Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Victoria Viewpoints: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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

Vancouver, Toronto rental markets face rising rents, extremely low vacancy: survey
Site C will be a strategic asset in fight against climate change
Protestors block driveway, delay modular-housing project on Vancouver's south side
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James upbeat on province's budget
Accused in B.C. police officers death appears in Abbotsford court
Ex-RCMP inspector accused of assault was in consensual relationship with woman: defence
Defence calls woman a 'liar and a perjurer' in former B.C. Mountie's sex assault trial
B.C. budget surplus shrinks with mounting spending pressures
Food banks in areas affected by wildfires still seeing increased demand
B.C. sees a major spike in hate crimes in 2016
'I think this could open up a lot of interesting doors": LGBT community in B.C. reacts to federal apology
B.C. investigating claims fish processing plants release contaminated effluent
Suspect charged in Abbotsford police officer's death makes brief court appearance
B.C. firearms task force to target homegrown illegal gun trade
Investor confidence plummets for BC's energy sector
Still a long way to go in managing mental illness
B.C. government's surplus projection shrinks
Budget surplus shrinking as NDP makes good on spending promises
'Blood water' pumped into ocean prompts investigation
Referendum count is not as promised
E & N line needs new approach
ICBC tests new distracted driving prevention technology
Surplus decreased as B.C. wildfire, ICBC costs rise
Controversial B.C. Christian law school lays out case ahead of Supreme Court of Canada hearing
Surrey mayor says province needs to move faster on modular housing after tent city video goes viral
B.C.'s liquor stores want control of recreational pot sales, but not everyone's on board
Provincial surplus down $56M, says B.C. finance minister
New politicians wanted Gerontocrats Need Apply
Break on Hydro coming even if freeze rejected: Minister
City invites public to share solutions to single-use waste items at Cambie and West Broadway pop-up
Hate crimes against Asian Canadians and LGBT people increased in B.C. in 2016

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