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Ian Mulgrew: Lawyer’s BC Hydro fight was class-action genesis

December 27, 2012

Still boyish at 70, Ian Waddell sipped a coffee, his eyes alight with the ghosts of Christmas past, gleefully recalling what was probably Canada’s first consumer class-action. “Forty years ago, on Dec. 28,” intoned the lawyer, former politician, raconteur and author. “BC Hydro was ordered to return $ 350,000 to 12,500 people. We won. And [...]

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Hockey, the KGB and ill-fitting suits

September 20, 2012

Forty years ago, Rick Noonan worked as a trainer for the Soviet team, giving him an up-close look unmatched by any other Canadian globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. farmers’ anger turns to support for Agricultural Land Reserve

September 15, 2012

Forty years on, farmers have learned to accept foremost legacy of the Barrett government, to preserve agricultural land for agricultural purposes globeandmail – British Columbia

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