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B.C. Conservative Leader John Cummins resigns

July 19, 2013
B.C. Conservative Leader John Cummins resigns

Former Reform Party MP John Cummins has officially stepped down as the leader of B.C. Conservative Party, following the party’s failure to win a single seat in the May provincial election. CBC | British Columbia News

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The Patullo Bridge debate reaches Ottawa

June 12, 2013

The Federal NDP are wading into the Pattullo Bridge situation to say the crossing should not be tolled.  Surrey North NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu says the federal government has a role to play in funding muncipal infrastructure. “It is a working class area and working class people pay taxes already and it is time to [...]

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MP Donnelly slams move to close MCTS centres

June 3, 2013

A member of parliament says it will be a huge risk to be without the marine communications and traffic services centres in British Columbia. Fin Donnelly says it does not make sense to put people’s lives in danger just to save some money. The feds are looking to close three MCTS centres in British Columbia [...]

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Move to elected senate, says former Liberal leader

May 31, 2013
Move to elected senate, says former Liberal leader

In the wake of the Conservative government’s Senate expenses scandal, former Liberal Leader and MP Stéphane Dion says an elected Senate would have significant clout in Ottawa. CBC | British Columbia News

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A Vancouver MP not shocked but concerned with the Senate expense scandal

May 20, 2013
A Vancouver MP not shocked but concerned with the Senate expense scandal

A Vancouver MP says she’s not surprised Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s chief of staff has resigned after it was discovered he cut a 90 thousand dollar cheque to Senator Mike Duffy.   The cheque was intended to cover Duffy’s disallowed housing expenses.   Here’s Liberal Joyce Murray. “What is surprising or concerning I think is [...]

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