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Rossland citizens consider new tax for local high school

March 13, 2013
Rossland citizens consider new tax for local high school

The Kootenay-Columbia School District has voted to close the only high school in Rossland, B.C., but some local citizens want the city to bring in a new tax to keep it open. CBC | British Columbia News

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Vancouver school board to consider increased security

February 4, 2013

The mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school has left many parents concerned about their children’s safety, says a school board trustee who wants more vigilance about letting strangers into Vancouver schools. Ken Denike said he received numerous phone calls from concerned parents in the aftermath of the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 20 [...]

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B.C. to consider tougher fines for stiffing workers

January 30, 2013

OTTAWA — The B.C. government, criticized by the Harper government last month for having only “modest” sanctions against those who exploit foreign workers, will consider boosting fines for violations of the Employment Standards Act, Jobs Minister Pat Bell said Tuesday. Federal Immigration Minister Jason Kenney was politely critical of B.C.’s first-offence maximum fine of $ [...]

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Dix says NDP would consider higher tax credits to protect B.C. film industry

January 25, 2013

NDP leader’s position puts him at odds with Liberal Premier Christy Clark globeandmail – British Columbia

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Judge orders Human Resources Minister to ‘further consider’ her compliance in HD Mining case

January 17, 2013

Human Resources Minister Diane Finley has until Jan. 21 to determine whether she will take further action to force HD Mining to turn over documents in temporary foreign workers case globeandmail – British Columbia

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