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Software breaches plague B.C. municipalities

August 7, 2013
Software breaches plague B.C. municipalities

The city of Victoria is asking taxpayers to check their bank accounts after a software security breach last month. CBC | British Columbia News

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Court will decide who is right, Metro Vancouver or the Township of Langley

July 22, 2013
Court will decide who is right, Metro Vancouver or the Township of Langley

Metro Vancouver and the Township of Langley are headed to court but they can’t even seem to agree on the reasons why. Township mayor Jack Froese says it is about who has say, council or Metro Vancouver, over a municipalities land use plans, in this case the Trinity Western University development. But Metro chair Greg [...]

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Attorney General says she is eager to act on Missing Women Inquiry recommendations

July 15, 2013

More than a year after BC’s Missing Women Inquiry wrapped up, several of the 65 recommendations made by commissioner Wally Oppal have yet to be addressed by the provincial government. Attorney General Suzanne Anton says she’s been reading through the final report tabled in December and she’s eager to act on it. “I’m determined to [...]

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Metro Vancouver takes Langley Township to court

July 12, 2013

Metro Vancouver is taking the Township of Langley to court over its development plans for the area around Trinity Western University. Township mayor Jack Froese says the legal battle boils down to who has the power to determine land use policy. “Metro Vancouver have a different opinion on that. So I think this is a [...]

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B.C. leads Canada in promoting local food programs

June 8, 2013

British Columbia is Canada’s hotbed of local food action with active food policy programs in 16 municipalities, Metro Vancouver, local health authorities and the provincial government, according to a national report prepared for the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute. “I was astounded that there were 64 food policy councils across Canada,” said Joanne Bays, a steering [...]

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