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Ian Mulgrew: Legal Services Society study a silver lining in B.C.’s justice system

November 14, 2012

It’s not all bad news in the B.C. legal system — the Legal Services Society is blazing a trail with its low-cost approach to resolving family law disputes. In a system plagued by a lack of data about outcomes and costs, the society is a pioneer in terms of producing empirical evidence — unlike other [...]

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Canada honours fallen with Remembrance Day services

November 11, 2012
Canada honours fallen with Remembrance Day services

A large hushed crowd converged around the National War Memorial in Ottawa on a chilly Sunday as the country paused for a moment to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  Global TV BC News

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Canada’s Supreme Court to rule on adequacy of special-education services in B.C.

November 6, 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to rule Friday on the adequacy of special-education services in B.C. public schools, ending a 15-year legal battle by a North Vancouver couple on behalf of their dyslexic son and other severely learning-disabled students. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Concerns about cutting Coast Guard services in wake of severe weather

October 31, 2012
Concerns about cutting Coast Guard services in wake of severe weather

With earthquakes, tsunamis, and superstorms part of the ‘new normal’, some people are wondering if we shouldn’t be expanding the Coast Guard service in B.C. instead of cutting back.  Global TV BC News

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BC Ferries to host public hearings on costs, services

October 29, 2012
BC Ferries to host public hearings on costs, services

B.C. Transportation Minister Mary Polak is asking the public to take part in a consultation process on the future of BC Ferries to help find a better balance between service and costs. CBC | British Columbia News

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