Thursday, November 30, 2017

Victoria Viewpoints: Thursday, November 30, 2017

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

Religion versus LGBT rights: Langley's Trinity Western University Law School case goes to Supreme Court of Canada
A National Housing Strategy to Maintain Homelessness for Decades to Come
Trans Mountain pipeline project still lacks hundreds of permits
B.C. NDP, Greens flex partnership with swath of new policy achievements
Full recognition of UNDRIP is a necessary step toward reconciliation
Kelly Ellard, who killed 14 year old Reena Virk, granted conditional day parole
The push for rental-only zoning in Vancouver
Indigenous groups in Alberta, N.W.T. say they've borne 'enormous costs' from B.C. dams, call for end to Site C
Premier John Horgan says improved housing options to be focus of B.C.'s next budget
Fernie mayor thanks Flames for 'beautiful gesture' of outdoor rink after 3 men died in ammonia leak
Reena Virk killer Kelly Ellard granted day parole
B.C. companies pay lowest median fines in Canada for workplace deaths, CBC analysis finds
Repeat bad drivers can expect dramatically longer prohibitions in B.C.
Premier Notley to be greeted by pipeline protestors in Vancouver
Horgan says improved housing options his top priority
Ottawa insists Trans Mountain expansion will be built
Coleman casts for info on precarious promises to Plecas
Government considers cap on minor injury claims to 'fix' ICBC finances
NDP and Greens stack the deck in referendum vote
ICBC to ditch computerized assessments for drivers with medical concerns
Hiring many more teachers poses problems
E & N punching bag takes more hits
Kelly Ellard's parole delivers blow to Virk family
One-in-Five 911 calls are 'non-emergencies': E-Comm
B.C. Premier John Horgan vows clear referendum question
B.C. Seniors to get new driving assessment
John Horgan finishes first session at legislature as B.C. Premier
The BC NDP could be risking its future under proportional representation
Vancouver police can march in Pride parade, but not in uniform, society says
2 years after a court decision Vancouver francophones say their kids still need more schools
Province pledges new rules for agricultural waste following aquifer contamination report
B.C. government tells Ottawa to back off in Trans Mountain pipeline process as debate heats up

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