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First responders want PTSD recognized as a workplace hazard in B.C.

VANCOUVER – First responders in B.C. are fighting to have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recognized as a workplace hazard.

They say that the provincial government has not done enough to help and support those with PTSD. 358 more words


Politician Match Up of the Week: Jack Layton and Thomas Mulcair

Today on zakopinion, we have great men who are far-leftists, but are men who have done well throughout the years. Through tough times, they would stand strong and not be brought down and later pick themselves back up and continue their journey. 561 more words


(449) Beyond Rhetoric: The Best Bill You've Never Heard Of

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Kai Reimer-Watts and Ray Kocur from the Beyond Crisis film team join us in the first half of the show to talk to us about their ongoing documentary film project. 360 more words

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Harper's Pre-Election Budget Delivers Surplus, But Few Jobs

Best ideas lifted from NDP, says Mulcair.

With a federal election looming in the fall, the Harper government tabled a budget in Ottawa on Tuesday with a $1.4 billion surplus. 536 more words


Budget Politics

This year’s federal budget is as much about politics as it is about money.

The 2015 budget, which was tabled yesterday afternoon, can be seen as a kind of Conservative election platform. 270 more words

Harper shrugs off Joe Oliver's budget comment about grandchildren

WATCH ABOVE: Tom Mulcair calls out Harper over Finance Minister’s ‘granddaughter’ comment

OTTAWA – Stephen Harper shrugged off controversy Wednesday over his finance minister’s assertion that potential future problems… 352 more words


Alberta NDP promises interest-free loans for environment-friendly upgrades

EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is pitching a plan to help homeowners and businesses go green.

Party Leader Rachel Notley says if her party wins government in the May 5 election, it would bring in a program of interest-free loans for environmental upgrades. 89 more words