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Transparency advocates tell BC NDP to hurry up on access to information reform

Transparancy advocates are calling on the B.C. government to make major changes to the province’s freedom of information rules.

The B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (BCFIPA) 507 kata lagi

Politics

The fraud of the “left turn” in Canada’s NDP

The centerpiece of the gathering was a keynote address by the NDP’s new federal leader Jagmeet Singh, a darling of the party’s right-wing establishment and former deputy-leader of the Ontario NDP. 45 kata lagi

BC Budget 2018

You can read the whole thing on the BC Gov website or Justin McElroy on the CBC ‘s summary. Basically a commitment to increase necessary spending in the right areas which is being funded by increases in taxes on the corporations and the wealthy. 537 kata lagi

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B.C. budget 2018: Government plans to add speculation tax, eliminate MSP

The B.C. government is introducing a new speculation tax on residential properties in an attempt to deal with the ongoing housing affordability crisis in the province. 1.118 kata lagi

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Why the NDP’s new 'free tuition' plan is terrible, awful, no-good policy (unless you’re rich)

Over the long weekend, delegates at the NDP’s annual convention in Ottawa officially vowed to eliminate tuition fees. Resolution 3-18-18, adopted Sunday, calls for the party to work towards “eliminating tuition fees and all administrative fees” at Canadian post-secondary institutions. 1.187 kata lagi

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Andrew Coyne: Divide and conquer? In Canadian politics, it seems maybe not

“The time for timid is over,” NDP leader Jagmeet Singh told his party over the weekend. The message was plainly intended to reassure those who felt the party had lost its way in the last election. 1.029 kata lagi

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