Provincial Politics

BC Government

Rumours suggest changes coming to feds’ tax reform proposal: B.C. minister

By The Canadian Press
September 22, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: September 22, 2017 - 5:15pm

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s finance minister is citing rumours that the federal government intends to back off on elements of its proposed tax reforms that have drawn heavy criticism from small business owners across the country.

Premier John Horgan and Indigenous representatives for Orange Shirt Day.
Premier John Horgan and Indigenous representatives for Orange Shirt Day. jjhorgan/Twitter

B.C. politicians wear orange shirts to remember residential school experience

By The Canadian Press
September 21, 2017 - 4:22pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia politicians of all stripes wore orange shirts during a ceremony at the legislature to remember the thousands of Indigenous children who were forced to go to Canadian residential schools.

BC Hydro

Utilities commission seeks more data on Site C before final recommendation

By The Canadian Press
September 21, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: September 21, 2017 - 4:20pm

VANCOUVER — A preliminary report raises more questions than answers about the future of the controversial $8.8-billion Site C dam, with the British Columbia Utilities Commission saying it needs more information before it can make a recommendation.

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