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At the legislature three rooms are better than one

July 12, 2013

Finance minister Mike de Jong wants to have budget estimate debates running in three chambers at once in the legislature. In the house de Jong said while logistically challenging the move will free up more time for MLAs to debate the budget. However NDP house leader John Horgan isn’t buying it. “What that means is [...]

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Christy Clark cruises to win in B.C. by-election, returns to legislature

July 11, 2013

MLA Ben Stewart stepped down to allow the B.C. Liberal leader to run for the seat after she lost her riding in the May 14 election globeandmail – British Columbia

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Legislature bombs set to go off at peak of festivities

July 4, 2013
Legislature bombs set to go off at peak of festivities

CBC News has learned the timing of the arrests of the accused in the thwarted Canada Day bomb plot was key, with the suspects heading to a pre-arranged getaway rendezvous just as the bombs were set to go off. CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C. NDP faces tough road when legislature resumes

June 25, 2013
B.C. NDP faces tough road when legislature resumes

As Christy Clark and her revitalized B.C. Liberals head back to the legislature tomorrow for a month-long summer session to pass a post-election budget, the opposition New Democrats are also beginning a journey. CBC | British Columbia News

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Clark’s B.C. Liberals return to legislature to pass budget, set tone of restraint

June 25, 2013

Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals return to the legislature this week promising to pass their previously introduced surplus budget and lay the groundwork for a cost-conscious government looking to seize a potential trillion-dollar liquefied natural gas opportunity and slay the debt within 15 years. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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