Thursday, March 2, 2017

Victoria Viewpoints: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Provincial scene.

Proposed lawsuit says B.C.'s foreign-buyer tax violates Canada's Charter
B.C. critics slam funding cuts to renters' protection agency
Wet'suwet'en Nation makes agreement to reclaim child-welfare services
Trudeau says he won't decriminalize illicit drugs beyond marijuana
Vancouver's housing shortage worsened by rental crackdown
Pacific NorthWest LNG mulls co-operation with Shell for Northern B.C. facilities
Prime Minister begins visit to Victoria and Vancouver, with plans to examine fentanyl crisis
RCMP investigating alleged theft from Chilliwack MLA's constituency office
Most asylum seekers slip into B.C. through Peace Arch Park
For 150th celebrations, South Asia history group reflects on Canada's darker moments
Home builder's group wants tax credit for asbestos, seismic work
Surging sales of Vancouver condos, townhomes edging up real estate prices
Kamloops pilot project offers free bus passes to low-income people
Poverty hard on B.C. students and teachers, educator says
Minister defends no B.C. welfare rate increase in 10 years
MLA accused of unfairly turfing deal with Treaty 8 First Nation
Ironworkers' union throws support behind Christy Clark ahead of election
Haldane gets 'awkward' treaty commission endorsement
Housing Minister Rich Coleman says B.C. is doing enough on homelessness
Chilliwack Liberal MLA John Martin says public money missing from his office
Clark must stop secret recording
This years budget best described as petulant
Trudeau reminds us: marijuana dispensaries still illegal
Trudeau takes tough stance on marijuana regulations
Politicians listen in
B.C. honours search and rescue volunteers
Government promises help for B.C. teen with autism who hits himself
'Very shocking': Abbotsford Hospital ER compared to a scene from M*A*S*H
Vancouver detached home sales continue to cool
Tyee readers not impressed with BC Liberal plan to reduce MSP Premiums

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