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Surrey celebrates Vaisakhi

April 20, 2013
Surrey celebrates Vaisakhi

Surrey is gearing up for what’s considered the largest Vaisakhi celebration outside of India, to kick off this morning. Vaisakhi is a holy day on the Sikh calendar.  And in surrey, it means a massive parade, live music, free food and lots and lots of joyful people — organizers expect about 200-thousand. RCMP Sgt. Drew [...]

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A sneak peek at the NDP platform

April 12, 2013
A sneak peek at the NDP platform

The Leader of the NDP is playing down concerns unions and environmental groups will stand to gain from an NDP Government.   On The Voice of BC with Vaughn Palmer, Adrian Dix says the NDP platform won’t make everyone happy, “There are going to be some supporters of mine who are going to be disappointed; [...]

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Health minister powerless to intervene in Chilliwack chlorine controversy

March 8, 2013
Health minister powerless to intervene in Chilliwack chlorine controversy

BC’s Health Minister admits she is powerless to intervene as Fraser Health orders Chilliwack to permanently chlorinate its water. Margaret MacDiarmid says it is not appropriate for government to take over from the Health Authorities when it comes to water. That said “I also think that residents of Chilliwack they are very concerned about the [...]

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Education minister downplays carbon offset concerns in Vancouver

March 8, 2013
Education minister downplays carbon offset concerns in Vancouver

The Minister of Education is panning a Vancouver school district complaint over a funding disparity when it comes to carbon offsets. Don McRae says Vancouver needs to look at the big picture when it comes to money to help  schools become carbon neutral. “Well last year they recieved $ 860,000 in investment and put in [...]

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Education minister downplays carbon offset concerns in Vancouver

March 8, 2013
Education minister downplays carbon offset concerns in Vancouver

The Minister of Education is panning a Vancouver school district complaint over a funding disparity when it comes to carbon offsets. Don McRae says Vancouver needs to look at the big picture when it comes to money to help  schools become carbon neutral. “Well last year they recieved $ 860,000 in investment and put in [...]

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