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Search for Cummins replacement about to begin

July 23, 2013
Search for Cummins replacement about to begin

  The Provincial Board of the BC Conservative Party has set the weekend of April 11 th as the date for a leadership convention to replace John Cummins who resigned last week.  Party President Dan Denis says the April date will allow 8 months for the campaign, giving potential candidates adequate time to present themselves [...]

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Vancouver’s Mayor says the infrastructure fund needs a boost

June 2, 2013
Vancouver’s Mayor says the infrastructure fund needs a boost

The Mayor of Vancouver says the commitment made by the federal government on funding for infrastructure is a good start, but not enough.  “But cities and communities across the country wanted more, we need to have more on the table to address the infrastructure deficit that we’ve built up over many years.” Gregor Robertson says a [...]

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Mayors gather in Vancouver

June 1, 2013
Mayors gather in Vancouver

The federal minister responsible for transport and infrastructure has spoken to local government representatives gathered in Vancouver. At the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Denis Lebel said, overall, the feds will invest $ 70-billion in infrastructure — $ 53-billion will go to provincial, territorial and municipal infrastructure. “Most important, our plan is set for ten years. [...]

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Canadian Coast Guard denies claims MCTS centre severely understaffed

May 4, 2013
Canadian Coast Guard denies claims MCTS centre severely understaffed

The Canadian Coast Guard is denying claims from the members union that Vancouver’s Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre is short staffed. In an email, Coast Guard assistant commissioner Denis Sing said the claim the MCTS centre is critically undermanned is untrue. Sing also denies the centre is already half way shut down, two years before [...]

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Coast Guard union claims bully politics at play in Ottawa

March 6, 2013
Coast Guard union claims bully politics at play in Ottawa

The Coast Guard union is accusing the federal government of rooting out, and getting rid of, any opposition to the closure of Kitsilano Coast Guard base.  Union leader Dave Clark says a memo from Coast Guard Commissioner Marc Gregoire shows what lengths the feds went to, to close Kits base. Clark says Western Region Assistant Commissioner [...]

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