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Steelworkers’ Union protesting Chinese workers taking BC mining jobs

November 17, 2012
Steelworkers’ Union protesting Chinese workers taking BC mining jobs

The Steelworkers’ Union took the issue of Chinese workers coming to BC for mining jobs right to the door of MLAs around the Province. President of Local 2009 Manjit Sidhu says they were even outside BC Energy Minister Rich Coleman’s Langley office today. Sidhu says they will take the issue to other provincial and federal [...]

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Clark says financial parachute for recalled MLAs ‘doesn’t make sense’

November 9, 2012

NDP vows to scrap severance package that would give fired MLAs up to 15 months’ pay globeandmail – British Columbia

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Secret payouts for B.C. MLAs approved by committee

November 8, 2012
Secret payouts for B.C. MLAs approved by committee

The speaker of the B.C. legislature admits a secret decision to provide severance to all MLAs who lose their seats because of recall petitions was probably not the best idea. CBC | British Columbia News

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UPDATES: Speaker defends “transitional funding” for recalled MLA’s

November 8, 2012
UPDATES: Speaker defends “transitional funding” for recalled MLA’s

The Speaker of the Legislature is defending a decision made behind closed doors to give transitional allowances of 127-thousand dollars to MLA’s who are recalled. The decision was approved by both Liberal and NDP MLA’s on the legislative assembly management committee in February of 2011. Speaker Blll Barisoff says the committee decided the transtional funds [...]

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B.C. MLA travel expenses hit $1.5M

November 1, 2012
B.C. MLA travel expenses hit $1.5M

The B.C. government – for the first time – has released the travel expenses of MLAs after a scathing reports by the auditor general said the legislature’s financial books were a mess. CBC | British Columbia News

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