These are the 5 major candidates running for election in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

The incumbent MP, Randall Garrison, is running for re-election

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer pledges to eliminate carbon tax and GST on utility bills

He also says a Trudeau-NDP coalition will "cost you thousands of dollars more every year".

Canada’s federal political parties were just graded on their climate change policies

Guess who "did not attend science class"? 😬

Jagmeet Singh helps gain momentum for NDP in British Columbia (REPORT)

Canada could be headed towards a minority government

Andrew Weaver announces plans to step down from BC Green Party leadership

He also said he won't seek re-election in the Oak Bay-Gordon Head riding in 2021.
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Green Party leader Elizabeth May pledges to plant 10 billion trees across Canada over...

That's 30,000 hectares of trees every year until 2050

Jagmeet Singh will be marching in Victoria’s Climate Strike rally tomorrow

Meanwhile, Justin Trudeau and Elizabeth May will be marching in Montreal alongside Greta Thunberg

Trudeau campaign pledges $40K interest-free loans to help make homes energy efficient

The Liberal Party also pledged to reduce Canada's net emissions to zero by 2050

NDP “New Deal” plan for BC will focus on protecting coastlines and affordable housing

"Our priorities here in BC ­­­are not our Prime Minister’s priorities."

Saanich Green Party leader Elizabeth May pictured holding photoshopped reusable cup

The original image was taken at the Sidney Street Market in 2018

UVic professor says Canadians’ biggest political pet peeve is misspent tax dollars

While the US and UK tend to focus on sex scandals

Victoria mayor Lisa Helps claps back at Twitter trolls for spreading misinformation

"It's generating hateful emails from across the country..."

Victoria councillor Ben Isitt calls out “corporate media” after backlash on military event spending

Victoria city councillor Ben Isitt is calling on the public to "reject conservative media distractions"

BC appoints first human rights commissioner in 17 years

The only province in the country without one since 2002

BC Green Party introduces bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy

Currently prohibited in Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and the City of Vancouver. 

Victoria council delays voting on horse-drawn carriage ban after hundreds rally in support of...

Last night's meeting lasted for nearly 6 hours as council heard from dozens of speakers on both sides of the debate

Advanced voting now open for Nanaimo by-election that could change the BC government

The results could potentially trigger a provincial election

BC votes to keep first-past-the-post system

Majority of Victorians voted against it.

Senate ends Canada Post strike with back-to-work legislation

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has been on strike for the past 37 days

Canada Post back-to-work legislation up for debate in Senate after passing in House of...

Bill-C89 has been criticized by NDP and labour leaders for undermining the collective bargaining process

Elections BC extends referendum vote deadline in light of rotating Canada Post strikes

But the deadline to request a voting package is still midnight tonight!
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BC Premier John Horgan and Andrew Weaver will be at this downtown Victoria rally...

The NDP is hosting the rally in support of proportional representation ahead of the electoral reform referendum later this year

Elections BC fine NDP $4,000 for failing to report party fundraisers in 2017

Elections BC says the infractions occurred due to "human error"
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Elizabeth May will let NDP leader Jagmeet Singh run unopposed in Burnaby election

Singh accepted her offer of the "leader's courtesy," a long-standing tradition
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Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps to launch new campaign office at free public event

Eat, drink, and tell the mayor what you think!

British Columbia sues Alberta over plans to cut off oil shipments

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley responded by stating that BC is playing "legal rope-a-dope until the cows come home"
BC Legislature

Class action lawsuit filed against BC over speculation tax

Residents of Alberta and "other provinces" are claiming that the tax discriminates against Canadians outside BC
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One year later, British Columbians unsure about NDP performance (REPORT)

Housing affordability, the pipeline dispute, and more

British Columbia submits court reference to protect coast autonomy

Another chapter in the Kinder Morgan Pipeline saga...

Anti-pipeline protestors host demonstration outside Victoria CRA building (PHOTOS)

The building was forced to shut down for an hour this morning
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Public opinion divided after pipeline work put on hold (REPORT)

It looks like our leaders may have reached a stalemate over the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion
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A controversial Victoria company accessed the BC Green Party’s voter database in 2016

AggregateIQ reportedly had access to the personal information of tens of thousands of BC voters in the run-up to the 2017 provincial election

Voice your opinion on Canada’s next Open Government Plan tomorrow

Here's how you can make an impact on government polices and procedures
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Here’s everything you need to know about B.C.’s new speculation tax

The NDP government expects that 99% of British Columbians will not be affected by it

Green Party leader arrested at Kinder Morgan pipeline protest

Elizabeth May was one of the two MPs arrested this afternoon

Green Party leader looks to lower provincial voting age to 16

Not everyone agrees with his reasoning

Federal Budget 2018: Additional paternity leave implemented to improve gender equality

The changes will be available starting June 2019
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Alberta government suspends ban on BC wine

Now we can go back to drinking just one province-worth of booze 🍷

Here’s what you need to know about the British Columbia Budget 2018

A full breakdown of what you can expect from the province this fiscal year
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Provincial government formally challenges Alberta’s ban on BC wine

"We will defend our wine industry from unfair trade practices"
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Provincial Government outlines plans to tackle housing affordability, childcare, and the pipeline

"We will continue to defend the interests of British Columbia"

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