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Federal investments appear to match B.C. housing, transit initiatives: de Jong

By The Canadian Press
March 23, 2017 - 11:41am

VANCOUVER — The federal budget appears to be in line with British Columbia’s approach to affordable housing, child care and transit, Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Wednesday, calling a new $11.2 billion national housing fund a “relevant and significant” amount of money.

Speaker Sophie Harrison, at VIU's Malaspina Theatre on Tuesday night, says the Kinder Morgan pipeline has undermined B.C.'s government.
Speaker Sophie Harrison, at VIU's Malaspina Theatre on Tuesday night, says the Kinder Morgan pipeline has undermined B.C.'s government. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

B.C. Liberal gov't focus of anti-Kinder Morgan discussion

By Spencer Sterritt
March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

NANAIMO — How the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion has infiltrated various levels of B.C.'s government was the most talked about point in a recent discussion on the pipeline at VIU.

BC Government

Premier wants to make B.C. a leader in emerging field of augmented reality

By The Canadian Press
March 14, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 5:22pm

VANCOUVER — As governments around the world put up barriers to increased trade and immigration, British Columbia has an opportunity to grow its burgeoning technology sector by opening its doors to skilled newcomers, Premier Christy Clark says.

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