By Seth Klein
Among the fear-mongering claims of the “No” side in BC’s electoral reform debate, a favorite is that proportional representation (pro rep) will result in unstable minority governments that can’t get anything done.
The claim is unsubstantiated nonsense.
On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, British Columbians throughout the province will be able to legally purchase non-medical cannabis online .
Search efforts to locate a missing Alberta plane this past September in the Clearwater, BC area, has led to the discovery of a plane last seen in 1987.
"This is the scariest thing about the IPCC Report — it’s the watered down, consensus version."
By Jon Queally, Staff Writer, Common Dreams
New and amended regulations are now in place to support British Columbia’s legal cannabis regime and prioritize the health and safety of British Columbians.
This is another step in the work to prepare for the federal legalization of cannabis.
Updates are as follows:
Cannabis Licensing Regulation
In just 14 months BC’s still-new government has taken bold steps to address the child care chaos. Finally, after 16 years of inaction on child care under previous governments, we’re now seeing substantial improvements. Based largely on the evidence-based $10aDay Child Care Plan, government is lowering parent fees, raising educator wages and education, and creating more licensed spaces.
In a media release, the RCMP First Nations Police routine patrols along the bank of the Fraser River took a twist from regular investigation to river rescue in late September.
After months of negotiations and a seemingly endless series of false deadlines, negotiators have hammered out a new trade agreement between Canada, the USA and Mexico. The new agreement (called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA for short) will create winners and losers, of course, and the general consensus
Judging by the mud flying, it would seem – splat – local elections are well underway across B.C.
If the campaign turns out anything like the opening acts, there's going to be some hefty dry cleaning bills this October.
So what does the field of candidates look like after the dust settled and nominations closed?
By Maria Dobrinskaya
When governments get 100 per cent of the power from just 40 per cent of voters, something’s not right.
Election after election, a minority of voters gets to decide our government, and then that government gets a four-year dictatorship. It’s minority rule, plain and simple. And it’s unfair and undemocratic.