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Minister Bill Bennett out to trim public-sector fat

August 1, 2013

Minister charged with finding ways to save money and find efficiencies in B.C. government globeandmail – British Columbia

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Stranded snowboarder makes good on rescue bill

July 19, 2013
Stranded snowboarder makes good on rescue bill

A snowboarder whose rescue off Cypress Mountain last winter cost a local search team thousands of dollars has donated back the funds. Sebastien Boucher was stuck for two nights last December in a backcountry area near Cypress Bowl. Search efforts were hampered by poor weather and the risk of avalanches, and a Coromant helicopter had [...]

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Bill Bennett vowing to get a grip on B.C. Hydro spending, culture

July 1, 2013

New provincial energy minister is not one to shy away from speaking harsh truths. But in the coming months, he may have occasion to ask himself why on earth he asked for this portfolio. globeandmail – British Columbia

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Richmond widow racks up $1,800 hospital parking bill

June 20, 2013
Richmond widow racks up $1,800 hospital parking bill

A Richmond widow — furious at racking up nearly $ 1,800 in hospital parking fees while visiting her dying son and husband — says hospital parking should be free. CBC | British Columbia News

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Ian Mulgrew: Insurance company off the hook for woman’s $27,000 medical bill, appeal court rules

June 18, 2013

A Victoria woman must pay $ 27,000 in U.S. medical bills because she didn’t bother to read her travel insurance policy, the B.C. Court of Appeal says. It unanimously rejected a lower-court ruling that the policy was difficult to understand. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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