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Lack of data from census affects community planning, B.C. officials say

May 18, 2013

Regional planners in the Interior are worried the loss of the mandatory long-form census will make it increasing difficult to plan for the futures of small communities. “Is it debilitating? No. It does make it harder for policy planning,” Regina Sadilkova, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s director of development services, said Thursday. Vancouver Sun – News [...]

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NDP could win up to five times as many seats as Liberals, data suggests (with graphic)

May 2, 2013

The B.C. NDP could win up to five times as many seats as the B.C. Liberals if current polling numbers hold, according to an online seat prediction tool created by The Vancouver Sun. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Rich ridings lean Liberal, poor ridings NDP: census data

April 29, 2013

Provincial ridings with lots of rich, married homeowners are more likely to vote Liberal while those with plenty of poor, single renters tend to swing NDP, according to a comparison of census data with voting patterns. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Smartphones easily used to skim credit card data

April 25, 2013
Smartphones easily used to skim credit card data

A technology designed to make it easier to pay with your credit card may be putting Canadians at risk of fraud and identity theft, security and privacy experts warn. CBC | British Columbia News

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Oilsands environmental data to be released for Earth Day

April 21, 2013
Oilsands environmental data to be released for Earth Day

The federal Conservatives have decided to mark Earth Day this year, launching a long-promised portal for public access to sensitive environmental data from the oilsands. CBC | British Columbia News

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