Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Victoria Viewpoints: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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

Long awaited B.C. legislation on campaign finance reform won't limit donations
Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver cleared after bomb threat
Proposed tower raises fears of displacement of residents near Vancouver General Hospital
Independent report rips sacked Vision Vancouver trustees for culture of fear in school district
What Vancouver School Board "Bullying' Report Really says about BC Education
Energy Industry uses money, Army of Lobbyists to Influence BC Government
B.C.'s Pipeline spill map has been offline for over eight months
Military families in B.C. struggle to find family doctors
B.C. spending $91M over three years to hire 60 paramedics and buy six ambulances
ICBC shoots down critics over fiscal crisis controversy
Vancouver Police investigating bomb threat at Jewish Community Centre
Victoria researchers, pharmacists working to improve fentanyl testing
Child-care investment should be a priority for British Columbia
Christy Clark denounces anti-Semitic threats in Canada, U.S.
B.C. woman fined $75,000 for illegally importing items made from endangered species
'We were next': bomb scare at Jewish Community Centre not surprising to local leader
B.C.'s softwood lumber envoy says long-term deal needed with U.S.
George Ferguson, former mayor of Abbotsford dead at age 91
"Is it within you?': VPD launches drive to recruit more women
B.C. government piloting mentorship programs for young women
Some B.C. loggers get extra day off to catch up on sleep, improve alertness
Vancouver scraps idea it hoped would help preserve character homes
Rising crime rate strains Victoria police force
Ahousaht First Nation takes over management of hot springs attraction near Tofino
Province announces $91.4 funding boost for emergency services
Uber's arrival cause for concern, Vancouver Councillor says
Bomb threat forces evacuation of Greater Vancouver Jewish Community Centre
B.C. government's proposed duty to document law is 'inadequate,' 'pathetic,' critics say
B.C. Education Minister Mike Bernier dismisses call for by-election
B.C. to create new auto insurance for ride-hailing companies, taxi industry
Greens come to terms for limiting B.C.'s career politicians
Attacks, alternative facts and the B.C. election campaign hasn't even started
Liberals set their Uber trap, NDP stumbles right in
Ride-hail firms will steam-roller rules
Thirteen municipalities, but only one planet
Victoria taxi company 'disappointed' with ride-sharing service plan
Ambulances added, paramedic house calls expanding
New Victoria transitional housing facility opens its doors

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