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Tax cut for party donor defended by B.C. minister

November 22, 2012
Tax cut for party donor defended by B.C. minister

The minister responsible for B.C.’s liquor policy is defending a new tax break for a major Liberal party donor as a good way to protect jobs in the province’s growing brewing industry. CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C. NDP urges minister to hit ‘pause button’ on beer tax

November 22, 2012

First brewery to benefit under new policy owned by Liberal supporter globeandmail – British Columbia

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Brewery that supported B.C. cabinet minister gains millions on disputed tax break

November 21, 2012

Owner of Pacific Western Brewing Co. made in-kind donation to fundraiser for Rich Coleman, the cabinet minister in charge of liquor policy globeandmail – British Columbia

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Advanced Education Minister saying little about job action

November 19, 2012

As faculty and unionized staff strike at Vancouver Community College and BCIT,  the minister responsible is saying little. Advanced Education Minister John Yap calls the job action just another part of the bargaining process. But when asked if the government will consider recent deals reached with university staff as a pattern for colleges, yap said: [...]

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Advanced Education minister responding to criticism over apprenticeship programs

November 18, 2012
Advanced Education minister responding to criticism over apprenticeship programs

BC’s minister of advanced education is hitting back at NDP criticism of the Liberal Government’s handling of the province’s apprenticeship programs. Following accusations from NDP Finance Critic Bruce Ralston that the Liberals are only investing in apprenticeship programs because of May’s election, John Yap says that couldn’t be further from the truth. “I believe the [...]

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